CTE Curriculum at The Advantage Academy

    Programs/Classes Offered at The Advantage Academy

    Automotive Programs:
    Auto Body/Collision Technology*
    Auto Technology Mechanic*

    Architectural Engineering, Construction, and/or Manufacturing Programs:
    Building Construction*
    Mechanical Design (Architecture)*
    Welding Technology*

    Human Service, Public Safety, and Education Programs:
    Early Childhood Education*

    Culinary Arts*
    Hospitality & Tourism*

    Visual Arts:
    Digital Art & Design*


    IT Technology Programs:
    Networking Fundamentals*
    Advanced Networking*
    Cyber Security

    Health Science Classes:
    Health Science 1, 2, & 3
    Health Science Clinical Studies
    Health Science Work-Based (McLeod Hospital)
    Pharmacology for Medical Careers*
    Emergency Medical Services (EMS)*

    Project Lead-the-Way classes:
    Intro to Engineering Design


    Courses marked with an asterisk * are courses that are currently only offered at the Florence
    Career Center. Courses not marked are offered or may be offered at each high school depending
    on student scheduling. For more information check with your high school.


    Industry Certification

    The Advantage Academy students can earn industry certification in:

    •       ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)
    •       AWS (American Welding Society)
    •       CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician)
    •       CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)
    •       Early Childhood Certification
    •       First Aid/CPR (American Red Cross)
    •       First Responder (American Red Cross First Aid/ CPR/AED)
    •       IC3 (Internet and Computing Core Certification)
    •       MOS  (Microsoft Office Specialist)
    •       NCCER (National Center for Construction Educ & Research)
    •       NHSA (National Health Science Assessment)
    •       OSHA (National Workplace Safety)
    •       ProStart (Culinary Arts- SC Hospitality Association)
    •       Safe Sitter (Community & Family Life)
    •       SC Cosmetology License
    •       ServSafe (Culinary Arts Food Safety)
    •       S/P2  (Auto Collision and Auto Technology)
    •       Valvoline  (Automotive Engine Performance)
    •       WISE (Financial Literacy Certification)

     Extracurricular Organizations/Clubs:

    •       CyberPatriots (IT, Networking, Prog & Software Development)
    •       DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)  Marketing, Sales & Services
    •       FBLA  (Future Business Leaders of America) -    Business, Management, and Administration
    •       FCCLA (Family Career & Community Leaders of America) - Family & Consumer Science
    •       FFA  (Future Farmers of America)-Natural Resources, Agriculture)
    •       HOSA  (Health Occupations Students of America) -  Health Science
    •       National Technical Honor Society
    •       Robotics Team -  Mechatronics, Networking, Computer Programming
    •       Skills USA - Architecture & Constr, Arts/AV Tech, Cosmetology, HVAC, Manufacturing, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics