Our Columbia, SC campus first opened in 2010. In April 2020, we renovated our facilities to serve 88 students per welding program session. By fall 2020, this number grew to 120 students.
We offer the Penn Foster High School diploma program for those interested in pursuing welding certification, but do not have a high school diploma or GED.
- 10,400 square feet
- 2 classrooms
- 44 welding booths
- Outdoor simulator
Columbia is the capital of South Carolina and is also home to the University of South Carolina. With a population of 133,451, Forbes has ranked it as one of the best cities for business and careers. The first city in the U.S. named for Christopher Columbus, it is known for the 170-acre Riverbanks Zoo and Garden and nearby Congaree National Park. The U.S. Army’s largest entry training installation, Fort Jackson, calls Columbia home as does McEntire Joint National Guard Station.