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CNC Machine Operator Basics

This course provides the basic knowledge and skills required for individuals seeking entry-level employment as a CNC (computer numerical control) machine operator in a machine shop or manufacturing facility. The course includes the theoretical and practical aspects of writing manual numerical control programs.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are certified healthcare providers who are trained to respond, treat, and transport individuals in emergency situations. With the assistance of dispatchers, Advanced EMTs, and Paramedics, EMTs are an integral component of the Emergency Medical Team.

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Production Operator

This certificate is designed to introduce the student to basic machine production operation skills. Topics covered include manual machines, blue prints, and basic computer numerical controlled machines. Job opportunities include CNC Operator, Production Machinist, and Basic Quality Control Technician.

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HVAC Fundamentals

This course uses the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) HVAC Level One Curriculum and practical applications to prepare individuals for entry-level positions in the HVAC industry by providing the basics in safety, trade math, electricity, heating, cooling, ventilation, refrigeration and air distribution systems. This course includes both residential and commercial applications as well as an EPA certification.

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Basic Industrial Skills

This course uses the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core Curriculum to prepare individuals for entry-level positions on project sites and industrial workplaces by providing the basics in safety, hand and power tools, construction math, material handling, construction drawings, rigging and employability skills.

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Basic Diesel Maintenance

This certificate prepares you to work as an entry-level industrial maintenance technician. Job opportunities include process plant mechanical apprentice, manufacturing plant maintenance apprentice, construction site equipment maintenance apprentice and construction electrical apprentice.

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History 2000-19

2001 OCtech develops first five-year strategic plan 2003 Student and Community Life Center opens 2005-2010 Project Lead the Way, Mechatronics, Business, CNA/Health Science, Computer Technicology, Criminal Justice, Education added for

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History 1980-99

July 8, 1980 Teleconference system with ETV studios featuring “talkback” capabilities initiated July 31, 1980 Medical Laboratory Technician program accredited Sept. 16, 1981 dedication of Agricultural/Industrial Buildings August 1982 Associate

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History 1970-79

February 1971 Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical basketball team plays first game July 21, 1972 Clemson University announces acceptance of transfer credit from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical courses Aug. 11, 1972 Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical credits become

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