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OCtech Course Offerings          Summer 2015

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: Flowers and Cake Design  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.

6/16/15 – 7/7/15        Tuesdays         5:30pm – 7:30pm, Classroom 2


CMM 548 Floral Arranging 101         $89;  $109 Supply Fee Paid to Melissa Cook, Instructor

This 4 week course will introduce you to the world of floral design.  Learn how to select, prep and care for flowers.  Learn the lines and styles of floral arranging, colors, size, and focal points & how to proportion arrangements.  Also learn to make a bow and assemble a beautiful floral arrangement.

7/7/15 – 7/28/15        Tuesdays  5:30 – 7:30pm, Classroom 1


CMM 584 Conversational Spanish                                                                $79

This is a beginning course in Spanish which emphasizes oral communication in a variety of topics at a basic level. It covers only that grammar and structure absolutely necessary for speaking. The course is intended for students with no previous knowledge of the Spanish language.

7/13/15 – 8/3/15        Mondays 5:00 – 7:00pm, Classroom 2


CMM 687 Drawing 101                                                                                  $79

Learn the basics of drawing in this 4 week class.  Class includes the basics of drawing tools, using tools to make shades & values, drawing a realistic still life.  Learn about composition & perspective & how to draw a landscape.  Learn to accurately portray textures, and learn the basics of portraiture.

7/14/15 – 8/4/15        Tuesdays 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Classroom 3 


CMM 529 Wilton Cake Decorating: Gum Paste and Fondant Course 3                 $89

Develop your skills working with fondant and gum paste!  Learn essential techniques, such as covering a cake with fondant, cutting shapes and even painting on fondant.  Plus, you’ll learn how to create different types of flowers, such as calla lilies, roses and carnations!

7/21/15 – 8/11/15      Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Classroom 2


CMM 529 Wilton Cake Decorating:  Advanced Gum Paste Fondant Course 4                  $89

Take your gum paste flower-making skills to an advanced level!  Learn how to use gum paste to make detailed, realistic-looking flowers as if they were freshly cut, including Gerbera daisies and stargazer lilies.  Plus, you’ll learn how to create a variety of leaves, blossoms and bouquet designs.

8/25/15 – 9/15/15      Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Classroom 2

OPD 724 REAL Entrepreneurship                              $199
Entrepreneurship – Starting a Small Business (24 contact hours)
(Additional fees for books and supplies)

Dates to be determined.


HHS 635 CPR – BLS for the Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)                $59

Our CPR course will provide you with general principles of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for medical emergencies and injuries. 

5/18/15           10am – 3pm

6/23/15           4pm – 9pm

7/13/15           9:30am – 2:30pm

8/18/15           11am – 4pm


HHS 529 First Aid (American Heart Association)  $59        

5/20/15           10am – 3pm  

6/25/15           4pm – 9pm

7/15/15           9:30am – 2:30pm

8/19/15           11am – 4pm