LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

3/25/2016

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.  Exploration classes will be offered in March and April.

 

Introduction to Wind Energy Technology is a free 8-hour class that will be held on Mondays, March 28 and April 4 from 4:30-8:30pm. 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 Nuclear Energy Technician is a free 8-hour class that will be held on Tuesdays March 29 and April 5 from 4:30-8:30pm. 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.

 

Introduction to Industrial Maintenance Skills is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Mondays April 18 and 25 and Tuesdays April 19 and 26 from 4:00-8:00pm.  Participants will learn about workplace safety and tools, the terms and skills used in industrial maintenance, career opportunities in the industrial maintenance field and an introduction to math, precision measurements, blueprint reading, hand and power tools, mechanical fasteners, pumps, PVC pipe and copper tubing, motor wiring and more.   

 

Introduction to Automotive Maintenance Skills is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Mondays, April 4 and April 11; Tuesdays, April 5 and April 12 from 6-9pm and Wednesday April 13 from 5-9pm.  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 Public Safety Careers is a free 4-hour class that will be held on Wednesday, April 27 from 5:30-9:30pm. Participants will learn about entry-level requirements to work in criminal justice, emergency medical services and fire science fields; real life experiences of public safety workers from a panel of area professionals and career opportunities for women in criminal justice, emergency medical services and fire science fields.

 

Space is limited.  Preregistration is required and may be completed at www.gotoltc.edu/nto or call LTC Sheboygan at 920.208.5888 or LTC Manitowoc at 920.683.2846 for more information.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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