Recruitment & Training Programs – Greenville Area Development Corporation


As an integral part of the SC Technical College System, The Center for Accelerated Technology Training and its readySCTM program work together with the sixteen technical colleges to prepare South Carolina’s workforce to meet the needs of your company. Established in 1961, readySCTM is one of the oldest and most experienced workforce training programs in the United States. They are ready to bring this experience and expertise to work for your company. To learn more, visit

Apprenticeship Carolina

A registered apprenticeship is an employer-sponsored job related education program that cultivates highly skilled workers. It consists of two complementary components: a supervised on-the-job training that is provided by an employer at the workplace and is customized to meet job-specific needs; and related technical instruction (or “RTI”). This is often delivered by a technical college and serves to reinforce the theory underlying the skills being learned on-the-job.  Employers with registered apprenticeship programs are eligible to receive a tax credit of $1,000 for each registered apprentice employed for at least 7 months during each year of his or her apprenticeship program, for up to four years. To learn more, visit Apprenticeship Carolina.

Enterprise Zone Retraining Credits

Cash rebate of $1,000 per year per employee up to 5 years for retraining of existing production employees.  Employer must match each $1 rebated with training expenses of $1.50.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) & SC Works Business Solutions

Greenville County Workforce Development’s business solutions are geared to assist employers with pre-screening of applicants, pre-employment skills assessments, and referrals of qualified job seekers accessing the local SC Works center. Potential grant funds are available for incumbent worker training programs, on-the-job training, customized training for new employees up to 50% of training costs for new employees, and reimbursements for training of WIOA referrals. WIOA assistance complements support provided by ReadySC.

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