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Commercial Driver's License

Commercial truck drivers transport goods and materials locally and across the country. A CDL (Class A Commercial Driver’s License) is required for many jobs in this field.

Commercial Driver

Five weeks to fast wages! This course will prepare students to sit for the CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) exam and go to work as a truck driver. Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another. Most tractor-trailer drivers are long-haul drivers and operate trucks with a total weight exceeding 26,000 pounds for the vehicle, passengers, and cargo. These drivers deliver goods over inter-city routes that sometimes span several states.

Automotive Technology

Automotive professionals work in shops and garages and are skilled in the building and repairing of engines.

Automotive Technician

Whether you’re planning to enter the field as an automotive technician or would like to advance your career with certifications in specialty areas, MTC has the path that’s right for you. MTC provides up-to-date training in both automotive theory and operational skills, supported by intensive classroom and hands-on lab training utilizing state-of-the-art tools for diagnostics and repair.

Automotive Brake, Suspension, and Steering Repair

Students receive hands-on training on each phase of brake service, suspension, and steering repair while preparing to become certified in Brakes and Steering and Suspension by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.).

Automotive Drive Train Repair

Students develop up-to-date knowledge on drive train repair while preparing to become certified in Automatic Transmission/Transaxle and Manual Drive Train by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.).

Automotive Electrical Systems Repair

Automotive students complete an up-to-date training program that prepares them to become certified in Electrical Systems by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.)

Automotive Engine Performance

Students develop knowledge of engine performance while preparing to become certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.).

Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Repair

Students receive hands-on training in repairs while preparing to become certified in Heating and Air Conditioning Systems by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.).

Small Engine Mechanic

In about six weeks, students can have a working knowledge of types and operation of small engines, engine service, and repair of outdoor power equipment. Work for yourself or for a small business repairing gas trimmers, chainsaws, push and riding mowers. Small engine repair professionals can earn over $20 an hour with experience.

Commercial Graphics

Commercial graphics technicians work in highly technical industries, designing and producing various types of printed materials.

Commercial Graphics

At the completion of this program, students will have the skills to begin a career in a number of different graphic-production industries including screen printing, offset lithographic production, and vehicle wrapping. These skills can be showcased on a variety of substrates such as t-shirts, banners, car wraps, and paper.

Construction

Construction managers plan, financially monitor, and supervise projects and personnel on various construction sites.

Building Construction

This program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities for the construction industry in South Carolina including homebuilders, superintendents, job site personnel, building inspectors, and contractors. Training is based on a set of detailed skills standards from the nation's leaders in the construction industry. Students are encouraged to become a professional in the construction industry. Students learn to build with a "zero-defect" construction philosophy. This means that a commitment to flawless workmanship and unparalleled quality is the heart of all training activities. Students will experience training in print reading, layout, frame assembly, door and window installation, estimating, scheduling, and other job site duties.

Building Construction Manager

In about six months, gain the skills to become a home builder, work as site personnel, or be a construction superintendent in both residential and commercial construction. Partnerships between the college and local contractors provide the right balance of lecture, lab, and on-site training in blueprint reading, layout, frame assembly, door and window installation, estimating, scheduling, and other job-site duties. Students will also know everything needed to take the South Carolina Residential Contractor Exam

Carpentry

The Carpentry-Qualified Framer certificate is designed to train the next generation of skilled workers needed in the construction industry by enabling the student to learn a specialized carpentry sub-craft. This certificate can provide multiple avenues to enter the construction industry without a degree in building construction technology. Students will experience training in print reading, layout frame assembly, door and windows installation, estimating, scheduling, and other job site duties.

Electrical and Electronics

Individuals in the electrical field test, troubleshoot, install, and repair electrical components. Electricians specialize in either residential or commercial electricity.

Basic Electrical Wiring

The Basic Electrical Wiring Certificate provides fundamental knowledge of electrical wiring and AC and DC circuits. Students become familiar with electrical codes, ordinances, print reading, and electricity fundamentals. Courses taken in this program may be applied toward the Diploma in Industrial Electricity if students elect to pursue this program.

Industrial Electricity

Graduates of this program are ready for positions with local electrical contractors, industrial plants, hospitals, power companies, government agencies, and other related businesses. These programs emphasize theory and hands-on training in residential and commercial electrical wiring and troubleshooting; various residential, commercial, and industrial applications; PLC programming and troubleshooting; and renewable energy applications like solar electricity.

What's the difference?

Only academic programs provide college credit, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and are eligible for federal financial aid (FAFSA). Training programs can be completed in a matter of weeks or months. These are not eligible for federal financial aid, but they may qualify for other scholarships and grant funding.

