The Manufacturing industry is recognized as one of the driving forces behind economic recovery and is essential to ongoing economic prosperity, while individuals proficient in the areas of (advanced welding technology, machine tool/CNC, and mechatronics) are among the most sought after and highly paid workers in America! A shortage of training in these fields limits the future growth potential and prosperity of our area.
Employers across South Carolina have expressed the difficulties in accessing a steady pipeline of these highly trained workers, and in response the industry demands, HGTC will be constructing two new 30,000 sq. ft. training facilities over the next several years.
Advanced Manufacturing Center on the Conway Campus:
The new 25,000 sq. ft. facility in Conway will be home to Advanced Welding and the CNC Machine Tool Technologies Programs.
Advanced Manufacturing Center on the Georgetown Campus:
The new 30,000 sq. ft. facility in Georgetown will be home to Advanced Welding, CNC Machine Tool, Robotics and the Mechantronics Programs.
HVAC, Electrical, and Plumbing Programs
Skilled technicians are critical to the HVAC, electrical, and plumbing service industries. They are also one of the best paid positions in the service industry.
Invest in the HVAC, electrical, and plumbing industry and help us increase the number of skilled technicians into the industry. Did you know that the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects job growths in the industry to range between 23% and 34% from 2010 through 2020?