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 held each Tuesday at 4:45 pm and Thursday at 7:45 am.

  • Remote TABE testing will be done via ZOOM.  You must have access to a computer with a camera and internet access.
  • In-person TABE testing is by APPOINTMENT ONLY.
  • Contact the office to schedule your TABE test appointment:  803.535.1321 or 1420

2. Orientation

  • Orientation will be held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.
  • Orientation will be conducted remotely via ZOOM.

3.  Classroom Instruction

  • In-person classes are available Mondays and Wednesdays.  Morning clasess are held 8:30 am – 11:30 am.  Afternoon classes are 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
  • If you prefer remote instruction, classes will be conducted via zoom Monday – Thursday.  The instructor will email you the details.  Computer and internet access required.

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.


  • 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