Vet Administration approves 10 Courses at TCTC

The U.S. Veterans Administration has approved 10 certificate-based training courses through Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division. These programs are designed to offer U.S. veterans’ quick training in a series of in-demand jobs. U.S. Veterans Affairs benefits cover the following courses: 160-hour Truck Driving Class A and Class B, 50-hour Computer Technician CompTIA A+ Certification, 40-hour CompTIA Network+ Certification,  40-hour Certified Logistics Associate (Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certificate),  40-hour Certified Logistics Technicians (Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certificate), 160-hour Certified Production Technician (Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) certificate,  225.5-hour Heavy Equipment Operator (National Center for Construction Education and Research, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration certificate), 110-hour Certified Nurse Aide (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program and SC Department of Health and Environmental Control), 240-hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification (national certificate regulated by the SC Emergency Medical Services Department of the Division of Health and Environmental Control), 96-hour Core Introductory Craft Skills (National Center for Construction Education and Research certificate). These QuickJobs training classes can be completed in four to 24 weeks.  A student who successfully completes a program will be awarded a certificate and will be eligible to take an exam to earn additional national and state certifications or licenses. Veterans interested in taking a degree program should contact Tri-County Technical College’s veterans’ coordinator Wanda Pickens at (864) 646-2026.