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Resources to help building industry pros develop a larger, more qualified workforce in South Carolina.

If you represent an organization that should be listed on this page, please contact Bin Wilcenski at the BIA of Central SC – (803) 256-6238.

Building Industry Association of Central SC
Workforce Development Taskforce

Stan Beckley
Phone: (803) 513-0333

Claudia Satterfield
Phone: (803) 309-1329

Bin Wilcenski
Phone: (803) 256-6238

Building Industry Association of Central SC

Apprenticeship Carolina™ is an integral part of the SC Technical College System that works to ensure all employers in South Carolina have access to the information and technical assistance they need to create demand-driven registered apprenticeship programs.

Apprenticeship consultants are available to guide companies through the registered apprenticeship development process from initial information to full recognition in the National Registered Apprenticeship System. These services are available to South Carolina employers free of charge.

Interested employers are encouraged to contact Apprenticeship Carolina™ at (803) 896-5287 or to visit

Follow us on Twitter @ApprenticeshpSC

Apprenticeship Carolina™

The Midlands Business Services Team is here to assist employers with all of the challenges related to recruiting, hiring and retaining talent. We offer no cost job listings, applicant screening, recruiting and a host of other demand-driven services such as Incumbent Worker Training funds, and an On-the-Job training placement program.

Learn more at and

Midlands Education and Business Alliance

Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA) is a dynamic organization with an eye on the future.
MEBA impacts the Midlands workforce by connecting educators with businesses to create programs that align curriculum with work skills needed today and tomorrow.

Visit MEBA on-line at

Contact: Samantha Turner
Director of Workforce Development
Phone: (803) 422-9856

Midlands Education and Business Alliance

Operation Palmetto Employment – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

A statewide initiative launched by Gov. Nikki Haley and supported by the S.C. National Guard and the S.C. Department
of Employment and Workforce, Operation Palmetto Employment is a commitment to help our service members, family
members and veterans find meaningful civilian careers.

Visit Operation Palmetto Employment on-line

Contact: Elisa Edwards

SC Department of Employment and Workforce
On-line at

Contact: Elaine Midkiff,
State Coordinator, JAG-South Carolina
Phone: (803) 737-0214

SC Department of Employment and Workforce

SC Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

If you have a disability, we can help you understand the options available in becoming or staying employed.

Visit us on-line at

Contact: Laura Spears
Transition Services Coordinator
Phone: (803) 896-6574

SC Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

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