Frequently asked questions
What is the CDC Learning Center?
The CDC Learning Center (CDCLC) is a community-focused education facility providing affordable, easily accessible and pragmatic training and skills development for a broad audience of tech and non-tech professionals, individuals considering a career change, students, and the general public.
What is the goal of the CDC Learning Center?
Enable economic growth by empowering individuals with the technology, business, and entrepreneurial skills that align with evolving workforce needs.
How do I get involved?
- Attend a class
- Become a partner
- Apply to be an instructor
- Sponsor underrepresented applicants
What types of courses/programs are offered at CDCLC?
The CDCLC offers introductory to advanced level technical, business and entrepreneurship classes for a broad audience. Topics include digital literacy, AI, data science, cybersecurity, and animation. The CDC also hosts technical meetups and partners offering specialized programs to a target audience.
Are the classes in-person or online?
All classes are held in person at the CDC Learning Center.
Who can attend classes at the CDC Learning Center?
The CDC Learning Center is open to anyone who is interested in learning.
Who teaches the classes at the CDCLC?
Instruction at the CDCLC is provided by qualified tech and business professionals from the Charleston area who are passionate about their craft and eager to share their knowledge with the community. Our instructors meet specific guidelines designed to optimize learning.
What is the registration fee for each class?
The registration fee for a class is typically $30. Some classes and events may have a higher fee but are always affordable.
Does the CDCLC offer financial assistance or scholarships?
Scholarships are available for under-represented members of the community. Contact us to learn more about our scholarship opportunities.
How do I register for a class at the CDC Learning Center?
All registration is on the CDCLC website. Once a class or event is scheduled, you will be able to learn more about the class and register.
Do I need to bring proof of registration to my class?
No. Upon registering for a class, you are added to the class roster and will receive registration confirmation and a payment receipt.
Is there a refund policy if I am unable to attend a class I registered for?
Once you have registered for a class, there are no refunds.
Do I get a certificate upon completing a course?
Certain courses are structured to provide certificates for attendees who successfully complete the class.
Where is the CDC Learning Center located?
The CDC Learning Center is located downtown Charleston behind the Charleston Tech Center at 4 Conroy St. Suite A, Charleston SC 29403.
Where do I park?
Parking is available in the Charleston Tech Center public parking garage located at 4 Conroy St. Charleston, SC 29403.
Do I need an access code to enter the facility?
No. A CDCLC staff member and/or instructor is present to welcome all class attendees.
What do I need to bring to a class?
All requirements are outlined in the class description. In the event a computer is required and you do not have one, it will be provided for you.