Career Training for High School and
Post-Secondary Students

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center Accepts WV High School Students

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center in Buckhannon, WV, accepts high school students from Barbour, Lewis, and Upshur Counties for one- and two-year career training programs. These programs allow students to prepare for the workforce.

FETC programs provide in-class and hands-on experience, along with teaching students the ins and outs of business and industry. To enroll in one of our FETC technical programs, call our office at (304) 472-1259, or contact us online for more information.

We also offer visits and tours of our facility to prospective students.

Career Training for Post-Secondary Students

Finding the right career immediately after high school is challenging and stressful. With the pressure of trying to find the best career path to take, Fred W. Eberle Technical Center offers technical programs to help you prepare for a future career. The need for tradesmen is constantly rising, and the programs at FETC are set to provide hands-on training and experience for our students.

If you are looking for an affordable and fulfilling education, visit FETC, or view our course catalog to find the right program for you. We accept students from Buckhannon, Elkins, Roanoke, and the surrounding North Central West Virginia areas.

Finding the Right Program for You at FETC

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center offers both full- and part-time programs to meet the needs of all students. Most high school students spend two years at FETC learning the ways of the workforce. Adult students typically spend one to two years in our programs.

Some adult classes are available in the evening, as well. 
Our career training programs include:

Carpentry 
Full-time: Monday-Friday: 8 am – 3:00 pm
Part-time: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am – 11:00 am; 12:00 pm – 3:00pm
Two semesters: August-December; January-June

Welding Technology Cost: $2,615
Evening: Class times set by instructor
Two Semesters: August-December; January-June

Electrical Technology Cost: $2,800
Evening: Class times set by instructor
Two semesters: August-December; January-June

Automotive Technology
Full-time: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Part-time: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-11:00 am; 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Two Semesters: August-December; January-June

Practical Nursing Cost: $5,900
Classroom Hours: 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Clinical Hours: 7:30 am-2:30 pm
Must have High School Diploma upon admission
Classes run January-December

Collision Repair Technology
Full-time: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am- 3:00 pm
Part Time: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am- 11:00 am; 12:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Two Semesters: August-December; January- June

Cosmetology Cost: $10,000
Full-time: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-3:00 pm
18 months: July-August

Diesel Technology Cost: $2,030
Evening: Class times set by instructor
Two Semesters: August-December; January-June

Cisco Networking Academy
Full-time: Monday-Friday: 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Two Semesters: August-December; January-June

Truck Driving 
Cost: 10 weeks: $4,000; 8 weeks: $3,400; 4 weeks: $1,600
Evening: Monday – Friday: 3:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Must be 18 or older
Two Semesters: August-December; January-June

Computer Systems Repair Technology
Full-time: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-11:00 am
Two Semesters: August-December; January-June