LTC to Offer Electrical Continuing Education Seminars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2/24/2015

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Lakeshore Technical College is offering a series of electrical continuing education seminars beginning March 16.  Participants can take one or both of the seminars in the series.
 
The first seminar will be on Monday, March 16 from 5:30-9:30pm with Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Hazard.  This seminar will educate the learner about the safety hazards involved in working with or near electricity and will review the basics of electricity, discuss electrical terms, and identify methods that can be used to ensure proper operation of electrical equipment.  In addition, participants will examine the new industry standards for establishing safe practices to protect electrical workers from the hazards of shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast and will learn how to apply them in the workplace.
 
This seminar will be held in the Sheboygan County Training room on the Cleveland campus and the cost is $125.  This seminar has been approved for four hours of continuing education credit by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services for: Commercial Electrical Inspector, Journeyman Electrician, Master Electrician, and UDC-Electrical Inspector.  The class number is 20175.
 
The second seminar, Electrical Systems and Conductor Ampacity, will be held on Wednesday, March 25, from 5:00-8:00pm.  This seminar will help to improve the participants' understanding of the requirements for working space about electrical equipment, and cover the rules regarding working space and dedicated equipment space that are found in the NEC. It will also cover conductor ampacity, and the conditions that create a need for adjustment and correction factors, and when they are to be applied.  Participants should bring their NFPA 70 - NEC 2011 code book.
 
This seminar will be held in the Wells Fargo Conference Room on the Cleveland campus and the cost is $69, which also includes a light meal.  The seminar is approved for three hours of continuing education credit by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services for all electrical licensing categories including the inspectors. The class number is 26600.
 
To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit http://www.gotoltc.edu/seminars or call Ruth Semph at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at ruth.semph@gotoltc.edu.

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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