FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
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 WalletHub.com, 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 gotoltc.edu.
*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Follow-up Report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.