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Welding Technology CAS

This is a two-semester certificate program designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in basic shop and repair welding. Topics covered will include fabrication and basic construction using various welding techniques.

Total Program Hours: 30

Required Courses (Evaluation Sheets)

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

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Welding Technology AAS

This program emphasizes the technical nomenclature, quality and skill development of pipe welding. It provides training and development of skills in steel pipe welding in the 2G, 3G, 5G and 6G positions using both MIG and TIG welding.

 

Total Program Hours: 60-61

Required Courses (Evaluation Sheets)

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

Paraprofessional Education AAS

The degree program in Paraprofessional Education—developed in cooperation with other community and technical colleges in West Virginia—is designed to meet the needs of public school aides who wish to upgrade skill levels or who wish to seek permanent paraprofessional certification (as defined in WV Code 126-136-25). Paraprofessionals serve in a support capacity including but not limited to facilitating the educational instruction and direct or indirect supervision of students under the direction of a classroom teacher. They provide instructional and clerical support for teachers in elementary, middle and high school settings. The degree program has two options: 1) Workforce Program, allowing the student to seek immediate employment upon degree completion, or 2) Transfer Program, allowing the student to transfer into a four-year teacher education program. For more information about this program, contact Shirley Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-929-5468.

Students enrolling in this program are subject to background and/or drug screening.

Total Program Hours: 60

Required Courses (Evaluation Sheets)

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

Physical Therapist Assistant

 

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is an intensive 5 semester program designed to provide the student with the technical education required to sit for the Physical Therapist Assistant National Physical Therapy Examination. Physical Therapist Assistants work under direction and supervision of a physical therapist. Their duties include instructing patients in exercises and activities of daily living; administering therapeutic modalities, utilization of assistive equipment, and other patient care procedures; communicating with patients, families, caregivers, physicians, and other health care workers; and documenting the patients' status. Licensed physical therapist assistants find employment opportunities in such settings as hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, rehabilitation centers, school systems, sports medicine facilities, and private practices.

Students enrolling in this program are subject to background and/or drug screening. Persons with a felony conviction may not be eligible for licensure based on terms and conditions of the state in which they intend to apply. For further information, contact Stephanie Dotson atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-929-3324.

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2018-2019

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2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

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Members of the public who would like to submit comments and/or feedback about New River Community & Technical College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program may send written comments to the Department Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Occupational Development Child Practitioner

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Occupational Development—Child Care Practitioner is designed to provide special career training for those individuals who have completed a Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) in Child Development through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship.

Primarily for those working in pre-elementary job positions, this program provides training in basic early childhood education as well as language arts, math, humanities, sciences and cognate fields. The program is open only to those persons currently working in the specified educational area. 

Permission of the Dean is required prior to registration in the program.


Component I consists of a minimum of 22 college credits taken in the area of General Studies. Based on ACT/SAT or COMPASS scores, developmental courses in English or math may be required.

Component II consists of Technical Core/Occupational Specialty courses delivered by the College, Apprenticeship Program, or designated training program in the occupational area. The College awards 29 hours for this component.

Component III* consists of on-the-job training in the occupational area. Clock hours are converted to credit hours for an award up to 13 credit hours.

*A portfolio posting fee for Component III is required.

Total Program Hours: 64

Required Courses (Evaluation Sheets)

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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