Mining electrician retraining planned at New River CTC

Electrical training

New River Community and Technical College is offering two mining electrician retraining opportunities this fall, one on Oct. 22, 2021 at the Nicholas County Campus and one on Nov. 5, 2021 through Zoom video conferencing. 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.