Columbia, SC College Campus

Columbia, SC Campus

Campus History


Centura College first began offering career placement services in 1969, and in 1983 opened its first school, Electronic Institute of Technology in Norfolk, Virginia. Over the years, it continued to expand its training options and campus locations. In 1995, our parent company, Employment Services, Inc., opened its first school in South Carolina with Beta Tech in Charleston. In 2002, a second Beta Tech campus was opened on Two Notch Road in Columbia. In 2008, the school’s name was changed to Centura College.

Programs Available

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Certificate

The HVAC certificate program offers hands-on instruction on installation and maintenance of residential and light commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration units. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in 45 weeks.



Building Maintenance and Repair

The Building Maintenance and Repair program offers unlimited entry-level career opportunities in the residential, apartment, and hotel industry for maintenance and repair professionals. These maintenance facility positions are in high demand with skills related to structural, mechanical and electrical applications.


CDL Class A Truck Driving Certification

Class A licensed truck drivers play an important role in the heavy truck transportation industry. Students in the CDL Class A Truck Driving program will obtain the knowledge that will prepare them for entry into the work force, and to work with firms in the transportation and delivery of goods.


Accreditations, Approvals and Memberships:

  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
  • Certified by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Federal Title IV programs
  • American Medical Technologists
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Licensed by the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles as a valid driver training school
  • Midlands Workforce Development Board – Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA)
  • Military Tuition Assistance
  • National Association for Health Professionals
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • National Healthcare Association
  • State Approving Agency for Veterans Education and Training
  • SEVP