The SC ACCELERATE Program (Adult College Completion through E-Learning Resources and Academic Tracks to Employment) provides accelerated educational and career pathways for adult learners, preparing them for high-skill/high-demand occupations in South Carolina's expanding manufacturing sector.

The SC ACCELERATE Program is geared towards the following applicants:

  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Individuals
  • Veterans and spouses of active duty military personnel
  • Adults age 25 and older - This population may include:
    • Unemployed Individuals
    • Underemployed Individuals
    • Dislocated Workers
    • Incumbent Workers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Greenville Technical College Enrollment Steps:

1 Apply to the College

Complete the application, verify your legal presence, and pay the $35 nonrefundable application fee.

2 Apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA)

Complete the FAFSA form online to get the process started.

3 Transcripts

Submit your high school or other college transcripts to indicate work completed.

4 Placement

Determine placement with standardized test scores, earned college credit, or by taking the placement test.

5 Complete Financial Aid

Provide information to complete your financial aid file.

6 Orientation and Registration

Participate in orientation, then register for your classes.

7 Payment

Pay your tuition and fees.

8 Ready to Attend

Get everything you need to start classes.


SC Accelerate Program Enrollment Steps:

  • Contact SC ACCELERATE APTC Director/Counselor for individual appointment time
  • Bring Photo Id, Social Security card, DD-214 (if a veteran), resume, current school schedule if already enrolled to initial appointment
  • APTC Staff will complete initial SC ACCELERATE intake paperwork for each participant
  • Each participant will receive an Individual Service Plan (ISP) outlining employment and  educational goals as well as needed support services from college and community partners
  • The APTC offers a plethora of free services including soft skills workshops, resume assistance, connection to additional student services, and more
  • Each participant will receive one-on-one counseling in an effort to assist them with obtaining their goals


  • CNC Operator - Certificate
    • Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.
  • Industrial Electricity- Certificate
    • This program prepares students for entry-level electrician positions, giving you knowledge of residential wiring and commercial/industrial applications.

Visit gvltec.edu/gainful-employment for important information about the educational debt, earnings, and graduation rates of students who attended programs.




View Profile Kimberly Martin, APTC Director
(864) 467-8863
225 S. Pleasantburg Drive (Inside Suite C16), Greenville, SC 29607
View Profile Kendra Williams, Program Manager, SC ACCELERATE Grant
(864) 263-6474

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