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Lake Land College’s Center for Business and Industry offers Electrical Training Series

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Lake Land College’s Center for Business and Industry is hosting an Electrical Training Series, designed to enhance the skills of existing maintenance teams as well as train employees from other areas, such as production operators, to become maintenance technicians.


The series will focus on four courses, including Applied Industrial Electricity, Programmable Logic Controllers Level 1, Electronic Drives and Troubleshooting Techniques

The four–course series is designed to provide novice to current maintenance technicians and engineers with the skills needed to troubleshoot and repair complex industrial electronic systems.

Participants may register for an individual class or for the entire series. Those who do not begin with Applied Industrial Electricity must demonstrate equivalent training, and all individuals must to be familiar with industrial equipment.

The Manufacturing Skills Training Lab at the Workforce Development Center is equipped with industry–standard training equipment. Attendees receive hands–on training in half–day segments, allowing them to complete the day on–site and make a stronger connection between the training and their jobs.

The series will be held as follows:
Series 1
·         Applied Industrial Electricity on Monday, Jan. 9 – Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
·         Programmable Logic Controller Level 1 on Monday, Jan. 23 – Thursday, Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
·         Electronic Drives on Monday, Feb. 6 – Friday, Feb. 10 from  8 a.m. – 12
·         Troubleshooting Techniques on Tuesday, Feb. 14 – Thursday, Feb. 16 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Series 2
·         Applied Industrial Electricity on Monday, Feb. 20 – Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. –12 p.m.
·         Programmable Logic Controller Level 1 on Monday, Mar. 6 – Thursday, Mar. 16 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
·         Electronic Drives on Monday, Mar. 27 – Friday, Mar. 31 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
·         Troubleshooting Techniques on Tuesday, Apr. 4 – Thursday, Apr. 6 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

All sessions will be held at the Workforce Development Center, 305 Richmond Ave E., Mattoon, and taught by Randy Strohl, electrical systems training specialist. To register, please contact Randy via email at rstrohl@lakelandcollege.edu or by phone at 217-238–8291.


Lake Land College District 517, located in Mattoon, Illinois, serves the second largest community college district in the state, with a total population of 189,869. The Lake Land College district comprises all or part of 15 counties and 31 public school districts in rural east central Illinois. Counties served by Lake Land College include: Christian, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Macon, Montgomery, Moultrie and Shelby.

 
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