The SC ACCELERATE Program (Adult College Completion through E-Learning Resources and Academic Tracks to Employment) provides accelerated educational and career pathways for adult learners, preparing them for high-skill/high-demand occupations in South Carolina's expanding manufacturing sector.

The SC ACCELERATE Program is geared towards the following applicants:

  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Individuals
  • Veterans and spouses of active duty military personnel
  • Adults age 25 and older - This population may include:
    • Unemployed Individuals
    • Underemployed Individuals
    • Dislocated Workers
    • Incumbent Workers

Trident Technical College Enrollment Steps:

(Please refer to the TTC website):


7 Steps to Admissions under “Success Starts Here”:


SC Accelerate Program Enrollment Steps:

  • Contact SC ACCELERATE APTC Director/Counselor for individual appointment time
  • Bring Photo Id, Social Security card, DD-214 (if a veteran), resume, current school schedule if already enrolled to initial appointment
  • APTC Staff will complete initial SC ACCELERATE intake paperwork for each participant
  • Each participant will receive an Individual Service Plan (ISP) outlining employment and  educational goals as well as needed support services from college and community partners
  • The APTC offers a plethora of free services including soft skills workshops, resume assistance, connection to additional student services, and more
  • Each participant will receive one-on-one counseling in an effort to assist them with obtaining their goals


Visit www.tridenttech.edu/gainfulemployment for important information about the educational debt, earnings, and graduation rates of students who attended programs.



View Profile Corliss Bannister, APTC Director
(843) 574-6927

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