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Lake Technical Center offering programs to get
you started on your new career in as little as a year
DeAnna Thomas of Lake Technical Center posed this question: "Where can you go for 'A Career in a Year?'" She knows the answer is "Lake Tech of course!" Lake Technical Center is enrolling now for the Fall Term which begins August 19. Prospective students are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible as classes fill up fast.

Anyone interested in Culinary, Cosmetology, Digital Design, Accounting, Welding, Diesel Mechanics or Nursing Assistant, Early Childhood Education, Medical Assisting, Auto Service Technology, or Administrative Office Specialist should contact Lake Tech. There are 26 career training programs available at Lake Tech and they all meet the employment needs of business and industry in the Lake County region. In a year or less, students can graduate ready for a new career.

Some of the programs like EMT, Paramedic, Practical Nursing, Fire Fighter, Law Enforcement, and Corrections have specific application deadlines. Admission requirements may be obtained by contacting the main campus Admissions Office. GED prep and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) are available at various locations throughout Lake County. Online instruction is also available for GED prep.

Recently added programs include Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating which started October 2013, Pharmacy Technician which began January 2014, and Computer Systems and Information Technology also in January 2014. Security Guard Officer "D" and "G" will be offered again this year along with several advanced and specialized Security Guard classes.

Forklift Operator Certification, Structured Cabling Installer, and Waste Water Operator training will be offered throughout the fall. Classes in Adobe InDesign, iPad Basics, Computer Literacy, and Microsoft Excel will also be available.

Financial aid, such as Pell grants and other scholarships, may be available for those who qualify. Prospective students are strongly encouraged to complete their financial aid paperwork for the Fall 2013 term as soon as possible by securing a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov, then applying online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Students attending a Lake County public high school, Florida private secondary school, or home school may be eligible to participate in dual enrollment if they meet required criteria.

Lake Technical Center is a public postsecondary institution that offers high quality affordable training. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify and doesn't have to be repaid. Eligible veterans may be certified for VA benefits through the Financial Aid Office. The main campus is located at 2001 Kurt St., Eustis and the Institute of Public Safety is located at 1565 Lane Park Cutoff, Tavares, (352) 742-6463.

Questions may be answered by visiting www.laketech.org, emailing LTCinfo@lake.k12.fl.us or by calling Admissions at 352.589.2250. Like us at www.facebook.com/laketech to stay tuned into the Lake Tech news.

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