Electrical Apprentices in Action

Our Electrical Apprenticeship programs are run through ABC Northwest Ohio Chapter and take place at the Fostoria Learning Center.  We have a huge space where students carry out practical training on electrical equipment — we thought we’d share some behind-the-scenes photos of our second year Electrical Apprentices in the classroom. Electricians plan the electrical systems for…

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Career Focus: Forklift Operator

What do Forklift Operators do? Forklift Operators move materials around warehouses, factories, construction sites, storage yards, and other large sites. Depending on the location you’re working at will determine the type of forklift truck you’ll operate — if you’re working in a warehouse facility chances are you’ll drive an industrial electric or gas powered truck.  You’ll…

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Career Focus: Mechatronics Technician/Engineer

What is a Mechatronics Technician/Engineer? The field of mechatronics is very broad and combines electronic, mechanical, computer and control skills.  Wherever there is automation you’ll find jobs that include robot installation and maintenance, automation equipment installation, troubleshooting and maintenance and PLC programming.  You’ll know how to install, maintain and repair the mechanical, controls, fluid power systems,…

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Career Focus: Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

What is Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)? MLTs perform a wide variety of laboratory tests which aids the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Medical Laboratory Technicians provide compatible blood components for transfusion, perform chemical analysis of body fluids, classify blood cells, and identify microorganisms. They work in a variety of settings such as…

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