The Training and Business Development Department (TBDD) continuing education courses are open to everyone, and fill quickly! To register, students must:
Be at least 16 years of age or have written permission from a parent or guardian and a school official if class is during regular school hours.
Meet any prerequisite requirements
All ATC students must now demonstrate proof they are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or lawfully present aliens before registering. Click
for the required form.
Students are encouraged to register at least five working days before a course is scheduled to begin.
Three Ways to Register:
Phone in with a credit card (VISA or MasterCard)*
Aiken Technical College
Enrollment Services Center
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Parking permits for attending class may be picked up at the Enrollment Services Center desk for the Training and Business Development Department, 100-200 Building.
Students may pay by cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, or purchase order.
Students may be eligible for financial aid through the following educational loan providers. Please contact these companies directly:
no financial aid available for non-credit (CE) courses
Attention military spouses! The military is offering $4,000 to spend on credit or non-credit career training! The Department of Defense is now offering up to $4,000 to military spouses who are interested in pursuing degree programs, licenses, or credentials leading to careers in high growth, high demand portable career fields. Eligible spouses should establish a MyCAA account by visiting the
web site and follow the steps online. Fort Gordon personnel may visit the Education Center and pick up an information packet from Mr. Al Crawford - (706) 791-7797 - about the options available.
Wells Fargo Education Connection: Career Loan
no loans available for non-credit (CE) courses
Funding may be available for qualified applicants through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Contact the WIA Representative at (803) 508-7481.
All students withdrawing from a course or transferring to another course must notify Aiken Technical College 72 hours before the course begins. Students withdrawing before the course begins will receive an 85% refund of the course fee. No refunds will be given after the course begins. No tuition or bookstore refunds will be granted after course start date.
If the student chose the payment plan option and made a 15% down payment at the time of registration will not receive a refund. Please see Cashier's Office for further details.
Aiken Technical College reserves the right to change course times or dates, or to cancel courses due to low enrollment. In the event Aiken Technical College cancels the course, a full refund will be issued to the student.
Continuing Education Units
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded to students who successfully complete courses through TBDD. CEUs are recognized nationally and are defined as 10 contact hours of class participation in an organized adult continuing education or extension program. CEU certificates are awarded upon successful completion of a course or program.
Note: Students do not receive academic credits for completion of Continuing Education courses.
For More Information:
For more information on public course offerings, call 508-7263 or
view the current course schedule here
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