Free LTC classes focus on occupational skills for women
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
Lakeshore Technical College is offering free classes to women looking to acquire the skills necessary to land a higher-paying job.
LTC provides women with the opportunity to explore non-traditional careers, which often result in higher pay, greater job satisfaction and more challenging careers. The college is offering the following hands-on career exploration classes just for women:
Introduction to Machine Tool Skills will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 25, and Nov. 1 and 8. Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in machine tool; workplace safety and tools; how to operate the drill press, milling machines, lathes, saws and CNC; and career opportunities in the machine tool field.
Welding for Women will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28, and Nov. 4 and 11. Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in welding, workplace safety and tools, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), oxyfuel/plasma cutting and career opportunities in the welding field. They also will complete a welding fabrication project.
Developing Mechanical Design Skills will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 27-29. Participants will experience hands-on instruction in the areas of visualization, computer-aided drafting (CAD) and basic math concepts. They also will discuss career options and paths that are available upon completion of LTC's Mechanical Design Technician associate degree program.
Introduction to Automotive Maintenance Skills will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5, and from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and 13. Participants can bring their vehicles and learn how 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 Industrial Maintenance Skills will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 8, 15 and 22, and March 1. Participants will learn about workplace safety and tools; rigging, power transmission, welding, pumps, fluid/air handling, and bearings and lubrication; and career opportunities in the industrial maintenance field.
Pre-registration is required for all of these classes, which are held at LTC Cleveland. For more information or to register, visit www.gotoltc.edu/nto or call LTC Sheboygan at (920) 208-5888 or LTC Manitowoc at (920) 683-2846.
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.