SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service (including health) occupations.
SkillsUSA serves more than 331,000 students and instructors annually. This includes 19,019 instructors who join as professional members. Including alumni, SkillsUSA membership totals over 393,000. SkillsUSA has served 13.6 million annual members cumulatively since 1965 and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor as a successful model of employer-driven workforce development.
SkillsUSA is America's proud champion of the skilled trades. Our MISSION is to EMPOWER students to become skilled professionals, career-ready leaders and responsible community members.
SkillsUSA South Carolina is a state association of SkillsUSA. We proudly serve the palmetto state by supporting and upholding the ideals of SkillsUSA. This includes supporting Career and Technical Education and the differing career clusters offered across our great state.
Food & Natural Resources
Architecture & Construction
Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
Business Management & Administration
Education & Training
Finance, Government & Public Administration
Hospitality & Tourism
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Trasportation, Distribution & Logistics
The SkillsUSA Emblem
The shield represents patriotism
The gear represents the industrial society
The torch represents knowledge
The orbital circles represent technology
The hands represent the individual