LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes in Advanced Manufacturing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

3/17/2014

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.  Four different exploration classes will be offered in the manufacturing field.

Introduction to Machine Tool Skills is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Mondays, April 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 12:30-4:30pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Trade and Industry Building in room T100.  Participants will learn about career opportunities in the machine tool field, the terms and skills used in machine tool, workplace safety and tools, hands-on introduction to the operation of the following machines: drill press, milling machines, lathes, saws, and CNC.

Introduction to Industrial Maintenance Skills is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Tuesdays, April 22 and 29 and May 6 and 13 from 4-8pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Flexible Training Arena in room F109.  Participants will learn about workplace safety and tools, the terms and skills used in industrial maintenance, career opportunities in the industrial maintenance field and an introduction to math, precision measurements, blueprint reading, hand and power tools, mechanical fasteners, pumps, PVC pipe and copper tubing, motor wiring and more.

Introduction to Industrial Electrical Studies is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Wednesdays, April 23 and 30 and May 7 and 14 from 1-5pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Trade and Industry Building in room T127.  Participants will learn about workplace safety and tools, the terms and skills used in industrial maintenance, career opportunities in the industrial maintenance field and an introduction to math, precision measurements, blueprint reading, hand and power tools, mechanical fasteners, pumps, PVC pipe and copper tubing, motor wiring and more.

Welding for Women is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Tuesdays May 20 and 27 and Wednesdays, May 21 and 28 from 4-8pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Flexible Training Arena in room F107.  Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in welding, workplace safety and tools, Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), and oxyfuel/plasma cutting, fabricate a box or project of your choice and career opportunities in the welding field.

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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