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

Aluminum Welding (NEW)

June 25 – August 27, 2021 | Fridays

6 – 9 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Aluminum Welding (NEW)

August 27, 2021 – October 29, 2021 | Fridays

6 – 9 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Dental Assistant (NEW)

September 20, 2021 – January 12, 2022 | Tuesday and Thursday

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class (Workforce & Economic building)

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Phlebotomy (NEW)

September 27, 2021 – Feburuary 23, 2022 | Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Medical Office Specialist Certificate (NEW)

October 18, 2021 – March 7, 2022 | Monday and Wednesday

6 – 9 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Real Estate Pre-Licensure

March 8, 2021 – April 15, 2021 | Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday

10:00a – 6:15p

WVU Parkersburg Jackson County Center Class

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Basic Manufacturing

April 21, 2020 – June 11, 2020 | Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Persuasive Selling for Business

March 3, 2020 – April 2, 2020 | Tuesday & Thursdays

5:30 p.m. – 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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