Workforce Development

The State of South Carolina and the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester region has multiple workforce resources for businesses. Below are a few agencies and programs designed to help both workers and companies succeed.

Ready SC

A division of the SC Technical College System, ReadySC is a workforce training program that works to help meet companies' needs.

SC Works

SC Works is a program designed to bring employers and workers together. Their team works on program such as WorkKeys assessments, on-the-job training, and even resume building for applicants. 

Lowcountry Graduate Center

The Lowcountry Graduate Center (LGC) is a state-funded organization dedicated to providing Charleston-area residents with convenient access to graduate-level academic programs.

Trident Technical College

Trident Tech is the region's technical training institute. They work with students and employers in a wide variety of fields. 

Apprenticeship Carolina

An apprenticeship is a time-tested method of employee development that combines supervised on-the-job training with job-related education in the classroom. Apprenticeship Carolina works to ensure all employers in South Carolina have access to the information and technical assistance they need to create demand-driven registered apprenticeship programs.