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Welcome toLower Savannah Workforce Development Area

The MISSION of the Lower Savannah Workforce Development Area (LSWDA) and Board is to: "provide workforce investment activities, through a local workforce investment one-stop delivery system, that increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, and increase occupational skill attainment by participants and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the six county region."

An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Incumbent Work Training Program

The Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) program provides training resources for businesses 1) to train currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive; 2) for training needed in current businesses due to expansion, new technology, retooling, new services/product lines or new organizational structuring or as part of a layoff aversion strategy; and 3) for which the employer provides a matching contribution of no more than 10%, 25% or 50% (percentage is directly related to the number of employees) of the cost of training.

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The regularly scheduled Workforce Development Board meetings are the first Tuesday of every other Month. The meetings start at 2:00PM at a designated location. Notification of the meetings are emailed to all Board members and interested parties. The announcement is also sent to the local newspapers.

WDB Meeting Schedule

Youth Committee Meeting
Schedule PY16/17/18


Veterans Priority

New info for Veterans regarding Housing & Mortgages!

PY 2017 Programmatic Monitoring Schedule

October 2018 | April 2019

Dates will be made available ahead of schedule.

  • "This type of collaboration between the technical colleges and the LSCOG is exactly the forward-thinking this community needs. Initiatives like this one will create pathways for people in our community to a better quality of life. Denmark Technical College looks forward to creating and developing more Workforce Development opportunities with local industry and organizations like the LSCOG."

    Dr. Christopher Hall

    President, Denmark Technical College


(803) 649-7981


(803) 649-2248


PO Box 850 | Aiken, SC 29802


2748 Wagener Rd. | Aiken, SC 29801


Mo - Th 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Fr 8:30 am to 4:30 pm