Continuing Education


Corporate Training and
Economic Development
, ext. 1236 (within SC)

Industrial/Quality Programs

South Carolina Certified Logistics Technician (SCCLT) Certificate – $2,500

Objective(s): The South Carolina Certified Logistics Technician (SCCLT) program offers both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the skills increasingly needed in the technology-intensive jobs of the 21st century. The SCCLT training and credentialing system is based on industry-defined, annually updated national standards for the core technical competencies of frontline material handling and distribution workers in production sites, warehouses, distribution centers and transporters. Individuals are assessed for two credentials: Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) certificate and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) certification. CLA is a prerequisite for CLT. In addition, individuals will also be given the opportunity to earn their 10-hour OSHA card, LEAN/Kaizen and Forklift Operator certificate.

Foundation‐level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)                                                27 hours

  • Global supply chain logistics life cycle
  • The logistics environment and equipment
  • Safety principles and quality control principles
  • Work communication practices
  • Teamwork and good workplace behavior to solve problems
  • Relevant computer systems and applications to increase productivity. (Computer navigation, Word, Excel, exposure to SAP.

Mid‐level Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)                                                          30 hours

  • Receiving products
  • Stocking products
  • Processing product orders
  • Preparing packages for shipment and shipping products
  • Maintaining control of inventory
  • Handling hazardous materials in a safe manner
  • Evaluating transportation modes
  • Performing dispatch, routing and tracking operations
  • Understanding U.S. measurements and metric system conversions
  • TBD: Additional information on Import/Export ACE Export Manifest Implementation Guides –

OSHA 10-hour General Industry Standards                                                              10 hours

Topics to be covered in the OSHA 10-hour general industry training course:

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Walking and Working Surfaces
  • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Electrical
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hazzard Communication

Learn Kaizen for Warehouse/Distribution                                                               8 hours

  • Introduction 5S and Visual Control
  • The 5S’ Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize & Sustain
  • Visual Control
  • Into Practice

Forklift Operations & Safety                                                                                      15 hours

Objective(s): To instruct employees in forklift operation, maintenance and safety so they can be certified as operators. Course includes a review of OSHA regulations, safe operating guidelines, and hands-on practice and evaluation. Evaluation results are provided to the employer. Include practice on varying forklifts – sit down, standup, varying reach.

Course Outline:

I.          OSHA Regulations on Proper Use of Forklift Trucks

A.         Safe Operations
B.         Fuel and/or Batteries
C.         Program Requirements

II.         Maintenance

A.         Pre-Operational Checks
B.         Maintenance Need Indicators during Operation
C.         After Operation Checks

III.        Hands-On Operation (Includes practice on varying forklifts – sit down, standup, varying reach.)

A.         Starting
B.         Operating Forward and Backward
C.         Steering and Turning
D.         Picking Up Loads
E.         Observation Techniques
F.         Obstructions
G.        Inclines
F.         Obstructions
G.        Inclines
H.        Surfaces
I.          Placement of Loads – Lowering, Raising, Stacking, Etc.

CNC Machine Operator Basics – $1,849

Machine tool technicians produce precision parts using machine tools such as lathes, drill presses and milling machines. This 160-hour Computer Numeric Controls course is an introduction to the machining industry. Training includes basic math, blueprint reading, tools of the trade, programming, simple machine set-up and the actual use of CNC equipment.

Welding Fundamentals – $1,849

The art of welding has been used since the Bronze Age. Welding has since advanced into a field that includes more than 100 welding processes. The current industry demand for welders is on the rise. Training includes welding safety, types, technical terms of the trade, tools of the trade and hands-on performance. Call Sandra Moore at 803.535.1237 for dates.

Welding Booth Rental

Are you already an experienced welder and just need a little practice? This course is for you. Call Sandra Moore at 803.535.1237 for consultation and a price quote today!

Certified Manufacturing Operator (NCCER) – $1,599

This course builds foundational skills for any industry and can be taken as standalone preparation for entry-level employment in a manufacturing facility or as a prerequisite to Industrial Maintenance Technology, Welding and other OCtech programs of study. This course includes the NCCER Core Curriculum, Lean Manufacturing and Forklift Operator training. Call Sandra Moore at 803.535.1237 for dates.

Certified Production Technician (MSSC) – $1,849

This 160-hour course builds foundational skills for any industry and can be taken as standalone preparation for entry-level employment in a manufacturing facility. Call Sandra Moore at 803.535.1237 for dates.

Quality Improvement

OCtech offers a variety of quality programs. If you do not see what you need, call 803.535.1237. We have many resources throughout the state to bring programs to you.

  • Lean Manufacturing (40 hours)
  • Lean Manufacturing for Managers (6 hours)
  • Managing Variation (patterned after Six Sigma philosophy)
  • TS 16949 Tools – SPC, APQP, MSA, FMEA, PPAP
  • ISO 9000
  • QS 9000
  • AS 9100
  • ISO 14000
  • ISO 9001

Preparation Classes for ASQ Certification Exams

ASQ CQE (Certified Quality Engineer)

This 30-hour course is designed for manufacturing engineers and manufacturing quality engineers who need to pass the certification exam given by the American Society of Quality (ASQ).

ASQ CQA (Certified Quality Auditor)

This 30-hour course is designed to help manufacturing quality auditors and supplier quality engineers pass the certification exam given by the American Society of Quality (ASQ).

Call Sandra Moore at 803.535.1237 to learn more about pricing discounts for industry and corporate training designed specifically for your organization. Courses listed are representative of what is available.

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