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Begin a career at Fred Eberle, now accepting program applications

BUCKHANNON – Looking for a way to expand your skillset? Fred W. Eberle Technical Center offers North Central West Virginia career readiness and trades programs while fostering the next generation of tradespeople.  

FETC is now accepting applications for all programs for the 2022-2023 academic year. Tuition rates vary by program. Free – yes, FREE – tuition is available for qualified applicants. See the full program list and tuition rates on the FETC website

Current program offerings are as follows:  

  • Carpentry 
  • Welding 
  • Diesel Equipment Technology 
  • Electrical Technician 
  • Allied Health 
  • Automotive Technology 
  • Practical Nursing 
  • Cosmetology 
  • Truck Driving 
  • Collision Repair Technology 
  • Computer Systems Repair Technology 
  • Robotics 
  • Therapeutic Services 

Application deadlines are approaching quickly! The Cosmetology program application deadline is May 20, 2022. The application deadline for all other programs is August 15, 2022.  

Note: The FETC Practical Nursing program runs January to December. Applications for this program are valid for the 2023 class (January-December).  

West Virginia high school students from Upshur, Randolph, Lewis and surrounding counties find themselves learning, gaining hands-on experience, and looking ahead to a career in the workforce, thanks to FETC. Adult classes are also available, for those looking to expand their skills or begin a new career.  

Learn more about each program on the FETC website. Call the front office at 304-472-1259 to learn more about program enrollment, the application process, financial aid and more! The FETC campus is located at 208 Morton Avenue in Buckhannon.  

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