Personal and Professional Enrichment

  • Teach English in an exotic country
  • Arrange flowers
  • Plan a wedding
  • Upgrade your skills
  • Learn to take professional pictures

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Adventure Tech Summer Camps

Greenville Technical College’s new Adventure Tech day camps will feature STEM and culinary education beginning this summer. Registration begins in mid-February, 2018. Sign up for our mailing list to receive more information about camp dates and early bird registration. 

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NEW! Lifeguard Certification

Become a certified lifeguard in 7 weeks. Classes meet at Caine Halter Family YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 24 hours of in-water training includes CPR/AED and First Aid. Students must successfully pass the written and practical tests at the end of the course in order to be certified as lifeguards.

As with any physically strenuous activity, please consult with your healthcare provider before beginning this program to ensure your safety. There are inherent risks associated with in-water activities. This class is not intended for novice swimmers or those who do not feel comfortable performing endurance activities in the water. 


Defensive Driving

Our Defensive Driving course, which meets all requirements put forth by the National Safety Council and the SC Department of Highways & Public Transportation, can be taken for a four point credit only once every three years. Content may be customized to suit your company's specific needs.

Special Note from the SC Department of Motor Vehicles: 
SCDMV Contact Center
(803) 896-5000

If You Are Under 17
and accrue six or more points on your driving record before you have held your license for one year, your license will be suspended for six months.

Also, if you are convicted of a traffic offense or involved in an at-fault accident, the driving restrictions will not be removed from your license for one year from the last offense or until you reach 17 years of age.

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Defensive Driving
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Floral Design

Create your own personal master arrangement! Expert demonstration and individual hands-on guidance will help.
You'll learn:

  • Basic design fundamentals
  • Floral standards
  • Arranging techniques
  • Product quality
  • A bit of history

    See course descriptions for supply lists of flowers and greenery. Retail outlets include but are not limited to Michael's, AC Moore, Hobby Lobby, BI-LO, The Fresh Market, and Publix. Discounts of 10% are currently available at Michael's in Greenville; please ask for Brittany and present your enrollment confirmation/receipt.

    Purchase your supplies at your favorite store and spend as much or as little as you wish - the basic design principles apply to both fresh and silk flowers. Bring the purchased or picked flowers and greenery to class.

    Upon successful completion of each course, you will be awarded a certificate of Continuing Education Units rather than academic credit or certification.

    Floral Design I 
    Floral Design II 
    Floral Design III 
    Floral Design IV  (Silk)

    Home Staging Certification

    Gain the foundation for starting a career or owning your own business in real estate property staging. Offered in partnership with Certified Staging Professionals.

    Home Staging Certification  (QJ)

    For more Real Estate and related courses, visit the Business & Leadership page.

    Motorcycle Safety

    The Motorcycle Safety classes at Greenville Technical College are offered through the South Carolina Rider Education Program (SCREP). The SCREP provides rider training for individuals of all skill levels, from beginners needing basic skills to  experienced riders needing to sharpen their skills.

    Greenville County has the highest number of registered motorcycles in the state. These courses are taught as a public service to the community to help ensure that riders have the proper training in order to ride safely. Course curriculum for all levels of safety training is in compliance with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
    All Rider Coaches are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

    Motorcycle Safety Beginning Level
    Motorcycle Safety Intermediate Level
    Motorcycle Safety Experienced Level
    Motorcycle Safety Advanced Rider Course

    Reimbursement Program for Military and First Responders
    Active duty U.S. military personnel, former U.S. military personnel, and first responders who successfully complete the Motorcycle Safety classes through Greenville Technical College may be eligible for reimbursement from Harley-Davidson of Greenville. Any questions concerning reimbursement should be directed to Harley-Davidson of Greenville, which is solely responsible for the reimbursement program.

    Photography: Professional Series

    • Learn more innovative ways to capture and showcase your most memorable moments.
    • Transform your everyday snapshots into professional looking photographs.

    With more than 30 years of experience as an award-winning photographer and 15 years with Photoshop, Gene Taylor brings passion for visual storytelling to every photography class. He has been trained by some of the leading photographers in America. A former photojournalist, Gene is Certified as a Professional Photographer by the Professional Photographers of America and is affiliated with the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. 

    Photography: Fundamentals  (QJ)
    Photography: Advanced Lighting 
    Photography: Portraits


    Improve your job performance, widen your professional perspective, and increase your sense of accomplishment by learning a new language.

    Spanish - Introduction 
    Spanish I     
    Spanish II 20 hrs. 
    Spanish II 12.5 hrs.
    Spanish III    Offered on demand.

    Teacher Recertification

    Designed for certified K-12 teachers, these online graduate courses offered by North Greenville University, through
    our partner Online Education Courses, allows the student to refresh and recertify with ease. Special discounts may be
    available. Visit Online Education Courses for more >

    Biology for Teachers: Biodiversity and Ecology
    Teaching Chemistry within the New Framework of Science Standards
    Teaching Ecology for Life Science Teachers
    Algebra I: Understanding How to Teach Algebra I
    Algebra II: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review for Educators
    Pre-Calculus: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review for Educators
    Math for Middle School Educators: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review
    Calculus: Instruction Enrichment and Content Review for Educators
    Common Core: High School Math Education
    Geometry: Understanding How to Teach Geometry Grades 6-12

    TESOL Certification

    TESOL (Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language) is a global certification that provides you with the skills needed to teach English to anyone around the world. You will receive training and experience to teach English as a Second Language or Foreign Language. Certification requires completion of the 100-hour course, and an individually assigned 30-hour teaching practicum. Blended courses contain online class meetings as well as face to face class meetings.
    TESOL Certification - Semester Blended 
    TESOL Certification - Intensive Blended

    Wedding Planner

    Learn some trade secrets of an experienced and highly successful professional wedding planner. We will provide you with practical, effective, specific instruction with anecdotal illustrations to help you start up your wedding consulting business.

    Wedding Planner (QJ)

    Writing & Illustrating

    Online Training

    Flexible. Convenient. Relevant. Hundreds of online courses from providers including:

    • ed2go
    • ed2go Career Training
    • JER Online
    • LERN's UGotClass
    • Online Education Courses Teacher Recertification
    • ProTrain
    • The Income Tax School

    Learn any subject matter you choose online- anytime, anywhere!
    Gain practical knowledge you can use now or to begin your new career.
    Use your brain power to increase your abilities, your vocabulary, your job skills and marketability!

    Visit our online training page

    Let us know if you don't find what you're looking for - your idea may inspire the creation of a new class!