Customized Workforce Training

South Carolina Department of Commerce (SCDOC)

Regional Workforce Advisors

SCDOC’s Regional Workforce Advisors (RWAs) serve as a connection for the business and education communities to collaborate on how to best prepare the workforce to meet industry demands. The RWAs help bridge gaps at the local level between the education community and businesses, to ultimately help businesses find qualified and skilled workers for job openings.

South Carolina Technical College System – Division of Economic Development


A state-funded program, readySC is provided at little or no cost to new and expanding businesses in South Carolina. The offer customized workforce recruitment, assessment, training development, management and implementation services to qualifying companies, from one of the oldest and most experienced workforce training programs in the United States.

Apprenticeship Carolina™

Apprenticeship Carolina ensures all S.C. employers have access to the information and technical assistance they need to create demand-driven registered apprenticeship programs – an “earn while you learn” training model combining structured on the job training, job-related education, and a scalable wage progression.

EZone Retraining Program

EZone reimbursements support industry competitiveness and innovation in South Carolina.

When your manufacturing facility is ready to install new equipment, implement new processes, or upgrade technology, EZone can refund 67% of your training dollars spent on full-time production or technology first line employees or immediate supervisors with 2+ years on company payroll.

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