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Manufacturing and Skilled Trades

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Why study manufacturing and skilled trades at LMC?

Be a modern maker. The manufacturing and skilled trades programs at LMC will get you ready for jobs in tool and die, molding, robotics, computer-numeric control, welding, electronics and more.

Fast track to your future career. In just two years, you can work your way to a solid career with a great salary. Plus, many of the local manufacturing companies will pay for their employees to earn their degree.

Nowhere to go but up. Michigan leads the nation in manufacturing job growth with 555,000+ workers. Plus, the average salary is $79,021 (2013) – well above the statewide average salary of $51,084.

Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Programs

Assist engineers with product design and development.

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A general program designed with an advisor to include a broad range of technical and general courses.

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Design a technology degree to meet your interests and the needs of your employer.

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Machining skills, basic to advanced.

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Machining skills, basic to advanced.

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Machining skills, basic to advanced.

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Prepare for a career in manufacturing.

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Apprenticeship training in cooperation with local employers.

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Apprenticeship training in cooperation with local employers.

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40-hour introduction to MIG and TIG welding techniques.

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Welders are employed in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, and utilities. LMC offers education & training in the current welding and cutting technologies.

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Training in the most common manual welding and cutting processes.

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Tuition and Fees

No other Michigan area college has lower tuition than Lake Michigan College. Whether you earn your degree or transfer to a four-year school, you'll save money on your education.

 

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Living on Campus

Imagine having a place you can call home that offers a quiet place to study, where friendly faces are found down every hallway and you’re just steps away from classes and campus life. You’ll find your place at Beckwith Hall, located at LMC’s Benton Harbor campus.

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More than Academics

Get the real college experience at Lake Michigan College. From student clubs to disability services, intercollegiate athletics to world-class performing arts productions, you'll find a chance to get involved when you become a Red Hawk.

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