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Phlebotomy Technician

$899
Calendar Jan 31, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

Weirton Campus 

Program Length: 30 contact hours of classroom instruction, 45 contact hours of clinical 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 are required to successfully complete 45 hours of preceptorship experience, in which they 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. This exam will be taken in the last week of the course.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

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

Phlebotomy Technician - Saturday Class

$899
Calendar Jan 31, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

Wheeling Campus

Program Length: 30 contact hours of classroom instruction, 45 contact hours of clinical 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 are required to successfully complete 45 hours of preceptorship experience, in which they 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. This exam will be taken in the last week of the course.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

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

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

$899
Calendar Feb 12, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 12 weeks

This program focuses on the systematic study of map-making and the application of mathematical, computer, and other techniques to the analysis of large amounts of geographic data and the science of mapping geographic information.

A GIS Technician will undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Operate GIS hardware and software systems.
  • Gather, create, edit, and integrate geospatial data and associated attribute information in various formats including Shapefiles, KMZ’s, and file geodatabase.
  • Assist in converting information to and from several sources including AutoCAD, Google Earth, Excel, Mobile platforms & GIS mapping portals.
  • Georeference/digitize GIS data, identify and correct errors introduced when merging data sets from multiple sources.
  • Find and use freely available resources to gather GIS and related data files and to investigate potential data corrections and updates.
  • Process and support field data collected Document and maintain records on data processing procedures.
  • An ability to do research in order to learn new technology and techniques.

EKG Technician

$899
Calendar Feb 14, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

Wheeling Campus

This course prepares students for the EKG Technician role in a healthcare setting.  Students will be taught the principles of quality control, infection control, safety procedures, pathology, medical terminology, and patient care's legal and ethical aspects.  This course includes classroom instruction and campus laboratory skills practice.   Students are required to complete 45 hours of preceptorship training and successfully obtain 10 EKGs on live individuals.  Students who complete all aspects of the course are eligible to sit for the EKG Technician Certification Exam, provided by the National Health Career Association.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

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

EKG Technician Mon-Fri

$899
Calendar Feb 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Wheeling Campus

This course prepares students for the EKG Technician role in a healthcare setting.  Students will be taught the principles of quality control, infection control, safety procedures, pathology, medical terminology, and patient care's legal and ethical aspects.  This course includes classroom instruction and campus laboratory skills practice.   Students are required to complete 45 hours of preceptorship training and successfully obtain 10 EKGs on live individuals.  Students who complete all aspects of the course are eligible to sit for the EKG Technician Certification Exam, provided by the National Health Career Association.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

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

CDL Class A

$4,699

with Roger Klinger

Calendar Feb 21, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 5 weeks

This course is designed to prepare students for a Class A commercial driver’s license.  It 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. 

Classes will be held in Weirton and Wheeling initially, with plans to offer classes on the New Martinsville campus soon.

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 Roger Klinger at 304-214-8912.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding. Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA Funding : West Virginia residents should contact the American Job Center at 304-232-6280. Ohio residents should contact Ohio Means Jobs at 740-633-5627

Sheet Metal II

$1,299
Calendar Feb 21, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks

Sheet metal workers mainly work in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR), but there are many other opportunities. Sheet metal craftsmen might help build airplanes, automobiles, or even billboards. They might install hoods and vents for restaurants or build grain silos for farmers.

This four-part curriculum is designed to prepare the student for a large range of possibilities, covering topics such as Installation of Ductwork, Bend Allowances, and Advanced Architectural Sheet Metal.

Sheet Metal II covers the following topics:

  • Field Measurements, Calculations, and Fittings
  • Construction and Sheet Metal Drawings
  • Radial Line Development
  • Triangulation
  • Sheet Metal Duct Fabrication Standards
  • Bend Allowances
  • Soldering
  • Air Distribution Systems

OSHA 10 (General Industry)

$89
Calendar Feb 24, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

The OSHA Outreach Training Program for General Industry provides training for entry-level workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in construction industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. 

 

Card included in fees.





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