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:

Tuition-based Programs for Adult Students

Daytime Offerings

  • Cosmetology $10,000

    Monday - Friday: 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

  • Practical Nursing $6,100

    Monday - Friday: 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

  • Truck Driving 10wk $4,000; 8wk $3,400; 4wk $1,600

    Monday - Friday: 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Evening Offerings

  • Diesel Equipment Technology $2,030

    Evening - Class times set by instructor

  • Electrical Technician $2,800

    Evening - Class times set by instructor

  • Welding $2,615

    Evening - Class times set by instructor

Secondary (High School) Programs (adults may enroll when space permits)

All Daytime: Monday-Friday

  • Allied Health
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Collision Repair Technology
  • Computer Systems Repair Technology
  • Robotics
  • Therapeutic Services

Secondary Programs (Only High School students may enroll)

All Daytime: Monday-Friday (1st year AM; 2nd year PM)

  • Cosmetology
  • Diesel Equipment Technology
  • Electrical Technician
  • Welding