Admissions Checklist

  • Complete the online application here.:  Look for an information packet to arrive at the address you provided on the application.
  • Contact the HR department at Blanchard Machinery by calling 803-791-7100 or emailing and inform them of your interest in the Caterpillar Dealership Service Technician Program.
  • Return the Information Release Form to: Florence-Darlington Technical College.
  • Schedule and pass the DAT tests with Blanchard Machinery.
  • Submit an official high school transcript or GED.
  • Submit any college transcripts from all colleges you have attended. An official transcript is submitted by mail from the school or college attended or hand-delivered in a sealed envelope and includes the graduation date, school seal, and a signature of a school official.
  • Complete the FAFSA online at It takes 4-6 weeks to complete this process.
  • Look for available scholarships and grants.
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