Workshops This Week

Midlands SC Works

Intro to MS Excel

Wednesday, July 31st, 10am

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Computers are everywhere and quickly becoming a necessity in the workplace. A popular program is Microsoft Excel. If you're not familiar with MS Excel or need to brush up on your skills, let experts from Training Concepts guide you through an introduction to the program in this hands-on workshop.

Careers in Welding

Thursday, Aug. 1st, 10am

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

As South Carolina's economy grows, so do the opportunities for jobs. Welding is in demand, whether in existing or new businesses, and could be a career for you! Find out what it takes to be a welder at this workshop provided by Arc Labs.


Typing Practice

If you need to brush up on your typing skills, get in some practice during the Typing Practice lab. This self-paced hands-on lab will be provided weekly on Fridays, 9a-12p, at all Midlands SC Works offices. No registration is required; seating provided on first-come basis throughout the scheduled times as space permits.
Workshops provided at Midlands SC Works offices are FREE! Sign up online by visiting and clicking the "Sign Up Now" button, OR go directly to the online calendar sign up list. Calls/emails also accepted: 803-737-4471 or

Any changes to the workshop lineup will be announced at Midlands SC Works offices. If you plan to attend a workshop, it's strongly recommended that you register so that you may be notified if changes occur to the event(s) you plan to attend.

  • Wendy's at SC Works Columbia - July 31, 9am-3pm. Seeking applicants for job order 562615 Assistant and Shift Managers. Visit and see your local workforce center for prescreening/referral and more information.
  • Loram at SC Works Columbia - August 8, 8:30a-5p. Seeking applicants for job order 562858 General Laborer. Visit and see your local workforce center for prescreening/referral and more information.

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