Portage Lakes Career Center






Our Full-time programs are designed to get you the training you  need to start a new career in 10 months or less.  Day and evening classes are available to assist you in working around a busy schedule.  Financial Aid is available through a variety of sources for Full-time programs.


Our Part-time programs require 300 hours or less to complete and primarily meet in the evening (with the exception of our Nail Technician program which offers both day and evening classes).


Portage Lakes Career Center is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).  PLCC is also a member of the University System of Ohio and is governed and approved by the Ohio Department of Education.  We have the distinction of being designated as a Center for Training Excellence (CTX).



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Adult Education

Affordable, Flexible Education for Adults

At Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) in Uniontown, Ohio, we know adult continuing education has the power to help you unlock new and better career opportunities, and we are here to help you succeed!

  • All-inclusive tuition with no hidden fees of any kind, plus access to financial aid for those who qualify.
  • Flexible scheduling, including full-time, part-time, and evening class options (these vary by program).
  • A modern, inviting learning environment equipped with all the latest tools, resources, and materials.

Focused on job/career training, Portage Lakes Career Center provides hands-on, skills-based instruction that will help you meet your personal goals.  Our affordable, flexible education options allow you to make an investment in your future without sacrificing time and money.

Portage Lakes Career Center, 4401 Shriver Road, Uniontown, OH 44685, is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  Persons wishing to make comments should write to the Executive Director of the Commision , Council On Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350.  Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing address.





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General Admission Information About PLCC Adult Education

Effective May 8, 2020, Portage Lakes Career Center will be operating under a test-optional admissions policy for the following programs: Cosmetology, Dual Esthetician and Nail Tech, Esthetician, Nail Technician, EKG and Phlebotomy Technician, Automotive Technician, HVAC-R Technician, Welding Technology, Manufacturing Technologies, and Plumbing Technologies. PLEASE NOTE: This test-optional policy DOES NOT APPLY to Practical Nursing. Students applying for entrance into that program MUST test.


Students looking to enroll in the above-listed programs can now opt to submit an official high school or GED transcript to be reviewed. Team members will grant student placement only after evaluating the transcript and determining that it meets all criteria for admission. View the course catalog here.


Ida Daniels-Liedtke

Enrollment Specialist



Kim Robinson

Program Manager/Financial Aid Coordinator 



Morgan Thompson

Administrative Assistant



Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.