QuickJobs

QuickJobs programs prepare you for lucrative jobs, quickly.

Machinist student in class.QuickJobs are career training programs developed for jobs where workers will be in high demand over the next decade.

QuickJobs are designed to provide intensive and complete job training; prior experience in a field is not required. Most programs only take a few months to complete, and some can be finished in a matter of weeks.

A changing job market.

Between now and the year 2022, it’s estimated that 82% of all job openings in South Carolina will require a two-year education or a specialized certificate or training. QuickJobs programs prioritize your time, training you efficiently so you can take advantage of available job opportunities.

QuickJobs Programs

Advanced Manufacturing and Skilled Trades

Building Construction Manager Training Certificate
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training Certificate
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Training Certificate
Forklift Operator Training Certificate
HVAC Training Certificate
Industrial Electrical Maintenance Training Certificate
Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Training Certificate
Landscaping Training Certificate
Small Engine Mechanic Training Certificate
Welding Training Certificate

Business

Accounting and Payroll Specialist Training Certificate
Business Analyst Training Certificate
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Certificate
Office Administrative Specialist Training Certificate
Project Management Training Certificate

English and Humanities

Audio Engineering Training Certificate
Photography Training Certificate
Video Editing Training Certificate
Videography Training Certificate

Health Care

Cardiac Care Technician Training Certificate
Certified Nurse Assistant Training Certificate
Clinical Massage Therapy Training Certificate
EKG Specialist Training Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician Training Certificate
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Training Certificate
Medical Office Specialist Training Certificate
Patient Care Technician Training Certificate
Personal Trainer Training Certificate
Phlebotomist Training Certificate
Veterinary Assistant Training Certificate

Science, Information Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Advanced Desktop and Server Administrator Training Certificate
Computer Technician Training Certificate
Database Analyst Training Certificate
Desktop and Server Administrator Training Certificate
Front End Web Developer Training Certificate
Full Stack Web Developer Training Certificate

Personal Enrichment

Cake Decorator Certificate
Floral Designer Certificate

Financing and Scholarship Options

Tuition assistance, including scholarships and loans, may be available for QuickJobs programs.

QuickJobs Scholarships

Periodically, scholarships may be available for QuickJobs programs.
To qualify, you must attend an information session and be a resident of Richland, Lexington, or Fairfield county.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, you must:

  • Attend an information session. Information sessions last approximately two hours and are free to attend.
  • Pass the required WIN Assessments in Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.
  • Submit an online application including general information, last year’s federal income tax return, your educational background, and a 300-500 word essay about your academic and career goals.
  • You will need to enter your student ID on the application.
  • Finalists will have to attend a mandatory orientation and advisement session.
  • Some programs require clean SLED background checks and clean drug/alcohol tests.
Eligible Programs

Here is the current list of QuickJobs programs that are eligible for scholarships:

Accounting and Payroll Specialist Training Certificate
Business Analyst Training Certificate
Cardiac Care Technician Training Certificate
Certified Nurse Assistant Training Certificate
Clinical Massage Therapy Training Certificate
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Training Certificate
Computer Technician Training Certificate
Database Analyst Training Certificate
Desktop and Server Administrator Training Certificate
EKG Specialist Training Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician Training Certificate
Forklift Operator Training Certificate
Front End Web Developer Training Certificate
Full Stack Web Developer Training Certificate
HVAC Training Certificate
Industrial Electrical Maintenance Training Certificate
Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Training Certificate
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Certificate
Office Administrative Specialist Training Certificate
Project Management Training Certificate
Patient Care Technician Training Certificate
Veterinary Assistant Training Certificate
Welding Training Certificate

Financial Status Information

An applicant’s financial status is part of the selection criteria. Applicants whose incomes are below 80% of median family income will be given priority. Those who are at the median income level will be considered if there are extenuating circumstances.

Number of Family Members Median 80% of Median
1 $52,406 $41,924
2 $62,106 $49,685
3 $64,858 $51,887
4 $65,070 $52,056
5 $67,512 $54,010
6 $71,574 $57,259
7 $79,569 $63,655

Questions?

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