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Up Your Skills + Your Career Prospects

Skill Up. Move Up.

Looking for a job that has potential? Ready to stop chasing and start climbing? Meet your one-stop-shop to find short-term training designed to give you in-demand skills. No matter where you’re at, we’re here to connect you with a life-changing career move — and it starts with just 12 months or less of training. Are you up for it? Get started below to up your skills — and your earning potential — here in Upstate South Carolina.

  • Job Postings for In-Demand Careers (12 Months):


  • Average Earning Potential for In-Demand Careers:


  • Training Time:

    2 to 12 Months

  • Skilled Trades
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Transportation + Logistics

Skilled Trades

From welder to electrician, there are no shortage of skilled trade career paths in Upstate South Carolina.

Projected Upstate Job Growth (5 years): +5.9%


High-paying manufacturing jobs are abundant in Upstate South Carolina at top companies like BMW and Michelin.

Projected Upstate Job Growth (5 years): +4.2%


Rewarding careers in healthcare offer competitive salaries while also helping you give back to your local community.

Projected Upstate Job Growth (5 years): +10.5%

Information Technology

Calling all tech whizzes! Whether you’re interested in software development or computer support, you’ll find your career here.

Projected Upstate Job Growth (5 years): +11.8%

Transportation & Logistics

Always on the move? A fast-paced career in transportation and warehousing may be the perfect fit for you.

Projected Upstate Job Growth (5 years): +11.3%

Upstate Technical Colleges

Advance your skillset at one of Upstate SC’s technical colleges.

"There's so much room to grow, it's unbelievable."

Lynn Rogers took a chance on a 16-week CNC certificate program, with financial support from the SCWINS scholarship.

Now, she’s two years into a career with competitive pay, overtime eligibility, paid holidays + a path for advancement.