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Emergency Dispatch

A career as a 911 dispatcher is fast-paced, full of variety, and above all else, rewarding.  Are you looking for a career where you will be helping people in emergency situations and will be a valuable resource to your community? 



Nail Technician

Becoming a licensed Nail Technician offers individuals seeking to build a dynamic career in Nail Technology the credentials they need. This licensure program will help prepare students to obtain credentials by taking the manicuring exam with the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Board.

Phlebotomy Technician​

Students in this program will be prepared to enter the workforce as Phlebotomy Technicians.  Students will begin with a foundation in medical terminology and will continue with both a clinical and theory-based curriculum

CNC Training

Get on the path to precision manufacturing with CNC training at PLCC, a dynamic, hands-on learning environment designed to equip you or your employees with the latest CNC machine skills.

Drone Pilot Training

In just five weeks, your path to becoming a Certified Drone Pilot will unfold with clarity and precision, thanks to a drone class that provides all the necessary tools you need to learn safe drone operation.

Ohio Technical Centers (OTC)

Your Fast Track To Success

PLCC is one of the 51 OTCs in the state of Ohio.  OTCs and local businesses can collaborate to provide customized training, ensuring employers are forming the workforce they need to meet today’s demand.

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.