Short-Term Programs

Welding

Short-Term Career Training Programs

Welcome to exciting new career opportunities in our Short-Term Programs.  These programs are between 6 and 15 weeks in duration. They are condensed curriculum certifications designed to prepare you for employment in a particular profession and return you to the workforce promptly.

Find out more about available programs below.

For additional details or to register for a program, contact Martha Leeson at 304-424-8275 or martha.leeson@wvup.edu.

Classes

Dental Assistant (NEW)

August 15, 2022 – December 6, 2022 | Mondays & Wednesdays | Orientation – June 16, 2022

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class (Workforce & Economic building)

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Phlebotomy (NEW)

August 16, 2022 – January 5, 2023 | Tuesdays & Thursdays | Orientation – June 2, 2022

6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NEW)

August 19, 2022 – November 27, 2022 | Orientation – June 9, 2022

Fridays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Phlebotomy (NEW)

August 22, 2022 – January 25, 2023 | Mondays & Wednesdays | Orientation – June 2, 2022

6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

 Jackson County Center Class

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Aluminum Welding (NEW)

August 26, 2022 – October 28, 2022 | Orientation – June 23, 2022

Fridays 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

 WVU Parkersburg Applied Technology Center

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Medical Office Specialist Certificate

October 18, 2021 – March 7, 2022 | Mondays & Wednesdays

6 – 9 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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HVAC/R Beginner’s Course

September 1, 2022 – December 8, 2021 | Tuesdays & Thursdays

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg

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Custodial Short Term Certification

August 29, 2022 – January 23, 2023 | Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we have a hard copy admissions application we send to students. Students who are doing the payment plan must sign a contract with the Business Office. Otherwise, students are registered the day after a class begins by the Registrar’s office.

Yes, students must fill out the FAFSA and request the Workforce Higher Education grant. Students must have a GED, High School Diploma, or proof of being Home schooled certificate. Students also must have lived in WV for at least 12 months prior to requesting the funding.

Yes, we have the non-credit to credit conversion.

We arrange clinical, shadowing, internships for students. It is the student’s time to shine. We receive calls weekly from Employers looking for employees to hire.

Yes. Please check out the course offerings at: https://careertraining.ed2go.com/wvup/

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