Fred W. Eberle Technical Center

Buckhannon, WV 26201
(304) 472-1259

Providing Outstanding Career Training
Since 1968

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center Serves North Central West Virginia

Founded in 1968, Fred W. Eberle Technical Center, FETC, is the first multi-county career technical center established in West Virginia. FETC works to promote education and intellectual growth in all students. FETC provides career training to prepare you for a job or further education after high school. We also offer specialized training for adults who want to further their career. If you are looking to gain skills and hands-on experience in your preferred field, FETC is for you.

Call us today at (304) 472-1259 to inquire about our programs. Fred W. Eberle Technical Center does not discriminate against age, race, marital status, beliefs, or disability.

Why Choose Fred W. Eberle Technical Center?

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center in Buckhannon, WV, is an affordable way to begin or further your career. We offer a variety of classes for both adults and high school students to learn more about their preferred technical field, and provide the necessary training to succeed. The FETC instructors and staff work to provide a fun, safe, and intellectually stimulating facility. We are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education, the West Virginia Department of Education, the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists, and the Barbour, Lewis, and Upshur County Boards of Education.

The mission of Fred W. Eberle Technical Center is to produce generations of knowledgeable, skillful, and productive professionals that will lead the way into the future.

If you are interested in learning more about our programs for high school or post-secondary students, view our course catalog.

Career Training and Evening Adult Classes at FETC

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center offers career training for current high school students looking to develop entry level skills in their preferred career. FETC also offers enrollment for adult students in all high school programs based on availability. Adult only programs include Practical Nursing, Truck Driving, Evening Electrical Technician, Evening Diesel Technology, and Evening Welding. 

Our classes and trainings include:

  • Allied Health
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Collison Repair
  • Computer Systems Repair
  • Cosmetology
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • HVAC Technician
  • Therapeutic Services
  • Practical Nursing
  • Robotics and Drones
  • Truck Driving
  • Welding Technology

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center’s Practical Nursing and Truck Driving classes are for post-secondary students only.

As required by federal laws and regulations, Fred W. Eberle Technical Center does not discriminate on the basis of sex, color, race, religion, disability, age, and national origin in employment and in the administrative of any of its education programs and activities.

For inquiries contact: Rebecca Bowers-Call, Title IX Director and 504 Coordinator, 208 Morton Avenue, Buckhannon, WV 26201, 304.472.1259 or

Admissions Requirements for Fred W. Eberle Technical Center

Located in Buckhannon, WV, Fred W. Eberle Technical Center accepts students throughout North Central West Virginia. High school students in Upshur, Barbour, and Lewis Counties can spend up to two years at FETC in their preferred program. Those looking to apply may find the applicable application form, or contact us to find out how to apply:

Students looking to enroll in evening adult classes must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and meet the program requirements in the course catalog.

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790,