LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes in Energy and Agriculture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

4/7/2014

CLEVELAND, WI – 

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.  Three exploration classes will be offered in the energy and agriculture field.

Introduction to Green Careers for Women: Wind Energy Technology is a free 8-hour class that will be held on Mondays, April 21 and 28 from 5-9pm on the Cleveland Campus in the Agriculture Building in room A216. Participants will learn about safety and climber gear assembly, wind turbine function, classifications and power distribution, site assessments and environment impact and career opportunities in the wind energy industry.

Introduction to Green Careers for Women: Nuclear Energy Technician is a free 8-hour class that will be held on Mondays, May 5 and 12 from 5-9pm on the Cleveland Campus in the Agriculture Building in room A206. Participants will learn about atomic structure, radioactive decay, components and structure of nuclear reactors, nuclear energy applications and career opportunities in the nuclear energy industry.

Landscaping for Women is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Tuesdays, May 27 and June 3 and Thursdays, May 29 and June 5 from 4-8pm on the LTC Environmental Campus in Cleveland. Participants will learn about workplace tool and equipment operation safety, plant propagation, plant care and maintenance, career opportunities in sustainable landscape horticulture and sustainable landscape design, installation and maintenance.

Space is limited.  Preregistration is required and may be completed at www.gotoltc.edu/nto 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 11,000 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.

Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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