LTC to Offer Welding State Certification Preparation and Testing




Lakeshore Technical College will be offering Welding State Certification preparation and testing classes in May. The classes allow participants to prepare for and perform welder qualification state testing using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) or Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) welding process.

The three class series will be held on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 4, 11 and 18. Classes are on the Cleveland Campus in the Trade and Industry Building. The classes will consist of code requirements, hands-on application, and completion of the state certification test using 1” plate, 1/4” root, with 1/4” back-up bar with participants welding in either SMAW or FCAW vertical and overhead position.

To register, visit for a registration form or call 1.888.GO TO LTC, Ext. 1366.

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, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.

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

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Follow-up Report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.

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