Mining electrician retraining classes planned in November

National Electric Code class

New River Community and Technical College is offering two mining electrician retraining opportunities this fall, one on Nov. 5 through Zoom video conferencing and one on Nov. 12, 2021, at the Nicholas County Campus. Both courses will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mine electricians in West Virginia must complete continuing education courses each year to keep their MSHA certification current.

Tuition for the class is $50, and preregistration is required. Attendees participating in the Zoom course will receive the class link after they have registered for the class.

Visit to register for one of the classes or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101,

New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.