Putnam Career & Technical Center

Putnam Career & Technical Center is a career technical education center that specializes in career training for the following industries: Heavy Equipment Operator, Medical Assisting, and Practical Nursing

For more information about any of these programs, please reference the information below.



Heavy Equipment Operator

Looking to jumpstart a rewarding career in the construction industry? Gain the essential skills to become a heavy equipment operator in light construction, landscaping and highway industries.

The ACE Heavy Equipment Operator program, will train you to safely operate, maintain, diagnose, and repair construction-related equipment, such as bulldozers, backhoes, skid steers, excavators, and dump trucks. In addition to offering hands-on training with equipment, you will learn more about a variety of topics, including equipment safety, equipment operation, basic use of welding tools, and equipment maintenance and repair. Your success starts here – enroll in ACE today!

Medical Assisting

Get a healthy start on a successful career in the medical field with the ACE Medical Assisting program. The program consists of classroom and lab instruction as well as clinicals. As a clinical intern, you will learn to take vital signs, prepare patients for and assist physicians during examinations, collect and prepare laboratory specimens, perform basic laboratory tests, and provide administrative support such as appointment scheduling and insurance billing.

Upon completion of the program, you are eligible to take the national exam to obtain licensure as a Registered Medical Assistant. Start your career in one of the nation’s fastest growing fields – enroll in the ACE Medical Assisting program today!

Practical Nursing

Turn your passion of helping others into a successful career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The ACE Practical Nursing program is designed to help you enter the medical field with the hands-on learning and clinical experience you need to stand out in the job market.

You will gain relevant skills for the health care field, including measuring vital signs, performing wound care, pharmacology, medication administration and intravenous therapy. Upon completion of the program, you are eligible to take the national exam to obtain licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Enroll in the ACE Practical Nursing program today to gain the skills you need to make a difference in patients' lives!

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300 Roosevelt Blvd
Eleanor, WV 25070

PHONE: (304) 586-3494


*Supplementary adult learning opportunities can be found at Putnam Career & Technical Center - http://www.pctc.edu

**State and national certifications/licensures available where applicable.