LTC to Offer Electrical Continuing Education Seminars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2/5/2018

CLEVELAND, WI – 

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

The first seminar, Electrical Code Interactive Update: 2017 NEC & SPS 316, will be held on Tuesday, February 20 from 5:30-8:30pm. This seminar will provide information on vital changes and expansions of the NEC. Participants should bring their 2011 and 2017 National Electrical Code books. The seminar will go through changes from the 2011 to the 2017 National Electrical Code and SPS 316.

This seminar will be held in the Manitowoc County Training Room on the Cleveland campus and the cost is $79.  The course is approved for all electricians and inspectors certified by DSPS: Commercial Electrical Inspector; Industrial Journeyman Electrician; Journeyman Electrician; Master Electrician; Registered Electrician; Residential Journeyman Electrician; Residential Master Electrician; and UDC-Electrical Inspector. The class should also be acceptable for Design Professionals. The class number is 26466. 

The second seminar being offered is Electrical Safety & Arc Flash Hazard. This seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 13 from 5:30-9:30pm. Participants will learn about electrical safety and arc flash hazard in one 4-hour course. This class is approved for 4 hours of continuing education credit by the DSPS for those with credentials as Commercial Electrical Inspector, Journeyman Electrician, Master Electrician, and UDC-Electrical Inspector.

Electrical Safety is designed to educate the learner about the safety hazards involved in working with or near electricity. We will review the basics of electricity, discuss electrical terms, and identify methods that can be used to ensure proper operation of electrical equipment. Topics that will be covered: Voltage, Current, Resistance and Power; Conductors & Insulators; Direct Current & Alternating Current; and Single-phase and Three-phase Power.

New industry standards establish safe practices to protect electrical workers from the hazards of shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast. These standards include: OSHA 29 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1910, Subpart S; NFPA 70-2014 National Electrical Code; and NFPA 70E-2015, Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces. Participants will examine these standards, gain an understanding of their significance, and learn how to apply them in the workplace. This class will be held in the Manitowoc County Training Room and the cost is $125.  The class number is 21308.

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 an average starting salary of $45,000 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.

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