Lakeshore Technical College to offer Firefighter Seminar




Lakeshore Technical College is offering The Art of Reading Buildings: Firefighter Seminar from 8:00am – 4:00pm on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30.  Participants have the option to attend either session and both sessions will meet on LTC’s Cleveland campus in the Lake Michigan Conference Room.

The art of reading a building is one of the most important things firefighters should be aware of in their trade. This class will take a whole new approach that is designed to provide essential tools and practice in making rapid street-reads on buildings.  This day-long, practical classroom session is beneficial for all firefighters, especially company officers and Battalion Chiefs.

The instructor for this seminar is Dave Dodson, a 34-year fire service veteran.  During his career, Dodson has worked in numerous positions for various fire departments in Colorado.  Dodson is currently the owner of Response Solutions, a company dedicated to teaching firefighter safety and practical handling, author of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer and co-author of Fire Engineering’s The Art of Reading Buildings. 

The cost of the seminar is $99 and includes all materials, handouts and lunch.  The class number is 22618 for Friday’s session and 22619 for Saturday’s session.  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 or call Ruth at 920.693.1167, or e-mail

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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:

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