Student in Machine Tool Lab
Machine Tool Technology

The brains behind the operation

Associate Degree, Certificate

Machine Tool Technology is one of the most in-demand jobs skills in South Carolina, with starting salaries well above average.

Our associate degree is a five-semester program that's hands-on and performance based. When you graduate, you'll be confident that you can do the job.

We also offer a Production Operator Certificate that covers the basics of Machine Tool Technology.

Quick Facts:

Average Hourly Wage in SC


Job Placement Rage


Most are surprised to learn:

Today's Tool and Die operations are "clean environments."

Evening Classes
Evening Classes:

You can earn your Production Operator Certificate in the evening and apply your credits toward an Associate Degree in Machine Tool Technology if you want to earn even more.

Learn basic machine production operation skills:
- manual machines
- blue prints
- basic computer numerical controlled machines

Careers include:
- CNC Operator
- Production Machinist
- Quality Control Technician

MTT Instructor Patrick Chavis

For more information contact:
Patrick Chavis:

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Be above average.

From car parts to medical equipment, machine tool technicians produce possibilities.

Program Coordinator Mike Morris doesn't need a script to tell you everything you want to know about Machine Tool Technology.

Mike can answer any questions you have about the program.

student in MTT lab
Three students in MTT lab
The employer
Machine Tool Technology

Engineering Service Manager Dan Ford from one of the world's leading medical manufacturers is a believer in OCtech's Machine Tool Technology program.

The Graduate
Machine Tool Technology

This OCtech graduate has worked his way up throughout his career in Machine Tool Technology.

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