Workshops This Week

Midlands SC Works

Resume Writing

Monday, Aug. 5th, 1pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Is your resume in need of some help? Take part in this FREE Resume Writing workshop with a SCDEW expert leading the way to help you sell your skills!

Computer Basics

Tuesday, Aug. 6th, 10am

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

Don't know the difference between a computer tower, monitor or mouse? What about Word, PowerPoint or Excel? Get introduced to your computer at this workshop with industry experts from Training Concepts.


Careers in Transportation *NEW*

Tuesday, Aug. 6th, 10am

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, SC

Ever considered a career in one of the most in-demand fields out there? Find out what it's like to be a driver with a CDL and all sorts of other transportation positions. Midlands Technicial College will share their know-how with you on where to look and how to get started.


Intermediate MS Word

Wednesday, Aug. 7th, 10am

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

So you have the basics down, but you need to take that next step to further your computer skills in Microsoft Word? Training Concepts will provide you the means in this hands-on workshop.


Careers in Welding

Wednesday, Aug. 7th, 10am

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, 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.

Credit Score Management Seminar

Wednesday, Aug. 7th, 2pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Did you know that your credit score can impact all sorts of things... from getting a job to buying a car or home? Find out how you can manage your credit score, good or bad, with this workshop provided by AllSouth Federal Credit Union.


Saving Your Home and Other Benefits

Thursday, Aug. 8th, 10am

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, SC

Your home is your biggest investment; and when you're on the brink of losing it, things can get tough. This workshop can help you find out how to save your home and even get more public benefits!


Intro to SC Works

Friday, Aug. 9th, 1pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

New to the SC Works website or want some guidance from the experts who use it every day? This workshop can help you navigate the ins and outs of SCWOS, so you can make your online job searching and career advancement as efficient and effective as possible!


*SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES*

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.

FREE VISION SCREENING EVENTS Coming Soon

Wednesday, Aug. 7th, 9am to Wednesday, Sep. 4th, 2pm

This is an online event.

Please register online for the screening you would like to attend. Registration slots are now available:


August 21 @ SC Works Columbia: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F4FA8AA2BA20-free2


September 4 @ SC Works Lexington: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F4FA8AA2BA20-free4

Workshops provided at Midlands SC Works offices are FREE! Sign up online by visiting www.midlandsworks.org/calendar 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 cpowell@midlandsworks.org


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.

  • Loram at SC Works Columbia - August 8, 8:30a-5p. Seeking applicants for job order 562858 General Laborer. Visit jobs.scworks.org and see your local workforce center for prescreening/referral and more information.


For more information on upcoming events, visit www.midlandsworks.org/jobseeker

Midlands SC Works & Midlands Workforce Development Board

This newsletter is a publication of the Midlands Workforce Development Board. An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TDD equipment via the South Carolina Relay Service at 711.