LTC to Offer Electrical Continuing Education Seminars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2/24/2015

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Lakeshore Technical College is offering a series of electrical continuing education seminars beginning March 16.  Participants can take one or both of the seminars in the series.

 

The first seminar will be on Monday, March 16 from 5:30-9:30pm with Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Hazard.  This seminar will educate the learner about the safety hazards involved in working with or near electricity and will review the basics of electricity, discuss electrical terms, and identify methods that can be used to ensure proper operation of electrical equipment.  In addition, participants will examine the new industry standards for establishing safe practices to protect electrical workers from the hazards of shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast and will learn how to apply them in the workplace.

 

This seminar will be held in the Sheboygan County Training room on the Cleveland campus and the cost is $125.  This seminar has been approved for four hours of continuing education credit by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services for: Commercial Electrical Inspector, Journeyman Electrician, Master Electrician, and UDC-Electrical Inspector.  The class number is 20175.

 

The second seminar, Electrical Systems and Conductor Ampacity, will be held on Wednesday, March 25, from 5:00-8:00pm.  This seminar will help to improve the participants' understanding of the requirements for working space about electrical equipment, and cover the rules regarding working space and dedicated equipment space that are found in the NEC. It will also cover conductor ampacity, and the conditions that create a need for adjustment and correction factors, and when they are to be applied.  Participants should bring their NFPA 70 - NEC 2011 code book.

 

This seminar will be held in the Wells Fargo Conference Room on the Cleveland campus and the cost is $69, which also includes a light meal.  The seminar is approved for three hours of continuing education credit by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services for all electrical licensing categories including the inspectors. The class number is 26600.

 

To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit http://www.gotoltc.edu/seminars or call Ruth Semph at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at ruth.semph@gotoltc.edu.

 

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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