The class is offered through the ACHIEVE (Academic Challenges Helping Individuals Expand Values and Education) program and is held every Thursday for an eight-month period. All students enrolled in the class have either earned their GED or are currently working on it.
The class began with a seven-week course called Smart Work Ethics where students participated in team building and intensive training in soft skills. They even created their own button pins to wear with their slogan being, “Forget the sky. There is no limit.”
From there, they began their NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) core curriculum training at Union County Advanced Technology Center through Spartanburg Community College Corporate & Community Education.
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