LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

3/21/2013

CLEVELAND, WI – 

CLEVELAND – Lakeshore Technical College will be offering the opportunity to explore non-traditional occupation opportunities through free exploration classes.  NTO exploration classes are designed to give women the opportunity to experience “hands-on learning” in fields that have traditionally had few females in their ranks and that may offer higher pay and greater satisfaction.  Five different exploration classes will be offered.

Introduction to Machine Tool Skills will be held on Tuesdays from 5 – 9 pm on April 2, 9, 16 and 23, at the Cleveland campus in the Nierode Trade and Industry Building, Room T109.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn the terms and skills used in machine tool, workplace safety and tools, career opportunities in the machine tool field and have a hands-on introduction to the operation of the following machines:  drill press, milling machines, lathes, saws, and CNC. 

Introduction to Basic Electrical Studies will be held on Thursdays from 8am – 12pm on April 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the Cleveland campus in the Nierode Trade and Industry Building, Room T127.  Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in electricity, workplace safety and tools, meters and measurements, general wiring practices and circuit protection and career opportunities in the electricity field. 

Introduction to Industrial Maintenance Skills will be held on Thursdays from 1 – 5 pm on April 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the Cleveland campus in the Flexible Training Arena, Room F109.   Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in industrial maintenance, workplace safety and tools, career opportunities in the industrial maintenance field and have an introduction to math, precision measurements, blueprint reading, hand and power tools, mechanical fasteners and anchoring, pumps, PVC pipe and copper tubing, motor wiring, and more.

Welding for Women will be held Wednesdays & Thursdays from 4 – 8 pm on May 15, 16, 22 and 23, at the Cleveland campus in the Flexible Training Arena, Room F107. Participants in this class will learn about the terms and skills used in welding, workplace safety and tools, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), and oxyfuel/plasma cutting, career opportunities in the welding field and will complete a welding fabrication project. 

Developing Mechanical Design Skills will be held Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, May 29, 30, and 31,  9 am – 2 pm at the Cleveland campus, Nierode Trade and Industry Building. Participants will have the opportunity to experience hands-on instruction in the areas of visualization, computer aided drafting (CAD), and basic math concepts and discuss career options and paths that are available upon completion of LTC’s Mechanical Design Technician associate degree program. 

Space is limited.  Preregistration is required and may be completed at www.gotoltc.edu/nto or call LTC Sheboygan at 920.208.5884 or LTC Manitowoc at 920.683.2846 for more information.

 

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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