Renewable Energy Technician

The Renewable Energy Technician Certificate provides fundamental knowledge of electrical wiring, particularly as it applies to the growing field of alternative energy. Students are also given hands-on training in both roof-mount and ground-mount solar panel installation, energy storage installation and management and other alternative energy options. Students become familiar with electrical codes, ordinances, print reading, and electricity fundamentals. Courses taken in this program may be applied toward the Diploma in Industrial Electricity if students later elect to pursue this program.

Forklift Operator

Forklift operators drive industrial trucks that transport materials in warehouses and on job sites. Forklift operators can be trained in as little as one day.

Forklift Operator

In just one day, students will be trained to operate a forklift and receive a three-year certificate in forklift safety, preventative maintenance, and driving/operation skills. As a trained forklift operator, graduates can start earning up to $15 an hour. This course will also prepare you to work as a material handler or warehouse operator at any number of manufacturing, supply, or logistic companies. Safety requirements prohibit open-toe, cloth, and high heeled shoes. Students must be 18 years of age in order to operate a forklift.

HVAC/R

Heating and air conditioning systems, as well as refrigeration and ventilation systems need HVAC mechanics and installers to repair and install air quality devices for homes and buildings.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

Heating and air conditioning systems control the temperature, humidity, and overall air quality in homes, businesses, and other buildings. By providing a climate-controlled environment, refrigeration systems make it possible to store and transport food, medicine, and other perishable items. When installing or repairing air conditioning and refrigeration systems, technicians must follow government regulations regarding the conservation, recovery, and recycling of refrigerants. The regulations include those concerning the proper handling and disposal of fluids and pressurized gases.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration

Technicians from this program are prepared for careers in residential and commercial air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating equipment installation and maintenance. These programs offer hands-on training as well as classroom instruction, preparing the student for any HVAC career.

Industrial Mechanical Maintenance

From troubleshooting to preventative maintenance, an industrial maintenance technician installs, repairs, and maintains industrial and commercial machinery in a variety of settings.

Industrial Mechanical Maintenance

This program gives students the entry-level skills needed to start earning around $20 an hour as a mechanical maintenance technician. Manufacturing companies and mechanical contractors are looking to fill these important positions which are in high demand. The program can be completed in just 11 months.

Landscaping

Landscapers work to improve an existing landscape or to build a new one to make it more functional or to improve its appearance.

Landscaper

Learn the principles of landscape design including form, function, symmetry vs. asymmetry, balance, texture, light and shadow, composition, and development of personal style. Study hardscapes, lighting plans, designing commercial properties, color theory, spatial arrangements, and water features. Invest in a promising career and earn a landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually.

Precision Machining

Machined parts have to be made – and a CNC operator works to program, set up, and operate computer numerical control machines while also maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety.

Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

If you are interested in computers, working with your hands, and are mechanically inclined, you could earn up to $30 an hour as a CNC operator. Basic CNC programming and applications-based training on actual CNC machines are blended together in this certificate. Complete this program in as few as ten months and bring your skills to one of many organizations that rely on CNC Mill and CNC Lathe work for production.

Machine Tool

Skilled machinists are required in every facet of manufacturing. Begin a career in the rapidly advancing manufacturing industry with this course of study in machine tooling. This hands-on experience combines classroom and shop instruction where students will learn to fabricate various materials into intricate, precise, usable parts using both manual and CNC machining.

Mechatronics

Advanced automated manufacturing requires skilled maintenance and repair professionals. This program focuses on the engineering of electrical, mechanical, and computer systems to solve technical problems and maintain automated equipment.

Mechatronics

Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics programs at MTC offer excellent educational opportunities for people who desire hands-on careers, enjoy troubleshooting, and are technically inclined. The programs include classroom and hands-on instruction in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and PLC technology.

What's the difference?

Only academic programs provide college credit, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and are eligible for federal financial aid (FAFSA). Training programs can be completed in a matter of weeks or months. These are not eligible for federal financial aid, but they may qualify for other scholarships and grant funding.

Welding

Welding is used in the shipping, automotive manufacturing and repair, and aerospace industries. Welders join metal parts through melting and fusing them into a permanent bond.

Welder

Welders work in a wide variety of industries, from car racing to manufacturing. Complete this coursework and receive training in the latest welding technology as well as traditional welding skills and a good foundation in basic welding theory, metallurgy, and blueprint reading.

What's the difference?

Only academic programs provide college credit, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and are eligible for federal financial aid (FAFSA). Training programs can be completed in a matter of weeks or months. These are not eligible for federal financial aid, but they may qualify for other scholarships and grant funding.