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Continuing Education

NETC's Continuing Education Division offers pathways to job skills for new careers, advancement in the workplace, as well as personal and cultural enrichment. Let us know how we can help you achieve success!
Meet our team:

Dr. Mark Bunch

(843) 921-6965             

Bob Schultz
Program Manager- Allied Health           
(843) 921-6925    

Joan Hair
Administrative Specialist
(843) 921-6920 


Location: Hampton Hall (200 building), Cheraw campus
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Fax: (843) 921-1479

Think about it.....Have you ever considered learning a new skill or looking for ways to advance in your current career?  Do you need CEUs  to keep your licensure or thought about taking CPR?  Maybe you are crafty and would like to learn to sew, take better pictures, decorate cakes or even learn to speak Spanish.  If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then NETC's Continuing Education Division is your pathway to professional growth and personal enrichment.  We offer both online courses as well as on-site classes at our three locations in Bennettsville, Cheraw and Dillon. Please browse our course listings to find what you are interested in or call one of our Program Coordinators for more information or to schedule a visit.   If you don't see something you are interested in, give us a call and tell us what you are looking for!  Choose your new pathway today!


 Learn more about the Certified Production Technician Program now being offered at Northeastern Technical College!!  Programs will be available at the Cheraw Main campus AND on community campuses in Pageland, Bennettsville and Dillon.  NEXT PROGRAM BEGINS SOON - DAY AND EVENING CLASSES AVAILABLE!

Our Online Partners

Online classes offered through NETC make education very affordable, with flexible scheduling and convenient training that will fit into your busy lifestyle.  We offer classes that allow for both personal and occupational growth are also available through our online course offerings.  There are also special classes for teachers to enhance lesson planning, SmartBoard enrichment and the classroom environment.  Click here to Learn more!

Workforce Development

NETC's Continuing Education Division provides special services to help meet the educational and training needs of business and industry in Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon counties. This includes workshops, lectures and special training projects. The division also offers coordinating and planning services for business, industry and agencies in the service area for utlization of our auditorium and classroom spaces. We are also in the process of creating Industrial training centers in Bennettsville and Pageland so that we can better serve the communities where we live and work! Let us assist you!

Meetings and Events artMeetings & Events

Let NETC’s Continuing Education Division assist you with your next business or training event! NETC has three campuses located in Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon counties with spacious facilities equipped for seminars, workshops or lectures. Site options include:

  • High-speed wireless Internet access
  • LCD projector
  • State-of-the-art A/V equipment
  • Professional podium
  • A variety of seating configuration options, including: Auditorium Style; Boardroom/Conference Styles; Classroom Style; Panel Style
  • Convenient parking

We will even start a pot of coffee for you to get things started on the right foot! 

Schedule a meeting or event by calling (843) 921-6920.

Work Keys LogoNETC's Continuing Education Division serves as a testing center for ACT WorkKeys, a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high-performance workforce. This series of tests measures foundational and soft skills and offers specialized assessments to target institutional needs.

As part of ACT's Work Readiness System, ACT WorkKeys has helped millions of people in high schools, colleges, professional associations, businesses, and government agencies build their skills to increase global competitiveness and develop successful career pathways.

Successful completion of ACT WorkKeys assessments in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information can lead to earning ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), a portable credential earned by more than 1 million people across the United States. 

 As part of the South Carolina Work Ready Initiative, if someone has not taken WorkKeys in the past year the three core tests (Applied Math, Reading for Information and Locating Information) are given at no charge!  Schedule your WorkKeys assessment test on either Mondays at 1:30pm or Wednesdays at 8:30am by calling (843)921-6924.

  • Kayla Gibson, Dual Credit Student:

    Taking classes at Northeastern Technical College while in high school has helped prepare me for the College of Charleston by earning credits that I will need for my major. I will be entering the College of... Read More about Kayla

  • Cynthia Hulon, Educational Mentor:

    I received individualized attention from my instructors at Northeastern Technical College when I was going through the business program. NETC's faculty and staff members are very friendly and accommodating, and they really care about their students.... Read More about Cynthia

  • Anissa Keith, NETC Alumna:

    Going to Northeastern Technical College allowed me to work a full-time job, be at home with my child and live in my community. At NETC, you are more than just a number in a classroom. The... Read More about Anissa

  • Jonathan Rivers, Farmer:

    Going to NETC, which is exactly 17 miles from my home, was convenient. I could live at home and go to school, which was a lot more affordable for me than going off to college elsewhere.... Read More about Jonathan

  • Santrice Hailey, NETC Alumna:

