Tuition-Free Scholarships Available for OCtech’s Evening College

Photo of Evening College logoWorking adults who want to earn a degree, change careers or build their skills have a way to reach those goals – and now they can do it tuition-free.

Thanks to scholarship money available through the state legislature to the state’s technical colleges, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is offering tuition assistance to South Carolina residents in select Evening College for the Working Adult programs. This assistance means working adults can attend OCtech at no cost to them.

“OCtech is committed to improving the lives of working adults, but also helping local employers address workforce demands in areas that require a post-secondary education,” President Dr. Walt Tobin said. “To demonstrate our commitment to providing education in critical workforce pathways, OCtech is offering tuition assistance to working adults who aspire to start a new career or advance in their current place of employment.”

Evening College programs available with tuition assistance are:

Associate in Applied Science

  • Administrative Office Technology
  • Business Administration: Accounting
  • Business Administration: Enterprise Management
  • Engineering Design Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology

Associate in Applied Science – General Technology

  • Mechatronics Technology/Industrial Maintenance

Diploma in Applied Science

  • Administrative Support


  • Basic Accounting
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Computer Aided Design I, II, III
  • Basic Industrial Maintenance
  • Basic Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Mechatronics Fundamentals – Mechatronics I
  • Automated Controls – Mechatronics II
  • Advanced Automated Systems – Mechatronics III
  • Basic Welding
  • Intermediate Welding
  • Welding Fundamentals
  • Undercar Specialist

Fall classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 22. Visit or call 803.535.1234 for more information or to see if you qualify.

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