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Industrial and Trade Programs


Industrial and Trade programs at SCC give students a wide variety of excellent career opportunities to pursue. The demand for skilled technicians and professionals in these career fields is at an all-time high and continues to grow. Looking for a high-paying, high-demand profession doing something that you love? Check out one of our industrial and trade programs today and see how quickly you can get started!

Advanced Manufacturing & Industrial Technologies Pathways

Manufacturing, industrial and engineering technology programs prepare students to be machinists, technicians, fabricators and much more. If you are mechanically inclined and interested in an industrial career, one of the following programs may be for you.

Transportation & Applied Technologies Pathways

Interested in a hands-on career? Automotive, HVAC and Welding jobs are always in high demand. Become an expert in a specialized trade and carve out your pathway toward success. Explore our Transportation & Applied Technologies programs to learn the skills needed to thrive in various industries.

Technical Scholars Program

The Technical Scholars program offers students the unique opportunity to expand learning beyond the classroom to develop skills for real-world experience. Students participating in this program attend classes full-time at SCC, in an eligible degree program, while working part-time with a sponsor company, which may also provide tuition assistance for the student. Eligible programs of study and application periods vary depending on the company sponsor. Programs of study may include Automated Manufacturing Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Machine Tool Technology, Automotive Technology, and Welding. Find out more information about applying to Technical Scholars by contacting Andi Moose in Career Services at (864) 592-4820 or email


Contact SCC Industrial and Trade Programs

Questions about the Industrial and Trade programs at SCC? Contact us anytime.


Automotive Technologies Programs

David Vizcaya, Program Director

(864) 592-4828


HVAC Programs

John Mathis, Program Coordinator

(864) 592-4729


Machine Tool Technology Programs

Garrett Brown, Program Director/Industrial Technologies

(864) 592-4555


Welding Programs

Nick Turner, Program Director

(864) 592-4393