LTC offering tractor safety for youth course
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
Lakeshore Technical College is offering a Tractor Safety for youth course at the Cleveland campus. Classes will be held May 19, June 18, June 20 and June 22.
The course is intended for youth ages 13 and older. It will prepare participants for successfully completing the Wisconsin written exam and tractor driving demonstration toward certification that permits 14-year-olds to drive on public roads and work for non-family farm operations.
The course meets child labor requirements in agriculture under the Fair Labor Standards Act pertaining to employment of youth ages 14 to 15 on farms not operated by their parents or guardians.
Participants who attend every class and pass the course will receive a certificate of training. Successful students who are age 14 or older will be provided the certificate required by law to operate a tractor or self-propelled implement of husbandry on a public road.
A parent or legal guardian must accompany the student for the first two hours of the first class. The class number is 20011, and the fee is $125, which includes a book.
The registration deadline is May 10. Class size is limited to 20 students, and early registration is encouraged. To register for Class 20011, call 888-468-6582, ext. 1366, or visit www.gotoltc.edu and click on “Find a class.”
For more information, contact LTC's Agricultural/Trade and Industry Division Administrative Specialist Kitty Thiele at 920-693-1260 or Kitty.Thiele@gotoltc.edu.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering 100 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 educational opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland; additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc and LTC Sheboygan; Community Education Centers at area high schools in Kiel, Mishicot, 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, 79% 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.