BUILD A BETTER FUTURE
Study will include hands-on operation of hand and power tools, printreading, materials used in residential construction, tool usage and safety instruction, and foundations and framing techniques used in residential construction with emphasis placed on “green” building techniques.
This 21-credit-hour certificate program can be completed in as little as two semesters, or you can take a course when it fits into your already busy schedule. Plus, this program is eligible for the S.C. Wins Scholarship, which can pay up to $65 per credit hour.
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Understanding green building concepts gives you a leg-up.
Learn by actually practicing the skills you’ll need on the job.
A JOB THAT PAYS
The S.C. annual mean wage for construction occupations is $39,820.
Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.
Many TCL building instructors are LEED certified. Emphasis is placed on “green” building techniques outlined by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles.
Tuition: 21 credits x $200 per credit = $4,200.
Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many students attend for free. See more about paying for TCL.
*Based on Fall 2021 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.