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
Program Specialist
653 Church Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-793-6101
gkincaid @newriver.edu
Brian Sampson
Interim Dean of Workforce,
Technical, and Community Education
527 Odd Road
Ghent, WV 25843
304- 929-5009
bsampson @newriver.edu
Veronica J. Stone
6101 Webster Road
Summersville, WV 26651
304-883-2469
vstone @newriver.edu

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Course Offerings

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Class Location Tuition  Details Date

Electrical Apprentice Certification

Summersville

$300

6-9 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, preregister by April 1, 2020

April 7, 2020-POSTPONED

EMT
   

 

 

Advanced EMT

 

All/online
$2,000

Must be a current EMT-B.

Online lecture on Wednesdays from 5 to 10 p.m., Monday lab – Beaver, Tuesday lab – Princeton, Friday lab- Summersville and Saturday lab – Lewisburg. Labs from 5 to 10 p.m.

January 22, 2020 – July 31, 2020

EMT-B Recertification Modules
Lewisburg/online
$100 (for one or all modules)

No books required. Hours are to recertify with National Registery 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*

 

 

Module 1 and 2, Saturday, January 4, 2020 9 am-5 pm

Module 3 and 4, Saturday, January 18, 2020 9 am-5 pm

Module 5 and 6, Saturday, February 1, 2020 9 am- 5 pm

HVAC
 Ghent $5,000

20 weeks,

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4 to 8 pm

TBA
Lineman Training
(
Electric Distribution Engineering Technology)
Ghent
$5,000
15 weeks + internship (900 contact hours)

Summer

Fall**

Spring**

Neurofeedback
Dumas Psychology Collective, Beckley
 $700 10-week training, 5-week classroom and 5-week clinical
TBA
OSHA-10 Ghent & Lewisburg $75 10 hours TBA
Real Estate Pre-Licensing
(
90 Hour)
Princeton
$500
10-weeks (90 contact hours); Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6 to 9 pm. Register by March 6, 2020.
March 9, 2020-POSTPONED
Truck Driving

 

   

 

 

Class A CDL

Ghent $2,200* + $100 testing fee

180 Contact Hours (industry standard required is 150 contact hours)

Monday-Thursday

8 am-4 pm

6 Weeks

TBA

Class A CDL Refresher

Ghent $1,200

4-day class, 8 am-4 pm

TBA

Class B CDL

Ghent
$1,200*
4-day class, 8 am-4 pm
CDL Learner’s Permit Required

March 23, 2020 -POSTPONED

Pintle Hook Class A CDL
(for Utility Industry) 
Ghent $1,200* 15 Contact Hours
CDL Learners Permit Required
Continuous
(Call to schedule)
Welding        
Accelerated General Welding Ghent & Lewisburg $3,200 24 lab hours per week for 21 weeks Open start dates
Accelerated Pipe Welding Ghent & Lewisburg   $1,525 per course
Three courses available
24 lab hours per week
Each course is 10 weeks
Open start dates
Introduction to Fabrication and Repair Welding Ghent & Lewisburg $640 9 lab hours per week for 12 weeks Open start dates
Welding Prep & Test
(AWS Certification)
Ghent & Lewisburg $375   Continuous, 2-day class and exam (Call to schedule)
Welding Prep & Test
(State WV Certification)
Ghent & Lewisburg $150   Continuous, 2-day class and exam (Call to schedule)

*additional fees may apply
**Fall and Spring classes reserved for displaced coal miners

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