In response to the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19, we are conducting business a bit differently. Information sessions will now be individually scheduled appointments via the phone or video conferencing.
For more information, call the I-BEST Office at 864-646-1461.
I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training) is a nationally recognized workforce development program designed by Washington State community colleges and adapted for Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties by Tri-County Technical College. Local I-BEST programs are created, offered, and enhanced through collaborative partnerships between the College, School Districts, Adult Education Centers, and employers throughout the tri-county area.
I-BEST Program Features:
To be considered applicants must:
Personal Care Aide Pathway
If you’re interested in starting a career in health and individual care, and helping others optimize their quality of life, the New I-BEST Personal Care Aide Pathway may be just what you’re looking for!
Prepares students for employment as Personal Care Aides and for further postsecondary education leading to success in health care careers requiring specific college degree(s) and/or credentials. Students will develop the skills and mindsets needed to be effective Personal Care Aides in homes or residential agencies, and to be successful learners in diverse educational settings.
If you're interested in starting a career in Manufacturing, this certificate prepares you to transition from a job in non-manufacturing sectors to entry-level positions in manufacturing and to continue technical and post-secondary study needed for career growth and advancement.
Smart Start | Start Over
Whether you're just getting started or starting over, you can ease your way into earning college credit through an exciting college and career readiness course, COL 120 (Credit Hours: 3).
This course builds skills and habits of mind for college and work success. You will:
Through discussion, guided practice, and class projects, you will identify and use appropriate resources; apply strategies to succeed in college courses; participate actively in a collegiate learning environment; develop a global perspective; and apply personal responsibility to reach education, work, and personal development goals. This course is designed for students who are participating in the Technical Skills for Success (TSS) initiative.
PLUS, when you complete the course, you'll walk away with OSHA General Industry Standards training! Use what you've learned to begin work right away or begin a full degree program at Tri-County.