Southern Crescent Technical College was established in July 2010 from the merger of Flint River Technical College (FRTC) and Griffin Technical College (GTC). Southern Crescent Technical College is a flagship technical college in the state, with a combined student population of over 6,500 credit students.
As one of the largest technical colleges in Georgia, the two campus locations and three centers will serve the workforce and community needs of the over 500,000 citizens in the ten counties of the South Atlanta region including Butts, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Pike, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor, and Upson counties.
The Thomaston-based Flint River Campus of Southern Crescent Technical College offers the support of its state-of-the-art Industrial Training Center. This facility offers in courses ranging from machine tooling and welding to industrial maintenance and repair. Prospective industries may partner with Southern Crescent Technical College to custom-design a training program with Georgia’s award-winning QuickStart program, or utilize the college’s existing curriculum.