LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes in Automotive Field

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

3/11/2014

CLEVELAND, WI – 

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.  Two different exploration classes will be offered in the automotive field.

Introduction to Automotive Maintenance Skills is a free 18-hour class that will be held on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4 from 5-8pm and Saturdays, April 5 and April 12 from 8am-2:30pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Trade and Industry Building in room T107.  Participants are asked to bring their own car and will have the opportunity to learn to perform safety inspections on a vehicle, use the latest diagnostic equipment and tools unique to the auto repair industry, perform needed repairs or maintenance on a vehicle and explore career opportunities in the automotive maintenance field.

Introduction to Auto Collision and Repair Skills is a free 18-hour class that will be held on Thursday, April 24 from 5-8pm;  Friday, April 25 from 8am-4pm and Saturday, April 26 8am – 2pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Trade and Industry Building in room T101.  Participants will learn to use industry tools safely, repair dents, sandy body filler, spray primer and basecoat/clear coat paint and explore career opportunities in the auto collision repair industry.

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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