The W. Howard Nicol School of Practical Nursing, located at Portage Lakes Career Center, is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Graduates of this one-year program have a high rate of success on the Licensing Exam, and upon graduation, are employed at hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians’ and dentists’ offices, clinics and health care agencies.
School of Cosmetology
If you’ve decided that you want to be a Cosmetologist, the next step is to get the education and training you need to become a licensed professional. In this program, you will learn the art of hair styling including cutting and coloring, basic skin care, manicure and pedicure techniques, and makeup application.
PLCC now offers individuals seeking to build a dynamic career in the Nail Technology and Esthetics industry a unique option. This dual licensure program will help prepare students to obtain credentials as both Nail Technicians and Estheticians with The Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board.
PLCC’s welding program prepares students for employment in the welding industry. The increased need in both state and local industries exceeds qualified people trained in the profession of welding.
At PLCC, we provide hands-on training to master the skills needed to install, maintain, diagnose, and correct problems throughout the entire heating and ventilation system. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration service technicians install, maintain and repair such systems.
Industrial Maintenance Technician
This program is designed to assist people interested in a variety of careers in advanced manufacturing and industrial maintenance. Students will learn the fundamentals of numerous different trades and will become versatile and valuable employees with skills in many areas and experience in troubleshooting and problem-solving.