LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI —
CLEVELAND - 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. Five different exploration classes will be offered.
Introduction to Machine Tool Skills will be held on Tuesdays from 5 - 9 pm on April 2, 9, 16 and 23, at the Cleveland campus in the Nierode Trade and Industry Building, Room T109. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the terms and skills used in machine tool, workplace safety and tools, career opportunities in the machine tool field and have a hands-on introduction to the operation of the following machines: drill press, milling machines, lathes, saws, and CNC.
Introduction to Basic Electrical Studies will be held on Thursdays from 8am - 12pm on April 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the Cleveland campus in the Nierode Trade and Industry Building, Room T127. Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in electricity, workplace safety and tools, meters and measurements, general wiring practices and circuit protection and career opportunities in the electricity field.
Introduction to Industrial Maintenance Skills will be held on Thursdays from 1 - 5 pm on April 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the Cleveland campus in the Flexible Training Arena, Room F109. Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in industrial maintenance, workplace safety and tools, career opportunities in the industrial maintenance field and have an introduction to math, precision measurements, blueprint reading, hand and power tools, mechanical fasteners and anchoring, pumps, PVC pipe and copper tubing, motor wiring, and more.
Welding for Women will be held Wednesdays & Thursdays from 4 - 8 pm on May 15, 16, 22 and 23, at the Cleveland campus in the Flexible Training Arena, Room F107. Participants in this class will learn about the terms and skills used in welding, workplace safety and tools, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), and oxyfuel/plasma cutting, career opportunities in the welding field and will complete a welding fabrication project.
Developing Mechanical Design Skills will be held Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, May 29, 30, and 31, 9 am - 2 pm at the Cleveland campus, Nierode Trade and Industry Building. Participants will have the opportunity to experience hands-on instruction in the areas of visualization, computer aided drafting (CAD), and basic math concepts and discuss career options and paths that are available upon completion of LTC™s Mechanical Design Technician associate degree program.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.
LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.
Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.
*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Outcomes report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.