Academy of Careers and Technology*
Academy of Careers and Technology is a career technical education center that specializes in career training for the following industries: Cosmetology, Electrical Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Power Equipment Systems, Practical Nursing, Truck Driving, and Welding. For more information about any of these programs, please reference the information below.
Academy of Careers and Technology is a participant in the ACE Advantage program, which provides low-cost or tuition free training options in West Virginia. Contact the school to learn more about eligible programs and additional qualifications.
OFFERING THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS
Do you enjoy helping others enhance their appearance to look their best? Are you friendly, outgoing, and creative? The ACE Cosmetology program could be a perfect fit to prepare you for a career in the high-demand cosmetology field.
As an ACE Cosmetology student, you will learn hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and clientele management practices. The Cosmetology program offers you the opportunity to specialize in the areas of: Hair Styling, Nail Technology, Barbering or Aesthetics. Upon graduation, you will qualify to take the West Virginia state licensing exam to obtain a state cosmetology license. Enroll today to turn your passion for style into a rewarding career!
Are you ready to electrify your future? Does the idea of a career as an electrician spark your interest?
The ACE Electrical Technician program will train you to install, connect, test and maintain electrical systems that bring electricity from power-generating plants to our homes, offices, schools and places of business. As an ACE Electrical Technician student, you will qualify to sit for the journeyman’s license exam as well as have the opportunity to earn national certifications in the architecture or construction industry. Start your journey by enrolling in ACE today!
Looking for a quick and affordable way to start a rewarding career in the healthcare industry?
The ACE Phlebotomy Technician program prepares you to work in a variety of healthcare facilities as an important member of a clinical laboratory team. The Phlebotomy Technician program will train you to perform venipunctures, or collect blood from patients, for testing, transfusions, research, and blood donation purposes. Fast-track your career as a certified phlebotomist by enrolling in ACE today!
Power Equipment Systems
Accelerate your earning power as an outdoor power equipment technician!
Gain the skills you need to service and repair outdoor equipment such as ATV's, motorcycles, lawn and garden equipment and more with the ACE Power Equipment Systems program. You will receive hands on training in areas such as drivelines, hydraulics, hydrostatic transmissions and electrical systems. Enroll today to rev your future into high gear!
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!
Why sit behind a desk when you can sit behind the wheel?
The ACE Truck Driving program will prepare you for an exciting career on the road! Enroll today to receive hands-on training and learn to safely and proficiently operate tractor trailers to meet state and federal requirements. After successful completion of the program, you will have the opportunity to obtain a Class A or Class B CDL (Commercial Driver’s License). Drive your career goals and secure a rewarding career in the trucking industry today!
Get the welding skills that employers demand! The ACE Welding program gives you the hands-on training needed to prepare you for a flexible, rewarding welding career in industries from automotive fabrication, manufacturing, oil and gas, aerospace, and beyond!
During the ACE welding program, you will learn the standard techniques for cutting, welding and metal fabrication processes. As an ACE Welding student, you will also gain an understanding of welding inspection requirements, learn to interpret prints and layouts, and study the science behind metal production and purification, known as metallurgy. Get the technical training and certifications you need to become the skilled welder that employers in a wide variety of industries are searching for! Enroll in ACE today!
*Supplementary adult learning opportunities can be found at Academy of Careers and Technology* - https://www.wvact.net/adult-only-programs
**State and national certifications/licensures available where applicable.