With VTEC’s Light Industrial program, students learn the technical and professional skills they need to find gainful employment in light industrial work. Through a partnership with Ivy Tech, VTEC offers a targeted, twelve-week course with hands-on training that culminates in a certificate from Ivy Tech. Students will leave VTEC feeling confident and ready to work. Classes are taught in Ivy Tech Valparaiso’s Flex Lab.

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Here is a small sample of what you will learn in our twelve-week program:

• Fire and Electrical Safety

• Hazardous Material Safety

• Tool and Machine Safety

• Production Control

• Production Planning and Workflow

Having the technical know-how is only one aspect of success. In addition to learning light industrial skills, VTEC students also learn the professional and personal skills needed to pursue a job, including:

• How to Write a Professional Resume

• Interview Skills

• Time Management

• Personal Budgeting

• Creative Problem Solving

• Decision Making

• Conflict Resolution