LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes in Automotive Field




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.  Two different exploration classes will be offered in the automotive field.

Introduction to Automotive Maintenance Skills is a free 18-hour class that will be held on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4 from 5-8pm and Saturdays, April 5 and April 12 from 8am-2:30pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Trade and Industry Building in room T107.  Participants are asked to bring their own car and will have the opportunity to learn 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 Auto Collision and Repair Skills is a free 18-hour class that will be held on Thursday, April 24 from 5-8pm;  Friday, April 25 from 8am-4pm and Saturday, April 26 8am – 2pm.  All classes will be held at the Cleveland Campus in the Trade and Industry Building in room T101.  Participants will learn to use industry tools safely, repair dents, sandy body filler, spray primer and basecoat/clear coat paint and explore career opportunities in the auto collision repair industry.

Space is limited.  Preregistration is required and may be completed at or call LTC Sheboygan at 920.208.5884 or LTC Manitowoc at 920.683.2846 for more information.

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, 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

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Outcomes report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.

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