    Northeastern Technical College was my pathway to a better life. NETC was directly involved in getting me where I am today and having the job that I am so passionate about.... Read More about Santrice

  • Tony Knight, Printer of T-Riffic Promotions:

    NETC was my pathway to a broad range of knowledge that has allowed me to pursue my dream of owning my own business. NETC is a great starting point for people who are undecided about their... Read More about Tony

  • Trevor Gilchrist, Former Dual Credit Student:

    Being a part of the Dual Enrollment program at NETC allowed me to not only graduate in four years from college, but also see the world. By gaining a head start in my college career through... Read More about Trevor

  • Hester Ellerbe, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor:

    Life is a journey, and NETC was my starting point on my pathway to a rewarding career in social work. NETC can be a starting point for many who are ready to start pushing for an... Read More about Hester

  • Larry McNeil, Chief of Police:

    The education I received at Northeastern Technical College was my pathway to a fulfilling, exciting and successful career in law enforcement. Had I not started at NETC, I would never have achieved my position as chief.... Read More about Larry

  • Alanda LeGrand, Cosmetology instructor:

    I tell my students all the time that they need to pursue an associate degree and not just rely on the cosmetology certificate. A two-year degree can be their pathway to another job if they do... Read More about Alanda

  • Chad Hood of Lineman:

    If you live in Chesterfield, Marlboro or Dillon counties and you're having a hard time finding work, there's no reason not to start you­r education at Northeastern Technical College.... Read More about Chad

  • Caroline Sylvia, Former Dual Credit Student:

    I am thankful for the opportunity I had to take dual credit classes at NETC. Not only did they help me prepare for college level course work and scheduling, the college credits I earned at NETC... Read More about Caroline

  • Frank Ponce, Movie Director:

    I have a passion to create. I'm not just doing this because of the money, the fame or power. It is truly my passion. I am an artist, and I will always create to make people... Read More about Frank

  • Jarrett Davis, Electronics student:

    By enrolling in the Industrial Electronics program at NETC, I am pursuing the dream I’ve had for a long time of becoming an electrician. Going to school at NETC and learning these advanced skills has been... Read More about Jarrett

  • Emily Williams, NETC Alumna:

    I knew I wanted to study law, and Northeastern Technical College offered the pathway to becoming a legal office assistant. The smaller classes and the support services offered by NETC really met my needs and allowed... Read More about Emily

  • Josh Thomas, INA Apprentice:

    NETC is my pathway to a college degree and a better life. It has helped me define my career plans and pursue a job in machine tool technology where I can use my problem solving skills.... Read More about Josh

  • Tommy Pegues, Registered Nurse:

    Northeastern Technical College was close to home and my job, and it was affordable. It was my starting place. With this nursing degree from NETC, I can branch out and go anywhere.... Read More about Tommy


>How to Enroll

Requirements for admission to the courses offered by NETC's Continuing Education Division depend on the nature of the course involved. Generally, the student enrolls in the selected course by completing a registration form and paying course fees. Policies & Fees

>Download and print a Registration Form.

>Mail to:

Northeastern Technical College
Continuing Education Division
1201 Chesterfield Highway
Cheraw, SC 29520
Continuing Education

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a program for individuals who are receiving food stamps and seeking employment.  Services offered include:

  • Job search training - Teaches you the best way to search for a job. Helps you develop the tools you need to be successful (resume, interview skills, career testing, etc.) 
  • Job search - Helps you look in the right places, provides you with connections to help you get a job. 
  • Education - Prepares you for the job market by making sure you have the proper education, reading and writing skills, etc. 
  • Vocational training - Upgrades your skills to fit the labor market so you have what employers are looking for. 
  • Job retention services - Teaches you the "do's and don'ts" of employment so you can keep the job you get.
Who is required to participate in the SNAP E&T Program?
  • You are required to register for work
  • You are age 18 or older but under age 50
  • You have no dependents

Who is not required to participate in the SNAP E&T Program?  If you meet any one of the following conditions, you may not have to take part in the SNAP E&T Program but you can volunteer to participate by signing a voluntary participation agreement:

  • You are under age 18 or are age 50 or older
  • You are a student, enrolled at least half-time
  • You are receiving unemployment insurance payments
  • You are responsible for the care of an incapacitated person
  • You are pregnant or physically or mentally unable to work
  • You have a dependent child under age 18
  • You are employed and working at least 20 hours per week

Contact your case worker to obtain a print out of your Profile History and contact our coordinator, Tammy Morrell,  to fill out a few simple forms so that we can get you verified and on your way to a new Pathway!!

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