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West Virginia Northern Community College

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Low Impact Aerobics


with Carol Teoff

Calendar Sep 5, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 17 weeks

This is a low impact aerobics class with an emphasis on cardiorespiratory endurance, strength, improvement and flexibility with no chair or floor work, usually to music that is 128-140 bpm. Students can use stretchy bands. The instructor will demonstrate easier and more difficult ways to do each movement so that the students can exercise at their own level.

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UFO's 101


with Fred Saluga

Calendar Sep 11, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

The subject of UFO's and aliens have fascinated people for a long time. Government and private organizations have collected a lot of data on UFO's and UFO activities in the last 70 years. We will discuss and examine various topics to get a better perspective on UFO's and alien sightings. 

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CDL Class A - Wheeling Campus (Seat Reservation)


with Roger Klinger

Calendar Oct 9, 2023 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

This course is designed to prepare students for a Class A commercial driver’s license.  The total cost of the course is $4,699.   This registration is for a seat reservation. 

The course consists of two weeks of in-class training to obtain a valid CDL-learner permit.  General Knowledge, airbrakes, combination sections, tanker endorsement, and doubles and triples will be covered to obtain the permit.  Hours of service, FMCSA's compliance, safety, accountability, and defensive driving will also be covered. Once a permit is obtained, students will continue with three weeks of road and range training. Training will consist of proper pre-trip inspection of a commercial motor vehicle and how to safely perform reverse maneuvers and operate on city streets and highways. 

Applicants must pass a D.O.T. physical exam and drug screening before the first day of class.  

For more information on the program or to schedule the D.O.T. physical and screening, please contact Dara Whiteman at 304-214-8978.





OSHA 30 (General Industry) - Wheeling Campus


with James Hutchison

Calendar Oct 9, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This course is designed to instruct the student on the basic principles of safety required for OSHA 30 certification and is appropriate for supervisors and workers.  Students will learn the proper use of safety and personal protective equipment and are introduced to work site hazards and protections.  Additional topics include: avoiding common hazards, understanding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and more. 

Books and OSHA 30 card included in class fee.

Customer Service Training - Wheeling


with Jessica Richards

Calendar Oct 10, 2023 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

This course is designed to instruct students on the development of skills necessary to communicate effectively in all public-facing roles. Topics include customer service etiquette, communication skills, professional appearance, empathy, adaptability, self-control, patience, and more. Upon successful completion of the course, attendees receive a continuing education certificate of completion.

Phlebotomy Technician - New Martinsville Class


with Brenda Sole

Calendar Oct 11, 2023 at 8 am, runs for 6 weeks

New Martinsville Campus

------5 Week HYBRID Course ----- 

Program Length: 40 hours of instruction

This course prepares the student for the Phlebotomy Technician role in a healthcare setting. The student will be instructed on techniques & skills related to preparing and monitoring patients for relevant procedures, and gain an understanding of infection control measures. Students must demonstrate adequate skills related to Phlebotomy techniques, including 30 venipunctures and 10 capillary draws which are required for the student to be eligible to take the Phlebotomy Certification exam. 

Additionally, program completers of EKG and Phlebotomy can receive college credit towards WVNCC’s Patient Care Technician Certificate – a one-year program.     


Note: Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify for Workforce HEAPS grants, scholarships, or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-238-1035

WIOA - OH Ohio Means Jobs - Martins Ferry, OH 740-633-5627

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AHA BLS CPR - Wheeling
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AHA BLS CPR - Wheeling


with Larry Helms

This American Heart Association BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support. This course reflects the updated 2020 American Heart Association guidelines.  It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.  Certification is good for two years.  

Certified Nurse Assistant - Wheeling Campus (seat reservation)


with Kyla U'Ren

Calendar Oct 12, 2023 at 5 pm

Classes will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, and Saturdays from 9:00 am - 5:30pm . For any questions, please email Karri Mulhern @

Program length: (65 contact hours of classroom instruction, 55 contact hours of clinical instruction)

There is a $25 seat reservation that is refundable if you are qualified for financial aid.  Total cost of the program is $1,999.

The Certified Nursing Assistant program prepares individuals for an entry-level position in the health care field. Graduates work closely with patients under the supervision of a registered nurse. The nursing assistant provides important information on patient conditions to nurses and is vital to the daily operations of a skilled nursing facility, home health organization, or hospital. After program completion, prospective Nursing Assistants take a competency examination to become certified. 

Additionally, program completers can receive college credit towards WVNCC’s Patient Care Technician Certificate – a one-year program.

For THIS class, Uniforms and Certification Costs are included with tuition. There is also additional funding for those who qualify. For any questions please contact Karri Mulhern - .  

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