Business and industry leaders serving southeastern West Virginia are in need of a skilled workforce. A job-specific career and technical education program can improve your chance of getting a great job right away. New River Community and Technical College is committed to bridging the gap between the needs of business and industry and the citizens of our nine-county service area.
Interested in partnering with New River CTC? Visit our Workforce and Technical Education Partners page.
Interested in training for your employees? Visit our Customized Training page.
Interested in registering for a class? Sign-up online.
Advantages of choosing a workforce career and technical program include:
- Courses are highly focused in your field of study
- Programs are offered at an accelerated pace to help you gain technical skills quickly
- Industry experts are engaged in program development, meaning you will be better trained for your job
- You are well-prepared to enter the job market because you gain hands-on experience
New River CTC offers Commercial Driver’s License; Emergency Medical Technician training; and other training programs. We work closely with the local Workforce Investment Boards to ensure our program offerings meet the needs of our service area.
Financial funding is approved for some programs through Workforce WV WIOA, Workforce HEAPS and WV Vocational Rehab. Qualifying students can complete workforce training programs at no charge.
For more information on Workforce Education, contact a member of the Workforce Education staff. We are here to serve you.
Gloria D. Kincaid
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|Electrical Retraining||Summersville***||$50||8 am-4 pm, one-day class||December 15, 2023|
|A-EMT||Ghent||$2,500||8 am-6 pm on Wednesdays at the ATC.||TBA|
|$750, HEAPS eligibleWIOA eligible||156 hours; Lab meets weekly, and the didactic portion of the class is delivered through a hybrid model.Monday – GVC – 5 to 10 p.m.
Tuesday – ATC – 5 to 10 p.m.
Friday – NCC – 5 to 10 p.m.
|Jan. 16, 2024|
|CNA||TBA||$1,800||6-week course comprised of in-class, lab and clinical components.||November 6|
|Lineman Training||Ghent||$5,000Eligible for HEAPS workforce funding and Workforce WV WIOA funding||15 weeks + internship (900 contact hours)||Jan. 16, 2024|
|OSHA-10||Lewisburg||$50||10 hours||Please contact us regarding scheduling|
|Peer Recovery Support Specialist||Beaver||$100||Course participants must be in recovery with one year of sobriety. A high school diploma or GED is required to test. Class meets for five days, from 9 am to 5 pm.||Spring 2024|
|Real Estate Pre-Licensing
|Beaver||$500 + the cost of the book||10-week class; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 pm||TBA|
|Real Estate Pre-Licensing
|Lewisburg||$500 + the cost of the book||10-week class; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 pm||TBA|
|Real Estate||GVC and MCC||GVC – Begins Feb. 20 and will meet M, T, W from 6-9 p.m.MCC – Begins Feb. 20 and will meet M, T, W from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.|
|CDL Class A||Ghent||$4,135* + $100 testing feeEligible for HEAPS workforce funding and Workforce WV WIOA funding||180 Contact Hours (industry standard required is 150 contact hours)Week 1: Monday-Thursday 8 am-3:30 pm (includes 1/2 hour lunch)
Weeks 2-6: Monday-Thursday 8 am-3:00 pm (includes 1/2 hour lunch)
Week 7: 10 Hours of practice time available if a retest is needed. Time will be scheduled individually.
CDL Learner’s Permit Required
|January 8, 2024|
|Pintle Hook||Ghent||$1,200*||15 Contact Hours
(not including required ELDT training
|Please contact us regarding scheduling|
|Welding||ATC & GVC||$5,367Eligible for HEAPS workforce funding and Workforce WV WIOA funding||Course includes:
One semester program which includes:Fundamentals of Welding
Oxy-Fuel Plasma Cutting
Intro to Inert Gas Welding
Successful completion of these non-credit courses will transfer when pursing the Certificate of Applied Science or Associate of Applied Science in Welding Technology.
|August and January|
|Welding Prep & Test
|Ghent & Lewisburg||$375||Call to schedule|
|Welding Prep & Test
(State WV Certification)
|Ghent & Lewisburg||$150||Call to schedule|
|Machine Tool Technology||Lewisburg||$2,560Eligible for HEAPS workforce funding and Workforce WV WIOA funding||180 Contact HoursFall 2023, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4- 8 pm, Assigns students specially designed projects that will incorporate material
selection layout, and machining using hand tools, the engine lathe, milling machine, drill press, saws, welding equipment and other shop equipment.
Develops additional machining skills for those students who have thebasic skills that were developed in Machine Tool Technology I. The student will work from more complex engineering drawings and use all of the shop equipment to produce parts that will assemble into a more complex assembly
|August 21, 2023|
|Forklift Certification Training||ATC||$300||Students will receive a forklift certification card from New River after successfully completing training.Training will be one week, Monday through Friday from 8 am-3 pm with a ½ hour lunch.
Materials needed: Safety shoes
|Dec. 4 – 8, 2023
& Dec. 11 -15, 2023
Register by Thursday prior to class start date.
*additional fees may apply
**Fall and Spring classes reserved for displaced coal miners
***Zoom option available.