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The FDTC Corporate and Workforce Development Division offers a variety of education and training programs to suit your needs. We offer the traditional classroom setting as well as a diverse number of online programs you can access from the comfort of your home.

Onsite/Workforce Development

If you prefer the traditional classroom setting you’ll find our professional educators and trainers offering you top quality education to further your career.

Microsoft Office Training

CWD offers training for organizations in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Macros, MS Publisher. Classes can be offered in our classrooms, virtually, or on-site. Corporate & Workforce Development can also work with employers to take advantage or available training incentives throught the state of South Carolina. Class Descriptions


Administrative Medical Assistant


Administrative Medical Assistants should enjoy strong employment opportunities for years to come, with a projected growth in job openings expected to grow 23% through 2024 (U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics). Demand for medical services will continue to climb, as the baby boomer population ages, and as healthcare practices expand to see more patients, the need for assistants to handle administrative duties will increase.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

In-person | Various locations

The American population is aging, and the demand for CNAs in healthcare is strong. This 100-hour course (60 hours of lecture and 40 hours in a clinical setting) combines knowledge and demonstrable skills for individuals to provide nursing or nursing related services, and will prepare students to sit for the State Nurse Aide Exam and to become state-certified.


In-person | Various locations

Be prepared to save a life! No prior medical training is needed for this course, which leads to the American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.

CPR Instructor

Health Sciences Campus

The CPR instructor course is designed to present the materials needed to instruct the provider and refresher courses of BLS Health Care Provider. You will need to have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider card, complete the BLS Essentials course through American Heart Association and have the appropriate Training Center forms complete before

EKG Technician

Health Sciences Campus

EKG Technicians serve as valuable members of medical teams and interact daily with patients, helping to determine what is wrong with one of the body’s most important organs — the heart. This course will prepare you to earn a stackable
credential and be prepared to sit for the optional EKG Technician Certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association. This class is offered in a hybrid format. One day a week will be in person and one day will be online. The last 16 hours of class are spent in the clinical setting.

Medical Coding Series

Health Sciences Campus

Medical Billing and Coding course familiarizes students with the appropriate codes for a variety of circumstances and reporting methods. During the seventeen (17) weeks, it will cover the linkage of CPT coding, ICD-10-CM coding and HCPCS coding as well as basic medical terminology.

Pharmacy Technician

Online | Main Campus

Get a quick start in the healthcare field, with competitive positions and opportunities for growth, and prepare for a new career as a Pharmacy Technician. This course is offered in a hybrid format. Lecture will be delivered via virtual instruction, and students will conduct skills labs in a face-to-face environment.

Phlebotomy Technician

Various locations

Get certified to work as a Phlebotomy Technician in just three months! With the completion of this course, you will be prepared to find employment as a Phlebotomy Technician in a hospital, physician’s office, a diagnostic laboratory or blood donor center. This class includes 32 hours of lecture and 32 hours in a clinical setting.



Click here to learn more information about this program or to register.

Forklift (Powered Industrial Vehicle - PIV)

Various locations

This course will prepare you to safely operate a forklift. Many construction, industrial and manufacturing employers in the Pee Dee seek certified Forklift Drivers regularly.

Manufacturing Skills | Pre-employment

Various locations

Get work-ready for manufacturing! This 32-hour course, completed in one week, prepares you to earn three valuable manufacturing credentials: Forklift Operator, OSHA 10 for General Industry and Six Sigma Yellowbelt.


GMAW (MIG) Welding

Main Campus

This course introduces the Gas Metal Arc (MIG) welding process. The course covers the safety, equipment and skills used in MIG welding. Students will use a MIG welder to perform the basic positions of a lap, tee, v-groove and v-groover with backing weld to produce steel fillet and groove style joints in various positions. Students will learn to set up MIG welding equipment,
select the proper polarity, select the proper amperage, wire selection, metal preparation, hand-eye coordination and control molten puddle.

GTAW (TIG) Welding

Main Campus

This course introduces the Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) welding process. The course covers the safety, equipment, and skills used in TIG welding. Emphasis is placed on the proper techniques for welding tee, lap and butt joints in various positions. Students will also learn to set up equipment.

Steel Fabrication

This course further develops welders by teaching blueprint reading, lay out techniques, how to use industrial fabrication
equipment, and how to apply welding skills learned in the Basic MIG or Structural Welding courses.

For information about upcoming classes, call 843.413.2715.

Pipe Welding

Pipe welding will prepare students to enter the pipe welding industry. Students will weld on 6”, 4” and 2” sch-40 and heavy wall pipe in SMAW and GTAW processes in all positions.

