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; Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning; 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.
For more information on Workforce Education, contact a member of the Workforce Education staff. We are here to serve you.
|Gloria D. Kincaid
653 Church Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
|Andrea R. Vest
527 Odd Road
Ghent WV 25843
|Veronica J. Stone
6101 Webster Road
Summersville, WV 26651
|Electrical Apprentice Certification
||Summersville||$300||6-9 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, preregister by April 1, 2020
|$600||156 hours; Lab meets every other week with skills to work on with home squads on the off-weeks.
Ghent: Monday & Tuesday,11 am-5 pm
Lewisburg: Saturday, 11 am-5pmSummersville: Friday & Saturday, 11 am-5 pm
The didactic portion of the class is online. Students follow an outline, working at their own pace.
|March 1-May 31, 2021|
|EMT-B Recertification Modules
||$100 (for one or all modules)
||No books required. Hours are to recertify with National Registry and/or WVOEMS.
Module 1 and 2 Airway, Neuro, and Cardiac Module 3 and 4 Medical Emergencies 1, Operations, Medical Emergencies 2, Management and Considerations Module 5 and 6 Trauma Operations and Skills *must attend in person in Lewisburg*
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4 to 8 pm
(Electric Distribution Engineering Technology)
||15 weeks + internship (900 contact hours)
||Dumas Psychology Collective, Beckley
||$700||10-week training, 5-week classroom and 5-week clinical
|OSHA-10||Ghent & Lewisburg||$75||10 hours||TBA|
|Real Estate Pre-Licensing
||10-weeks (90 contact hours); Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6 to 9 pm. Register by March 6, 2020.
|Class A CDL
|Ghent||$2,200* + $100 testing fee||180 Contact Hours (industry standard required is 150 contact hours)
8 am-4 pm
|Class A CDL Refresher||Ghent||$1,200||4-day class, 8 am-4 pm||TBA|
|Class B CDL
||4-day class, 8 am-4 pm
CDL Learner’s Permit Required
|Pintle Hook Class A CDL
(for Utility Industry)
|Ghent||$1,200*||15 Contact Hours
CDL Learners Permit Required
|Accelerated General Welding||Ghent & Lewisburg||$3,200||24 lab hours per week for 21 weeks||TBA|
|Accelerated Pipe Welding||Ghent & Lewisburg|| $1,525 per course
Three courses available
|24 lab hours per week
Each course is 10 weeks
|Introduction to Fabrication and Repair Welding||Ghent & Lewisburg||$640||9 lab hours per week for 12 weeks||TBA|
|Welding Prep & Test
|Ghent & Lewisburg||$375||Call to schedule|
|Welding Prep & Test
(State WV Certification)
|Ghent & Lewisburg||$150||Call to schedule|
*additional fees may apply
**Fall and Spring classes reserved for displaced coal miners
Statement of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action
New River Community and Technical College does not discriminate in its educational programs or in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or genetic information or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal or state laws, Title VII Human Rights Act of 1964, Title IX Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The office listed below has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies relating to disabilities, sex or other forms of discrimination.
Peter Hoeman, Interim Dean of Student Services and Title IX Coordinator
New River Community and Technical College
280 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813