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Adult Education

Adult Education at OCtech is here to help you restart or complete your education.  Our classes run on a six-week rotation.  All students must attend Orientation. We offer:

  • GED and high school completion test preparation
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

We’ll also work with you to develop an Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) or career readiness plan so you know exactly what your next step should be along the way.

Get Started Today:

1. TABE Placement Testing

  • TABE testing is offered on the following days:
    • Tuesday evenings at 4:45 pm
    • Thursday mornings at 7:45 am
  • Report to Building C Room 120 for TABE testing
  • Contact the office to schedule your TABE test appointment: 535.1321 or1420

2. Orientation

Orientation will  held on the following days:

  • Session 1 – August 9, 10, 11, and 12, 2021
  • Session 2 – September 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2021
  • Session 3 – November 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2021
  • Session 4 – February 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2022
  • Session 5 – April 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2022
  • Session 6 – May 23, 24, 25 and 26, 2022

Available time slots for these days are:

  • 8:30 am – 11:30 am
  • 1:00 pm – 4 pm
  • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Choose the dates and times that work best for your schedule:

  • Contact the office to reserve your seat for Orientation: 535.1321 or1420
  • You must attend all four (4) days of Orientation in order to start classes.

3.  Classroom Instruction*

  • Class times at OCtech:
    • Monday through Thursday
    • 8:30 am – 11:30 am, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm or 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Class Times at the Quick Job Center
    • Monday through Thursday
    • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Class Times at Lake Marion High School Technology Center
    • Monday through Wednesday
    • 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

*Remote instruction is available for students who qualify based on individual  TABE scores.

Special Instructions

  1. Call or email the office for more information or to schedule your TABE test:  803.535.1321 or  803.535.1420, or email: hamptontd@octech.edu  or peeplescf@octech.edu
  2. Complete registration paperwork on the Monday that you pick up textbooks after TABE testing.

Fees

  • There are no fees to attend Adult Education classes.
  • Students planning to drive to class must purchase a $10 parking pass.

About the Adult Education Program

Mission and Student Outcomes