LTC Offers Free Non-Traditional Occupation Exploration Classes




Lakeshore Technical College will be offering the opportunity to explore non-traditional occupation through free 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 October and November.

Welding for Women is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 25 & 27 and November 1 & 3 from 5:00-9:00pm. Participants will learn about terms and skills used in welding, workplace safety and tools, gas metal arc welding and oxyfuel/plasma cutting, how to fabricate a box or project of choice, and career opportunities in the welding field.

Introduction to Automotive Maintenance Skills is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays, October 24 & 25 and November 7 & 8 from 4-7pm. 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 Food Manufacturing is a free 12-hour class that will be held on Wednesdays October 26 and November 2 & 9 from 5:00-9:00pm. Participants learn about career opportunities in the food production industry, understand entry level requirements, and have the opportunity to experience hands-on instruction in food sanitation, quality concepts, and high speed packaging. Participants assess personal ability and interest to work and/or train for occupations in the food production industry.

Introduction to Machine Tool Skills is a free 12-hour class that will be held on Mondays October 31 and November 7 & 14 from 8:00am-2pm. Participants will learn about the terms and skills used in machine tool; workplace safety and tools; hands-on introduction to the operation of the following machines: drill press, milling machines, lathes, saws and CNC; and career opportunities in the machine tool field.

Introduction to Auto Collision and Repair is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Thursday and Friday November 17 & 18 from 4:00-8:00pm and Saturday November 19 from 8:00am-4:30pm. Participants will learn to use industry tools safely; repair dents, sand body filler, spray primer and basecoat/clear coat paint; and explore career opportunities in auto collision repair industry

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

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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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