For information about upcoming classes, call 843.413.2715.

SMAW (Stick) Welding

Main Campus

This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. The course covers the safety, equipment, and skills used in Stick welding. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes.
Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes. Students will also learn to set up equipment and proper electrode selection.

Structural Welding

Main Campus

This course provides training for code quality welding on plate in all positions and covers safety, equipment, and skills used in
Structural welding. Students will prepare for entry-level construction work and fab shops. Instruction will focus on SMAW and GTAW in various positions and include Joint Fit-up and alignment.

Production MIG Welding

Main Campus

This course uses MIG welding fundamentals to train students how to work in a production setting.

Programs for Highly-Skilled Craft Trade Workers

The welding department at Florence-Darlington Technical College is proud to provide training programs for craft trade workers. The Pipe Welding, Pipe Fitting, and Valve Technician certifications are integral to major projects and can usually be found working together as a team at construction sites, nuclear power plants during maintenance outages, and other major projects. These programs are focused on training our community to be highly-skilled craft trade workers in high-demand fields.

To request additional information, please contact our Welding department at 843.413.2817.


SLED Safeguard SC: Classroom Instruction Certification


This course will prepare you to deliver SLED instruction. Registration with SLED as a security officer with a licensed security
company is required.

SLED Safeguard SC: Classroom Recertification


This course leads to annual recertification for private security training officers.

SLED Safeguard SC: Classroom Firearms Instructor Training


For currently registered SLED security officers, who work with a licensed security company, this course will provide instruction leading to SLED Firearms Certification.

SLED Safeguard SC: Firearms Recertification


For private security officers who are required by their company to carry handguns, this course is part of the recertification that is required annually. Ammunition is not included in tuition.


Defensive Driving


This course teaches students how to reduce risks associated with driving by anticipating situations encountered on the road and making well-informed decisions behind the wheel. Successful completion of the course will lead to a 4-point reduction and an insurance process reduction, where eligible.


  Value of SHRM Certification

Move Your Career Forward with SHRM Certification

It’s time to make your move. Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential can help you enhance your HR expertise, empower positive change in your workplace, and increase your earning potential.

The Impact of SHRM Certification

Did you know 92% of HR executives agree that it will be important for HR professionals to be SHRM-certified in the future? *

If that’s not convincing enough, here are a few more reasons to earn your SHRM certification.

Enhances HR Expertise

  • HR professionals who earn SHRM certification report significantly higher levels of credibility with peers and organizational leaders.

Increases Earning Potential

  • HR professionals who pass the SHRM certification exam report earning salaries 14%-15% higher than peers who do not. *

Advances Career

  • 71% of HR executives agree that SHRM certification increases the likelihood of obtaining a promotion in HR and list it as a preferred qualification. *

*Source: 2020-2021 Certification & Certification Preparation Resource Guide, SHRM

SHRM Learning System-Product Highlights

A Course Designed for Your Success

This course combines expert instruction with the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. The interactive SHRM Learning System is a personalized roadmap to help you master the SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™) and prepare you for the SHRM certification exams.

  • Study According to Your Lifestyle
    • Prefer to read on your phone or tablet? Online ePub files are available to download to your favorite device.
    • Looking for more interaction while studying? Try the enhanced learning modules, an online learning format that includes interactive elements and visuals to help keep you active and engaged as you move through the content
    • Printed books can be purchased if that's your preferred reading experience
    • At home or on-the-go, the SHRM Learning System is portable and convenient, with 24/7 access to all the materials
  • Build Your Knowledge and Confidence with Practice Questions
    • More than 2,700 practice questions
    • Pretest, Quizzes, Post-test, and Practice Exam are included
    • Practice Exam is made up of questions that were previously used on actual SHRM certification exams
  • Keep on Track with Your Personal Dashboard
    • Track your progress in relation to your exam date
    • Quickly see completed tasks, scores, and recommended next steps
    • Easily navigate to your next area of study
    • Review areas you’ve already completed to retain learning
  • Access Important Testing Resources, Right at Your Fingertips
    • SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™), which provides the foundation for both the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams
    • SHRM Certification Handbook
    • “Ace Your SHRM Certification Exam” Guide
  • Easily Navigate Through Three Steps to Success
    • 1-ASSESS: Take the Pretest to evaluate your knowledge gaps
    • 2-STUDY: Study the topics and use the online tools to close your gaps
    • 3-PASS:  Prepare for success on your exam by completing the Post-test and Practice Exam

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