The Transitioning Military Training Program assists transitioning military members with refining the skills that they’ve gained through their military service to match the demands of employers throughout the region.
Nationally recognized certifications are becoming increasingly important to job seekers. Prior service members have a wealth of experience and possess many traits desired by employers, but often have difficulty landing jobs because they lack certifications that document and formalize their experience and abilities. The Technical College of the Low Country is pleased to announce three no cost* programs for transitioning military members and veterans that grant or lead to nationally recognized certifications:
The Airframe & Powerplant Certification Prep Course includes three weeks of classroom instruction and hands on practical application that will prepare former military aircraft mechanics for the written, oral and practical FAA examinations. The course also includes a brief manufacturing overview. The classes meet in the evenings and on two Saturdays, but the written exams are only given during normal working hours. The schedule is designed to allow you to take only the classes that correspond with the certification you are seeking (Airframe, Powerplant or Airframe & Powerplant). The next course will be held: 3 February 2014.
The FAA is coming to MCAS Beaufort to conduct interviews for the 8610-2 signoffs!
Steven Petrossian from FAA District office Columbia, SC will give a short class about the Airframes and Powerplants license and conduct interviews on January 14th 2014 in BLD 596 (Library/Education Building) RM 204 at 1100. Please bring the following items to the interview:
- Two 8610-2 forms – Fill out form (click here for example) – DO NOT SIGN
- Military ID
- A letter from your AMO stating your MOS and Title, Time in Service, and experience level
- ASM records to show primary MOS experience and any cross-training you may have received
If you have any questions or concerns about what to bring to interview, please give FAA Columbia a call at 803-765-5931.
The Certified Logistics Technician Program (CLT) is a two phased program that begins with the Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) course. The CLA course is approximately one month long and includes both web based and classroom instruction. It covers global supply chain logistics life cycle, the logistics environment, material handling equipment, safety principles, safe material handling and equipment operation, workplace communications, quality control principles, teamwork and computer based problem solving. Once the CLA course is completed, the student is qualified to take the CLT course. The CLT course is approximately one month long and includes both web based and classroom instruction. The CLT course covers product receiving, product storage, order processing, packaging and shipment, inventory control, safe handling of hazmat materials, evaluation of transportation modes, dispatch and tracking, and metric conversion. Both the CLA and CLT are part of the nationally recognized Manufacturing Skills Standards Council curriculum. The next offering is scheduled for: 13 January 2014.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Licensing Prep Course will prepare military avionics technicians and radio / electronics repair technicians to attain their FCC General Radiotelephone Operator (Elements 1&3) license. The course will consist of approximately 24 classroom hours of instruction and will require independent student study. The start date for the course is 6 January 2014.
For more information: Please contact the Transitioning Military Training Program Office at (843) 525-8340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*This initiative is funded by a State of South Carolina grant. The funding is limited and students who qualify will be accepted on a first come first served basis.