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OCtech Course Offerings           Fall 2014

OCtech Quick Jobs Development Center, 101 Courthouse Dr., St. Matthews, SC

Please call (803) 874-2443 for more information or to register. 


CMM 529 Wilton Cake Decorating Course 2              $89

Design a professional-looking cake!  Learn how to select colors, arrange flowers and work with royal icing, which is the ideal icing for crating decorations in advance.  Plus, you’ll learn how to make amazing flowers such as pansies, lilies, and the Wilton Rose.

8/5/14 – 8/26/14   Tuesdays       5:30pm – 7:30pm, Classroom 2

CMP 660
     Microsoft Excel                     $149

Beginning Excel - how to create and save a spreadsheet, enter data, write formulas, format and print worksheets; learn to create a simple budget with calculations.  

8/7/14 – 8/28/14   Thursdays     5:00pm – 7:00pm, Lab


CMP 503 Intro to PC’s for Seniors and Beginners I   $79

This is a very basic computer class designed to help you get to know your computer.  Easy and fun techniques will be used to help you with word processing, making changes to documents, introduction to spreadsheets, and using the internet and email.

8/11/14 – 9/1/14   Mondays       5 :00pm – 7:00pm, Lab


CMP 660 Microsoft Excel Level II                      $149

Topics include sorting, filtering, advanced formulas, advanced formatting, charts and graphs.

9/8/14 – 9/29/14               Mondays       5:00pm – 7:00pm, Lab


CMP 621 Setting Up an Email Account            $30

Learn to set up your own email account.  This will be an actual g-mail account that you can use after class is completed.

9/11/14 & 9/18/14            Thursdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm


CMP 626  How to apply for a Job Online/Resume Writing            $30

Learn how to create a resume and fill out a job application online.

9/11/14 & 9/18/14            Thursday 3:30 – 5:30pm


CMP 503 Intro to PC’s for Seniors and Beginners II  $79

This 4 week class is designed to work with Word documents to apply different types of applications.  The main topics for this class are Word-creating and saving documents properly; creating an invitation of church bulletin type of document; a small introduction to Excel and addressing internet questions.

9/15/14 – 10/6/14 Mondays       5:00pm – 7:00pm, Lab


CMM 507 Beginning Golf            $89

Please call 874-2443 for interest.


CMM 540 Beginning Guitar                    $89

In this 4 week course you will learn the basics of how to play the guitar.  Week 1 includes string names, reading tablature, basic melodies, finger exercises, basic chords.  Week 2 includes rhythm, chord practice, time signatures & counting & how to use a metronome.  Week 3 includes more chords, new rhythms, & the Major scale.  Week 4 concludes with the Pentatonic scale, a song jam, chords for the road and much more.  Please call 874-2443 for interest.


OPD 724 Entrepreneurship- Starting a Small Business

In the REAL Entrepreneurship Course, you will learn how to:

  • assess your entrepreneurial strengths and weaknesses
  • identify under-served business niches
  • assess the market and financial feasibility of business ideas
  • prepare a business plan that includes a marketing plan, operational plan, and financial plan
  • prepare for implementing your plan and starting your enterprise

This course will help provide you with the tools to become an entrepreneur!  Please call for 874-2443 for interest.