To Build Advanced Technology Job Training Centers; Invest $30M | Trade and Industry Development

To Build Advanced Technology Job Training Centers; Invest $30M

Jul 08, 2009

West Virginia to invest $30 million to create worker training centers The West Virginia Community and Technical College System will build two advanced technology job training centers, using $30 million the state Legislature set aside in 2008. The centers will include labs for electrical, chemical and manufacturing training and flexible space to keep up with changes in industry. The two $15 million centers are slated for completion in three years. The training center to be built along I-79 between Clarksburg and Morgantown will be operated by Pierpont Community and Technical College. The center to be located in the Advantage Valley between Charleston and Huntington will be operated by Bridgemont Community and Technical College, Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College and Marshall Community and Technical College.

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