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Build Your Military and Your Post-Military Career
with Midlands Technical College

MTC offers high-quality education and training programs that provide greater employment opportunities for military and veterans.

Many of these programs are approved for military related assistance programs. We would be happy to talk to you about any of our programs and to help guide you through the funding and application process appropriate to your specific situation.

For more information on all services available to military and veterans visit or call MTC's Veterans Affairs Office at (803) 738-7717.

Tuition Assistance:

Military tuition assistance is dependent primarily upon your command. All of our courses, certificates, and QuickJobs lead toward certificates and are awarded both Continuing Education Units and Clock Hours. Many commands will approve tuition assistance for promotion points, career advancement, and morale purposes. Check with your Education Service Officer (ESO) to find out more. 

VA Benefits:

Midlands Technical College Corporate and Continuing Education has several certificate and certification programs approved for your VA benefits:

Business Management
Human Resource (SHRM) Exam Review for PHR and SPHR
Lean Six Sigma
Office Administrative Specialist

Computer Training
A+ IT Technician
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Database Analyst
Desktop and Server Administrator
Network+ Technician
Security+ Technician

Basic EMT
Clinical Massage Therapy

Machinist and CNC Operator
NCCER Pipefitter
South Carolina Manufacturing Certification
Truck Driver/CDL
Welder - Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced

The number and scope of these programs are expanding, so check back frequently. Get the latest news on GI Bill Benefits at

Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve
Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program/REAP
Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty
Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill
Chapter 35 - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP)

VA Vocational Rehabilitation:

Our courses, certificates, and QuickJobs may be approved for Chapter 31 Benefits. To find out more about these benefits go to:

Military One Source:

Spouses of E1-E5, W1-W2, and 01-02 Active Duty Soldiers will receive counseling and funding up to $4,000 to assist with licensure, certification or education opportunities. Access this program through Military One Source. Spouses must register at

Skills Gap

In central South Carolina there are a projected 20,000 job openings over the next five years, but the data shows that the state lacks people with the education and training needed to fill many of those very lucrative positions.  The jobs are open; the middle-skill salaries are competitive, often ranging from $40,000 to over $100,000.  To learn more about the Skills Gap, click on the following link:

GRIT Grant

The purpose of the Growing Resources for Information Technology (GRIT) program is to build a training infrastructure to high-growth, high-demand information technology occupations for unemployed veterans, minorities, women and others through a technical skills program that includes on-the-job training (OJT). Regional employers in insurance and health care IT departments anticipate needing nearly 2,200 new and replacement IT workers over the next four years. The GRIT program provides training exclusively for the three occupations in the highest demand among insurance and healthcare industries: programmer analyst, computer network support specialist and network and data communication analyst.  The program provides tuition, books, and multiple certifications, at no cost to eligible participants. To learn more about the GRIT program click on the following link:


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