treewranglingSCC is partnering with SCWorks Upstate to help meet an urgent need for tree wranglers.

A three week course and a chainsaw might be all you need to get a new career in tree wrangling. Course starts 10/10 and you can sign-up here: http://bit.ly/treewrangling

SC Representative Harold Mitchell tells 7 News that the Regenesis Community Development Corporation is looking to expand the number of homes on the South side of town at Forest Park. He also said utility companies are in need of people trained to cut down trees and safely remove them after storms.

Mitchell said he reached out to Spartanburg Community College and SC Works to find a way to train people to do this job, quickly. Check out the WSPA 7News report for more information!

Spartanburg, SC – August 1, 2016. The Spartanburg Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to host the “Federal & State Tax Workshop for Small Business” Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The morning session, “Federal Tax Workshop,” is designed for small business owners who want to learn how to start a new business including legal forms of business organization, getting the company FEIN for bookkeeping and accounting, recordkeeping, working with a paid tax preparer, etc. and paying federal taxes. The workshop will be taught by Chuck Christie, Enrolled IRS Agent and Owner of Christie Tax & Accounting, Campobello, SC. The presenter will discuss net profit or loss, deductions, depreciation, self-employment tax, and estimated tax. An information packet is given to each participant.

The afternoon session, “State Tax Workshop,” is designed for small business owners who are starting a small business or have recently started one in the service, retail, or manufacturing sectors.   The workshop covers state tax requirements and employment security obligations. The program will be taught by the SC Department of Revenue and the SC Department of Employment and Workforce. Helpful publications and sample forms are given to each participant.

The workshop will be held at the Spartanburg Community College Tyger River Campus, located at 1875 East Main Street in Duncan, SC 29334 on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in Room 354A.

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The Spartanburg Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to host the “SBA Small Business Resource Day” workshop on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. 9 am to 12 noon.

The “SBA Small Business Resource Day” workshop has been designed for small business owners who want to connect with the counseling, capital and contracting resources in the Federal Government. The workshop will cover the SBA’s counseling services, financing programs, and federal contracting programs. The USDA will also be present.

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Did you know that recent high school graduates in Union County may be eligible for the Union Community Scholarship that covers tuition for all classes taken at the SCC Union County Campus? Learn More.

You could start a new career in Mechatronics or Welding. Manufacturing companies need skilled employees. Get your certificate at SCC’s Union County Campus now!

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The new SCC-CCE-Catalog-Fall-2016-coverFall Class Schedule will be available soon. Look for it on our web site July 1 and in your mail shortly after.

If you don’t receive one and would like to be on our email list, we’ll get you added. Just visit http://bit.ly/SCClist and we will take care of the rest.

Our class listing is always available on our Home Page.

Military spouse Tracy Buchanan wanted to pursue a career in real estate after his wife retired from the military.


Tracy worked multiple jobs in the communications industry as he and his wife traveled from air force base to air force base. Once his wife retired, he saw an opportunity to pursue a new career path.

After connecting with a representative at Spartanburg Community College, Tracy was floored to find out about the assistance VSF provides to military spouses. He was even more surprised by how quickly he was granted a scholarship. Read Full Article

ConstantContactHeaderINDSEven when the unemployment rate is high, a study by the National Association of Manufacturers indicates that 80 percent of manufacturers cannot find enough qualified applicants to fill job openings. Get Qualified!

Upcoming Classes in the Industrial, Manufacturing and Trade area:

  • Arc Flash NFPA 70E – Jul 14
  • Blueprint Reading: Electrical – Jun 20-27
  • Electrical Device Boxes – Aug 1 – 10
  • Electrical Services: Residential – Jul 11-25
  • Forklift Training – Jul 1
  • OSHA 10 Safety-General Industry – Jun 22 & 23
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt – Jul 18 & 19

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