Why Complete a Certificate in HVAC?
The air conditioning and heating systems found in many homes and commercial buildings are way more sophisticated than the systems used just a few decades ago. The sophistication of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems means that it’s now much easier for people … Read More
Is a Career as a Welder Right for You?
Take a look around you. It’s highly likely that you’ll spot at least one item that was put together by welding. Cars, bikes, bridges, buildings, planes, and boats are examples of things that are welded. Welding is the most common way … Read More
ORLANDO—DLR Group has been selected to design the new Orange Technical College – Westside Campus. Orange Technical College, part of Orange County Public Schools, encompasses five technical college campuses across Central Florida and is integrating a new vision to achieve specialized curriculum at each location.
The new Westside Campus replaces … Read More
It’s Never Too Late: Why Enroll in GED Preparation Classes
Across the US, more than 1.2 million students leave high school before earning their diploma each year. There are many reasons why people leave high school early: They might need to support their families financially, they might not … Read More
On May 8, 2019, Orange Technical College participated in the first annual “signing day” for construction students who have accepted jobs in the construction industry when they graduate. Thanks to Klein Tools and SkillsUSA we were able to join a national movement to share the value of skilled trades training … Read More
My name is Meagan Jones and I am currently a 24-year-old, labor and delivery and NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) nurse, and quite frankly, I am living my dream. Telling this story, I honestly don’t know where to begin, but I do know this one thing – to OCPS Career … Read More
On March 15, 2019, Student participants from across Orange County gathered at Orange Technical College (OTC) – Mid Florida Campus to compete against former allies, friends and classmates in a real-world cyber security challenge with only one team capable enough to “Capture the Flag”.
“This is the future of cyber … Read More
7 Reasons Medical Assisting is a Good Career Option
Whenever you visit a doctor’s office, it’s likely that the first person you interact with in the exam room isn’t a doctor or a nurse, but a medical assistant. Medical assistants get to work one-on-one with patients, taking down their personal … Read More
Choosing the Right Technical School
If you are considering enrolling in a technical college to earn a post-secondary certificate, you’re not alone. The number of post-secondary certificates awarded to students increased by 35 percent between 2004-05 and 2014-15, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. In 2015, more … Read More