LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes in Energy and Agriculture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

4/7/2014

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.  Three exploration classes will be offered in the energy and agriculture field.

Introduction to Green Careers for Women: Wind Energy Technology is a free 8-hour class that will be held on Mondays, April 21 and 28 from 5-9pm on the Cleveland Campus in the Agriculture Building in room A216. Participants will learn about safety and climber gear assembly, wind turbine function, classifications and power distribution, site assessments and environment impact and career opportunities in the wind energy industry.

Introduction to Green Careers for Women: Nuclear Energy Technician is a free 8-hour class that will be held on Mondays, May 5 and 12 from 5-9pm on the Cleveland Campus in the Agriculture Building in room A206. Participants will learn about atomic structure, radioactive decay, components and structure of nuclear reactors, nuclear energy applications and career opportunities in the nuclear energy industry.

Landscaping for Women is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Tuesdays, May 27 and June 3 and Thursdays, May 29 and June 5 from 4-8pm on the LTC Environmental Campus in Cleveland. Participants will learn about workplace tool and equipment operation safety, plant propagation, plant care and maintenance, career opportunities in sustainable landscape horticulture and sustainable landscape design, installation and maintenance.

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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