Available Programs

Automotive Service Technician

PLCC’s Auto Tech program is designed to prepare individuals interested in entering the exciting field of auto repair. This program will also benefit individuals already working in the field who are interested in becoming ASE certified, or have a desire to gain more knowledge.

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Medical Assisting

Listed as one of the top ten careers, the medical assisting field is expected to have a continuous growth rate through the year 2020, according to the Department of Labor Statistics.

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Medical Billing and Coding

As a Medical Insurance Billing/Coding Technician, you could be employed by physicians’ offices, health care facilities, insurance companies, health maintenance and independent organizations, billing facilities, and medical billing from home.

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HVACR

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.

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Practical Nursing

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 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.

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Welding

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.

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