Workforce Development Resources and Information
Workforce Development Resource Matrix
Access the Workforce Development Resource Matrix to gain valuable information on various funding
sources that can be utilized to ensure that South Carolina companies remain competitive.
Basic information is provided for the following: WIA Services via OneStop Centers,
WIA WorkKeys Profiling Service, WIA Incumbent Worker Training, WIA On the Job Training,
J. Marion Sims Foundation BEST Grant, SCMEP, Veteran's Administration, readySC,
Department of Commerce Job Development Credit, Job Tax Credit, Enterprise Zone Retraining Tax Credit,
SC Registered Apprenticeship Job Tax Credit, and Vocational Rehabilitation.
The Mission of readySC is to promote the economic and workforce development of the state of SC.
They provide customized training for new and expanding business and industry in the state of SC.
This training is provided at little or no cost to qualifying companies.
Visit readysc.org to obtain detailed information about this program,
or contact Marianne Borders at email@example.com or 803.981.7320.
Apprenticeship is a viable workforce development tool in a wide variety of occupations.
Today, apprenticeship programs can be found in such industries as advanced manufacturing,
information technology, energy, tourism, transportation and logistics as well as healthcare, just to name a few.
Take advantage of this program and receive the available state tax credit, achieve a higher skill level among your employees,
notice improved productivity, develop a structured and consistent training plan, and create a reliable plan for the future.
To learn how Apprenticeship Carolina can help your company remain competitive,
or contact Carla Whitlock at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 864.250.5559.
Enterprise Zone Retraining Credit Program
The Enterprise Zone Retraining Credit Program helps existing industries maintain their competitive edge and retain their
existing workforce by allowing them to claim a Retraining Credit for existing production employees. If approved for the
Enterprise Zone Retraining Credit, companies can reimburse themselves up to 50% of approved training costs for eligible
production workers (not to exceed $500 per person per year). This program is also overseen by the Coordinating Council for Economic Development.
Learn how your company can take advantage of this program by contacting
Brenda Odom at email@example.com or 803.981.7144.
SCMEP is a private, non-profit group that provides South Carolina businesses with a range of innovative strategies and
solutions to drive growth, eliminate waste, and develop resources.
SCMEP's four categories of business improvement services concentrate on the four key components of your business to help you to compete, grow and win:
The diagram below shows these four key business components and how they are integrated and interdependent:
Learn how your company can take advantage of this program by visiting http://scmep.org
or contacting Rhonda Huskins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803.367.1812.
- Management thoughtfully generates and clearly communicates the company's purpose, goals and strategic plan and
measures the company's progress against them.
- The Organization's resources and competencies are developed and improved in a culture of engaged, empowered and productive workers.
- Marketing and Operations execute the strategy by offering, proposing, precisely creating, and delivering value for customers.
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LAST UPDATED: 09/4/13