Welcome to Palmetto Training, Inc.


Our purpose is to meet the career development goals of every student we train, while supporting industry requirements for better prepared candidates in today's high tech workplace. In doing so, PTI builds confidence and adds value to the community.

The South Carolina Technical Institute, Inc., was founded in 1951 by Elmer Edwin Jackson & Tracy Johnson. Since then, Elmer's son Eddie Jackon created a branch of SCTII known as Palmetto Training, Inc. We strive to train adults and youth for our country's future.

We offer placement assistance to all industries we train in. Potential employers visit and recruit on a monthly basis.

Palmetto Training, Inc. Trade School

CDL Truck Driver (All Locations)

Earn your Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Weekly classes and weekend classes available. Obtain your Class A CDL in as little as 4 weeks or in as little as 8 weekends! Hours vary from location to location!

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CNC Programming, Set-Up, & Operation
(Walterboro Location Only)

Computer Numerical Control-programming the machines that operate tools. NIMS Approved!
Typical Hourly Wage is $27.50
Cost $5000.00
15 weeks
500 hours.

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Location Only)

NCCER Accredited Training Unit. Long term and short term programs available. Earn $35,760-$62,320 annually. Long term (14 weeks).
Tuition cost $5250.00
Short term (7 weeks)
Tuition cost $4120.00.

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(Walterboro Location Only)

Yale Counterbalance Training & Certification
Contact us for dates!
Cost: $250.00
Training & Certification in the same day!

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OSHA Training & Certification
(Walterboro Location Only)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration sets and enforces protective workplace safety and health standards.
We offer General Industry or Construction.
Contact us for dates!
Cost: $250.00

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Important Dates


PTI, Inc partners with Palmetto Goodwill and Palmetto Warriors to offer a 2-week training course available to veterans in all of the Lowcountry with at least an other than honorable discharge. Have at least an other than honorable discharge means that the veteran cannot have a dishonorable discharge or bad conduct characterization. Acceptable discharges follows: Honorable, Administrative, Under Honorable Conditions, and Other Than Honorable (medical discharge and retirement usually fall under honorable). An “Other Than Honorable” discharge is a type of discharge.


Session 2

June 17, 2019 - June 28, 2019

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Session 3

Sept. 9, 2019-Sept. 20, 2019

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Session 4

Dec. 2, 2019 - Dec. 13, 2019

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