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SC Works

Education & Training

WIOA helps participants identify pathways to meaningful, sustainable, and competitive careers by exposing them to a variety of education and training opportunities. WIOA eligible participants receive assistance with planning a new career step-by-step from knowledgeable Career Coaches, who are dedicated to assessing work skills, identifying training needs, and assisting with training funds.

Georgetown, Horry, and Williamsburg counties have identified numerous occupations which are in high demand for the region. Be sure to meet with your Career Coach to find out what in demand occupations would be right for you.

Education & Training opportunities may include the following:

On-the-Job Training:
Allows an eligible customer to learn skills for a specific occupation through demonstration and practice under actual working conditions. This training will occur while the customer is engaged in productive, full-time work as a hired employee.

Classroom Training:
Allows a certified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act customer to attend short-term classroom training programs for normally a two year period.
Classroom Training under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers:

  • Diploma Programs (Typically one year)
  • Certificate Programs (Typically nine months to one year)
  • Associate Degree Programs (Typically two years)
  • Continuing Education Training: Allows a certified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act customer to attend short-term certificate training programs that range from one month to one year.

A comprehensive list* of training providers and courses may be viewed at the SC Works Training and Education Services* page.  

*Please note, this comprehensive list of training providers and programs of study is subject to change at any time and may or may not be approved by the local workforce area. Questions regarding training providers and programs of study should be directed to your assigned Career Coach.

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Georgetown, SC 29440
Phone: 843. 546. 8581


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Conway SC 29526
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Kingstree, SC 29556
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Waccamaw Workforce Development Board

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board brings employers and job seekers together in South Carolina. The majority of the WWDB members are business representatives. Other members include representatives of education providers, labor organizations, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, and programs participating in the one-stop system. In our area, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity and fiscal agent for the Workforce Investment Board.

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