Personal Enrichment

Art student painting in class.

Do something good for yourself.

Learn a new hobby or skill, express your creativity, or learn about topics that interest you.

MTC’s Personal Enrichment courses are fun, affordable, and fast to complete. Personal Enrichment courses are offered outside of MTC’s eight Schools of Study. 

Creative ArtsShow

Floral Design

ID: CEFLC-501

The fundamentals of floral arranging will give students enough basic skills to seek entry-level positions in the floral business. Introduction to materials and equipment, principles of good design, color, and specialized designs are covered.

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

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Defensive Driving

ID: CEDDC-500

Licensed drivers may take this eight-hour National Safety Council course every three years. Successful completion will remove up to four points (except DUI) on a SC driver's license, including CDL. Driver's license number and state required when registering. May reduce insurance costs. Defensive driving techniques are stressed through lectures, videos, and classroom demonstrations. NOTE: Arrive 10 minutes early. No late arrivals will be admitted. Bring a pen or pencil to class.

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Financial PlanningShow

Maximize Social Security - What Boomers Need to Know

ID: CEPFP-700

Don't miss this valuable workshop designed especially for baby boomers with a focus on timing Social Security withdrawals to allow maximum retirement income. Recent legislation in Congress will be discussed. The decisions made today can have a tremendous bearing on the total benefits received over a lifetime. Couples may attend together for a single fee.

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Food and CookingShow

Cake Decorator Professional

ID: CEKIT-522

Find out how the experts create beautiful cakes. This 18-hour certificate program prepares you with the basic cake decorating skills needed to start a cake business, obtain a position as an entry level decorator (bakery/grocery store), or for personal pleasure. Learn the perfect techniques in creating beautiful cakes using buttercream icing. You will be introduced to fondant bows. On the first night of class; bring Wilton practice board, piping tips (purchase only the tips listed on the online materials list); disposable piping bags; small pair of scissors; half sheet coated cake board; cake spatula; and a small container of prepared Wilton Decorator's Buttercream. Piping techniques will be covered on the first night of class. View the full list of supply requirements on the online materials list, but wait to purchase all supplies until after the first class.

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

MotorcycleShow

Basic Motorcycle

ID: CEMOT-501

Learn basic motorcycle riding techniques in this beginner-level course. The motorcycle range activity includes riding on small (100-350 cc) training motorcycles. NOTES: 1) For license waiver option, present motorcycle permit at first class and pass all assessments. 2) A three-hour online e-course is required before the first class. You will be emailed a code to access this e-course. You must present certificate of e-course completion to instructor at first class. 3) You will need to pass both a written and riding assessment to receive a completion certificate. Prerequisite: Must be eligible for a motorcycle driver's license and be able to ride a bicycle. This course is not an alternate to the driver education requirement for under 18-year-old drivers. Meets the standards set by SC law for insurance discount. Half helmets are not allowed, must be full face or open face helmet.

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

MusicShow

Music Business: Protecting Intellectual

ID: CEMUS-557

Every day musicians have their music rights stolen or used without being properly acknowledge or compensated. This course will cover the basics of music copyright law and how to register a copyright for your music on the official site for the US Copyright Office.

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.