More than 160,000 students are enrolled, on a full-time basis, in the state's public and private learning institutions.
Workforce Training with readySC™
For more than 50 years, the SC Technical College System has powered readySC™ which provides well-trained employees to companies investing in South Carolina. The readySC™ program includes recruiting, screening and training as well as a tailored curriculum to fit a company's specific needs.
The South Carolina Technical College System
The South Carolina Technical College System is comprised of 16 community-based technical colleges throughout the state. Home to the readySCTM program, the SC Technical College System serves more than 160,000 students and excels at creating programs that meet the needs of area businesses and industries.
Employment and Workforce Assistance
The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) promotes stable employment and economic growth by tracking trends and statistics and connecting employers and job seekers.
SC Employment Information
The Research Division of SC Commerce provides labor market information, including job force data, employment by industry, unemployment, wages, occupational employment, projections, job skills, business locations and population demographics.
South Carolina Share Your Road
Roadtrip Nation, in partnership with the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness and innovative talent and workforce companies Tallo and Strada, is leading a two-part storytelling “workforce journey” initiative for all South Carolinians. South Carolina Share Your Road is a career journey database, allowing all South Carolinians to share a profile exploring their career, education and personal journey to inspire young people to pursue careers available within the state. The database will be available to all South Carolina students in 2022. In fall 2022, Roadtrip Nation will premiere “Leap & Grow,” a documentary following three young South Carolina students as they tour the state meeting with industry-leading professionals to discuss career opportunities in their own backyards. “Leap & Grow” will premiere on public television nationwide.