• Allegan County Area Technical & Education Center
    2891 - 116th Avenue
    Allegan, MI 49010
  • Welding Basics- MIG/TIG
    This introductory course will cover the process commonly known as "MIG" welding SMAW (gas metal arc welding).  Upon completion of this course, the student will have a basic understanding of this process, read some simple weld symbols, and have an understanding of written welding procedures.  Students will need to bring safety glasses, jeans with no holes or frays, steel toe leather high top work boots, and welding helmet.
    Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
    Date: January 16 - February 15, 2018
    Day and Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Place:  Allegan Tech Center
    Cost:  $359
    Instructor:  Richard Currie
    CRN: 60236
    For information about the program contact Chad Dee at cdee@lakemichigancollege.edu (269) 927-4851.
    Please check the website at www.lakemichigancollege.edu/allegan for the most up to date schedule and additional class offerings. To register, please call 1-800-252-1562.  

    Pre-Apprentice/Certificate from Lake Michigan College in Machine Tool Technology 
    We are excited to announce another option for ECAC Students! A Pre-Apprentice/Certificate from Lake Michigan College in Machine Tool Technology. Expanding on existing direct credit course work in ACATECs Machining/CNC program, students can complete a 37-credit postsecondary certificate while entering the work force in a paid apprenticeship with a local employer.

    Please contact Robin Sterk at: 269.512.7809 for more information.

    Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
    Acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist patients with health and dialing living activities in healthcare facilities under the direction of a registered nurse.  The Certified Nursing Aide program is a 98-hour program with a state approved curriculum which qualifies you to take the Michigan CNA Exam (exam not included). There is a maximum of 8 students per class.

    On-time, daily attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

    In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:
    • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Bronze WorkKeys needed)
    • Be at least 17 years of age
    • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background check and a negative drug screen
    • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)
    Date:  July 2 - August 17, 2018
    Day and Time: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 2-6:00 p.m.
    Place:  Allegan Tech Center
    Cost:  $685

    Additional Information:
    For more information about the CNA program, our pre-requisites, and to register for the Short Term Training Preparation Course visit our website at www.lakemichigancollege.edu/wtd and select Short Term Training Programs.

    Short Term Training Preparation Course
    The Short Term Training Preparation Course is designed to help the student obtain all pertinent paperwork prior to entry into the Phlebotomy, Certified Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Technician, Electronic Health Records, Patient Registrar, Child Development Certification Preparation, Manufacturing Applications and Retail Customer Service programs.  Students will complete an online assessment of their skill inventory, complete and obtain at least a BRONZE level in the WorkKeys assessment (SILVER in Math for Phlebotomy and Pharmacy Technician) and complete an online Patient/Customer Satisfaction course. There are optional modules to assist you with preparing cover letters and resumes for gainful employment and practicing interview techniques. This course is designed to be completed prior to your specific training start date.  This class is self-paced, it is up to the student to decide how long it will take to get through it, please plan accordingly.
    Call 269-927-8768 for more information.

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