McCravy

County Bank

Home | Facebook | Twitter
GwdToday | Greenwood, SC
News
• Greenwood
• Lakelands & beyond
• School & College
• Sports
• Lake Greenwood
• Church News
• Events
• Occasions
• Notices
Classifieds
• Promotions
• Classifieds
• Employment
• Yard Sales
• Add Product/Service
• Add Classifieds

Cambridge Academy
Marketplace
• Restaurant Specials
• Special Events
• Promotions
Crime Network
• Arrest Reports
• SC Sex Offenders
Obituaries
• Obituaries

Bayberry Inn Oct 2015


home : news : school & college July 21, 2018

PTC Page Sponsor Banner



6/25/2018 11:44:00 AM
Automotive Tech Program Receives Coveted Accreditation

Piedmont Technical College’s Automotive Technology program has received its industry’s highest possible endorsement for training quality ― official accreditation from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

NATEF vigorously examines secondary and post-secondary technician training programs to assess how they compare with nationally recognized standards of quality. After conducting its evaluation, NATEF recommended PTC for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. Departments of education in all 50 states support ASE certification of automotive programs to ensure that training programs meet or exceed industry-recognized standards of excellence.

“This has been a long process and huge investment for our department and the college,” said Gerald Sartin, PTC automotive technology program director and instructor. “We are very proud of completing this process and being able to meet the high standards required by ASE and NATEF.”

The term of this accreditation is five years, with a required self-evaluation after two and a half years. Onsite reviews to retain accreditation are conducted every five years.

“We want to let everyone know that students can come to Piedmont Tech and receive ― at a minimum ― the same or better education and recognition as other technical colleges in the state,” Sartin said.

Perhaps the most compelling result of this accreditation, Sartin noted, is that students who receive their training from an ASE-certified institution are more likely to be invited for a job interview and more likely to be employed on the merits of the certification alone. “It definitely gives them a competitive advantage,” he said.



Health Related Home Care




Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search














Life
Home | Facebook | Twitter
GwdToday.com • 720 Montague Ave Suite 314 • Greenwood • SC • 29649 • News@GwdToday.com
Software © 1998-2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved