SC's Competitive EDGE: Aerospace Industry

Building Aerospace Training Capacity Across the State

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) offers a variety of courses (such as CNC, Robotics, Machine Tool) and programs in the latest manufacturing fields that feed the demand for machine operators and other machinist positions at companies like Boeing and other aerospace suppliers. These include:

  • Machine Tool Operations
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Advanced Welding Technologies

HGTC also has a partnership with the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) and their Aviation Maintenance program, which provides a specific pathway for students who want to work in the fast-growing aviation industry. The unique partnership with PIA enables the HGTC student to earn an Associate of Applied Science while learning the nuts and bolts of aircraft maintenance.

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