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Tri-County Technical College

Tri-County's newest campus opened Fall Semester, 2018. It is located at the Oconee Industry and Technology Park on Highway 11 in Westminster, the new campus is central to Seneca, Walhalla, and Westminster, providing easy access for the residents, businesses, and industries of Oconee County.

Program offerings at the campus will support manufacturing in the region and will include:

  • CNC Programming and Operations
  • Manufacturing Management and Leadership
  • Business Administration with an emphasis in Operations Management
  • Industrial Electronics Technology
  • Mechatronics
  • University Studies Certificate
  • Dual Credit / Pathways Program for Oconee County School District
  • Industrial Electronics
  • SC Manufacturing Certification
  • University Transfer/University Studies Certificate
  • Additional courses will be offered in OSHA, LEAN, MS Office, and more.


The Oconee Campus will be co-located with industry and a new Career Center servicing the Oconee County School District (projected to open in 2020). The result will be a unique center for technical education, work-based learning, and economic development.


Course Offerings

Oconee Campus Map

Oconee Campus Construction Photos

Enrollment Steps

Seamless Transitions from High School

Beginning in the junior year, students can take courses toward an associate
degree in Industrial Electronics or Mechatronics. With permission from the high
school, students earn high school and college credit for the same course. Classes
are offered at the Oconee Campus, 8:30 am-11:30 am.

    EEM 117: AC/DC Circuits I
    EEM 217: AC/DC Machines with Electrical Codes
    HSS 205: Technology and Society
    EEM 161: Industrial Instruments
    IMT 131: Hydraulics and Pneumatics
    MAT 170: Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry I
  • EEM 118: AC/DC Circuits II
    IDS 106: Employment Skills Development
    ENG 165: Professional Communication
    IMT 141: Electrical Control Devices
    QAT 101: Introduction to Quality Assurance
    PSC 201: American Government

We also offer University Transfer courses for a great opportunity to get a jumpstart on college course work!

Noncredit Workforce Solutions

South Carolina Manufacturing Certification

  • Certification provides basic
    manufacturing knowledge
  • Proven track-record (#3 in
    the nation in awarding
    Manufacturing Skills
    Standards Council
    (MSSC) Production
    Technician Certificates)
  • In-house interviews
    with companies as part
    of the program

CNC Machine Operator

  • Basic skills like shop
    mathematics and blue print
  • CNC mill, including cutting
    tools, set-up and operations
  • CNC lathe, including programming, set-up and metallurgy

If you want to build on your studies, successful completion of either of these programs gives you a jumpstart on earning an Associate Degree, through credit
earned for required courses in Mechatronics, Industrial Electronics, CNC Programming & Operations and Manufacturing Management and Leadership.


Additional courses will support the needs of local business and industry and will include Logistics, OSHA, LEAN, Microsoft Office, First Responder and more!

Credit Programs That Align with Industry Needs

Oconee Economic Alliance research shows that these are among the top occupations in Oconee County:

  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Worker
  • Machinist
  • Engineer Technician

Get the training you need to excel in any of these high-demand, high-wage fields right here where you live. We offer the first year of the following associate degree programs at our new Oconee Campus:

Directions to the Oconee Campus

552 Education Way, Westminster, SC 29693

From Seneca: From US 123 in Seneca, turn onto SC Highway 11 north toward Walhalla. Continue approximately 3.7 miles. Turn left into the Oconee Industry and Technology Park. The Oconee Campus will be on the left.

Hear from Some of Our Friends from Oconee County...

Paul Cain, Oconee County Council, District III