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LCCC Holds JobTrakPA Open Houses

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LCCC to offer open houses in manufacturing, logistics, green energy training and healthcare IT


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) to offer open houses in high demand industries, as part of the JobTrakPA (formerly known as the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) grant.  (LCCC) is a member in a consortium of 14 community colleges that are offering key training for high-demand industry sectors throughout the state.  Through JobtrakPA, a system of state-wide standardized core competencies is being developed to prepare participants for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations. The program utilizes stackable non-credit certifications to build the credentials and skills necessary for career readiness for high demand industry.   


LCCC will be offering open houses on the following dates.  Please stop by at your convenience to meet our staff and learn more about our programming.


October:


Tuesday October 16, 2012 – Open House at LCCC Main Campus TEC 107 - 10 am-12-pm and 6pm-8pm


Wednesday October 24, 2012 – Information Session at Schuylkill Careerlink, Pottsville, PA -10am-12pm


Thursday October 25, 2012 – Information Session at Carbon Careerlink, Jim Thorpe, PA -  1pm-3pm


November:


Wednesday November 14, 2012 – Open House at LCCC Main Campus TEC 107 - 1pm-3pm


Tuesday November 27, 2012 – Information Session at Schuylkill Careerlink, Pottsville, PA -1pm-3pm


Wednesday November 28, 2012 – Information Session at Carbon Careerlink, Jim Thorpe, PA -10 am-12-pm


Wednesday November, 28, 2012 – Open House at LCCC Main Campus TEC 107 - 6pm-8pm


Courses in manufacturing and logistics, green energy, and healthcare IT will be offered to those seeking accelerated training for entry-level employment. Qualifications will allow students to learn a basic skill that are portable and in high demand in today's employment market. Participants have an option to transition from certificate completion to associate degree programs in each the manufacturing and healthcare IT pathways.


 An Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics Training Program provides stackable credentials in areas that meet the regional needs for higher skill levels in production, industrial maintenance, machining, and logistics. Courses will combine classroom activity and online instructional modules as well as hands-on applications of trade-specific skills to insure student success.


Green Energy Training Program provides students with the energy conservation skills related to home energy auditing and geothermal heating/cooling systems. Working with regional employers, LCCC will use stackable credentials to prepare the student in an expedited format.


LCCC will offer two types of Healthcare Information Technology Training Programs. Healthcare Core Curriculum, an introductory noncredit online modularized curriculum, will prepare students to transition to a healthcare-related program, whereas Healthcare Technology Specialist, a noncredit program, will prepare students to work in information technology in the healthcare field.


For additional information on the courses offered, please visit our website at www.lccc.edu/taaccct or contact the Career Coach, Susan Lushinsky at slushinsky@lccc.edu or 610-799-1935 or Scott Lindenmuth at sjlindenmuth@lccc.edu or 610-799-1689.

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