TEACH South Carolina Logo
South
Carolina
Three college students working to make a robot in a school lab.
CTE—Work-Based Certification Program
About

The South Carolina Department of Education Career and Technical Education (CTE) Work-Based Certification program requires a five-year commitment to the content area and grade level for which you are admitted. Candidates may be evaluated for grades 9-12 and some middle-level certifications.

  • College or University
  • Columbia, SC
CTE—Work-Based Certification Program
Visit Website
Certification-only
South Carolina Department of Education Career and Technical Education (CTE) Work-Based Certification Program
  • 60 months
    Program Duration
  • In-person, Online, Hybrid
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
Relevant Links
Program Info

The CTE Work-Based program was established to enable individuals with specific industry skills, who otherwise do not meet certification requirements, to gain employment in the public schools in a CTE Work-Based approved subject area teaching position based on their education and work experience.
CTE Work-Based certification requires a five year commitment to the content area and grade level for which you are admitted. Candidates may be evaluated for grades 9-12 and some middle level certifications.

Relevant Links
  • 60 months
    Program Duration
  • In-person, Online, Hybrid
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
Upcoming Deadlines
  • Deadlines
    Program Start

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at CTE—Work-Based Certification Program have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with CTE—Work-Based Certification Program to see if you can, too!
Amount
Description
Certifications
Automotive Collision Repair (Grades 9-12)
Automotive Technology (Grades 9-12)
Barbering (Grades 9-12)
Carpentry (Grades 9-12)
Clothing Design and Construction (Grades 9-12)
Cosmetology (Grades 9-12)
Culinary Arts (Grades 9-12)
Diesel Technology (Grades 9-12)
Digital Art and Design (Grades 9-12)
Drafting (Grades 9-12)
Electricity (Grades 9-12)
Electronics (Grades 9-12)
Emergency and Firefighting Services (Grades 9-12)
Engineering Technology (Grades 9-12)
Environmental Control Systems (Grades 9-12)
Esthetics (Grades 9-12)
Graphic Communications (Grades 9-12)
Health Science Technology (Grades 9-12)
Information Technology (Grades 9-12)
Law Enforcement Services (Grades 9-12)
Machine Tool Technology (Grades 9-12)
Masonry (Grades 9-12)
Media Technology (Grades 9-12)
Nail Technology (Grades 9-12)
Plumbing (Grades 9-12)
Power Equipment Technology (Grades 9-12)
Welding (Grades 9-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Get Started
Own the application process. Start a checklist to put yourself on track to becoming the best teacher you can be.