Master These Skills

Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to master the following skills:

  • Safety habits with materials, equipment, and tools
  • Good attitude and work habits
  • Decision-making skills
  • Basic carpentry
  • Basic plumbing
  • Basic wall treatments
  • Basic flooring
  • Basic electrical
  • Painting
  • Cleaning

Earn the Following Credits and Credentials

  • Potential to earn college credits
  • Job Placement Opportunities

Life Beyond PLCC

Students of this program often go on to pursue careers such as:

  • Building and Maintenance Workers
  • Painters
  • Floor Refinishers
  • Carpet Cleaners
  • Renovators
  • Drywall Installers
  • Custodial Services

Dale Dunlevy

Meet the Teacher:  Dale Dunlevy

I’ve enjoyed being a career tech instructor at Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) for past 4 years. Prior to teaching at PLCC, I served 6 years in the US Navy, and worked new construction plumbing, HVAC and electrical work for 10 years as a self-employed contractor. After that, I worked for PLCC doing maintenance of the equipment and facilities for several years. I’ve been married for almost 20 years and have 3 children. In my spare time, I enjoy going to my kid’s activities, working around my home and golfing.

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