NTO Class Descriptions

Introduction to Machine Tool Skills
You will learn about:
  • 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.
  • Career opportunities in the machine tool field.

Landscaping for Women
You will learn about:
  • Terms and skills used in horticulture and landscape industries.
  • Workplace tool and equipment operation safety.
  • Plant propagation, care and maintenance.
  • Sustainable landscape design, installation and maintenance.
  • Career opportunities in sustainable landscape horticulture.

Nuclear
You will learn about:
  • Atomic structure
  • Radioactive decay
  • Components and structure of nuclear reactors
  • Nuclear energy and applications
  • Radiation monitor and survey
  • Career opportunities in the nuclear energy industry

Welding for Women
You will learn about:
  • Terms and skills used in welding.
  • Workplace safety and tools.
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), and oxyfuel/plasma cutting
  • Fabricate a box or project of your choice
  • Career opportunities in the welding field.

Wind
You will learn about:
  • Safety and climber gear assembly
  • Wind turbine function, classifications, and power distribution
  • Site assessments and environmental impact
  • Career opportunities in the wind energy industry

Preregistration is required.

WTCS New North