www.higheropportunity.com highlights the multiple education and career opportunities offered in Laurens County.
The Newberry County Career Center engages students in Career and Technology Education ensuring success and life-long learning. The site features specialized sections for parents, students and teachers.
SC Future Makers and STEM Premier® have partnered to connect students with opportunities in advanced manufacturing, technology and more. The site even features a Training Manual- A guide to careers in manufacturing, technology, and more.
SCMC- SCMC is an entry-level Advanced Manufacturing Certification that consists of 200 hours of state-funded training comprised of three core certificate programs plus 40 hours of hands-on training in the lab.
SC WINS- 7 out of 10 students already attend Piedmont Technical College tuition-free. Now there’s a new scholarship that will make pursuing an education even more affordable. The South Carolina General Assembly recently voted to launch the SC Workforce and Industrial Needs Scholarship (SC WINS) — a statewide program designed to address workforce shortages. This program, in combination with a host of other scholarship offerings, can save a student thousands of dollars each semester.
Dual Enrollment at PTC- South Carolina High School students taking 6-12 credit hours (generally two-four classes) per semester through Piedmont Technical College’s Dual Enrollment program, can attend classes tuition-free at their high school, on a PTC campus, or online. That means real, substantial savings on college after graduation.
he Laurens County Future Scholarship provides recent high school graduates with a tuition-free path to complete two years of technical training, or the first half of a bachelor's degree.