News

First Lean Manufacturing Certificate Students Complete Training Program

AcademicAdvanced Manufacturing

Eastern Orangeburg County’s first Lean Manufacturing Certificate class is ready to go to work. Fifteen adults completed the training and received their certification during a ceremony April 19 at The Depot in Holly Hill. The course, taught by Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Dean of Corporate Training and Economic Development Sandra Moore, began Feb. 12 at Lake […]

Read More

OCtech Professional Truck Driving Program Receives Grant to Train Veterans

AcademicAdvanced ManufacturingBusinessFeatured

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded $95,726 to Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College to train active duty military service members, veterans and their families in careers as commercial truck and bus drivers. All current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reservists, as well as their spouses and children are eligible […]

Read More

OCtech’s Automotive Technology Program Reaccredited

AcademicAdvanced Manufacturing

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Automotive Technology program has been reaccredited by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). OCtech’s program continues to meet the requirements for Master Automobile Service Technology accreditation, the highest level of program accreditation recognized by the ASE, according to Michael Coley, president of the ASE Education Foundation. “The explosion in automotive […]

Read More

Lineman Prep Program to Launch at OCtech in January

Advanced ManufacturingContinuing EducationFeaturedPublic Service

Local utility companies seeking qualified candidates for their lineman training programs are partnering with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College for a new Lineman Prep program starting this spring. “We believe the line worker program will be a tremendous resource for Orangeburg’s Department of Public Utilities going forward,” said Warren Harley, DPU manager. “The program will allow us […]

Read More