Basic Accounting

For students who do not have the time to complete an Associate Degree, the Certificate in Basic Accounting may be a better fit. The certificate program offers nine courses in basic accounting for entry-level employees and job seekers. Upon completing this certificate, students will:
• understand the role of accounting to overall business operations.
• learn individual income tax procedures.
• study payroll laws.
• work with computerized accounting systems.

All courses in the Basic Accounting Certificate can be applied to the Associate Degree in Business Administration: Accounting.

27 semester hours

Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, and packaging. Students completing this certificate will be able to supervise warehouse operations, ensure equipment is correctly operated and maintained, and meet customer requirements. They will be able to oversee shipments to multiple customer accounts and ensure shipments are on schedule.

24 semester hours

Students will learn skills for immediate entry into the job market as an “entry level” diesel maintenance technician. The certificate includes courses in basic diesel engine theory and operation; servicing diesel equipment; basic diesel diagnostics and repair of basic fuel systems used on today’s diesel equipment.

Job opportunities for students with this certificate include servicing light diesel equipment; construction, industrial, and farm equipment. The student will learn in an actual industry type shop environment, with classroom lectures, demonstrations and “hands on” activities.

This certificate is designed to be a starting point for students with marketable skills who need an immediate entry into the diesel repair field. This certificate will also help meet the overwhelming need for basic “entry level” technicians in the diesel and automotive repair industries.

16 semester hours

This certificate is designed to enhance the skills of experienced technicians who strive to become ASE certified or as starting point for students who wish to attain marketable automotive technician skills.

Students will learn skills for the immediate entry into the job market as a brake, suspension and general automotive specialist technician.

Students who complete the certificate are prepared to take the ASE certification exam in the areas of automotive brakes and suspension.

16 semester hours

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College offers an excellent training program for beginning commercial motor vehicle drivers. The curriculum incorporates classroom instruction in a modern facility; media based learning strategies, and hands-on guidance to fully prepare students for the South Carolina Commercial Driver’s License examination. Entry into the program is competitive, and may require additional documentation for consideration. Both federal and state financial aid is available to qualified students.

The mission of the program is to provide professional comprehensive training offered by state certified instructors for individuals at all levels of experience. Instruction focuses on safety and flexibility, resulting in the achievement of sustainable employment and competitive wages for students as a commercial motor vehicle license carrier. Students also learn the basics of the business of Truck Driving.

Students are required to sign a program contract, which includes the wearing of appropriate safety-related apparel.

The following items are not provided and must be purchased by the student.

Entrance Requirements

16 credit hours

15 semester hours

The Certificate in Small Business Management is designed to provide graduates with the
foundational skills necessary to start and effectively manage a business. Coursework includes
accounting, management, marketing and business law activities, all of which are critical to the
success of a business.

30 Credit Hours

This certificate is an introduction to Engineering Fundamentals and will provide students courses
necessary to move into more advanced concepts presented in Electronics Engineering Technology and Engineering Design Technology.

13 semester hours

The Advanced Welding Certificate is the study of mild steel plate and pipe, some alloy. focusing on the SMAW and GTAW processes. Students will complete all required NCCER II and NCCER III modules and competencies. Prior successful completion of Basic Welding and Intermediate Welding certificates is required.

8 Semester Hours

Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians provide emergency care in various pre-hospital settings. This certificate prepares students to become nationally registered as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. After completing the first semester of this curriculum, students can attempt EMT-Basic credentialing. This certificate is also a great starting point for students who ultimately want to be a paramedic.

31 Semester Hours