New River CTC: Unlocking Business Potential with Specialized Training

In a rapidly changing workplace, staying ahead means equipping the workforce with the right skills and knowledge. New River Community and Technical College (CTC) offers a wide range of specialized training programs designed to fit businesses’ specific needs.  

New River CTC is dedicated to providing comprehensive education and training solutions tailored to the needs of Greenbrier Valley. With over 60 associate degree programs and certificates, the college offers a broad spectrum of learning opportunities designed to empower individuals and businesses alike. Their commitment extends beyond education; they are here to support local businesses with specialized training programs that address the unique challenges of today’s dynamic work environment. 

Specialized Training to Meet Business Needs 

Russ Jordan, the Director of Business Development, has been actively engaging with local businesses in the region to understand their training needs and provide tailored solutions. As a newly appointed member of the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Russ is well-positioned to identify and address the unique requirements of local enterprises. 

Here are some of the training programs offered: 

  • Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint): Mastering these essential tools can significantly improve productivity and efficiency in any office setting. 
  • Customer Service Training: Equip teams with the skills to provide exceptional customer experiences and enhance client satisfaction. 
  • HVAC Training: Ensure technicians are up-to-date with the latest industry standards and practices in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. 
  • Welding Training: Develop the proficiency needed for various welding techniques to meet industry demands. 
  • Forklift/Scissor Lift Training: Promote safety and operational excellence with comprehensive training for equipment operators. 
  • OSHA Training: Stay compliant with safety regulations and create a safer workplace for employees. 

In addition to supporting local businesses, New River CTC is committed to community upliftment through workforce development initiatives. The college has partnered with the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) and their Center for Rural and Community Health to provide classes for individuals transitioning back into the workforce. These classes focus on essential skills such as leadership, organization, critical thinking, and time management, preparing participants for successful reintegration into the workforce. 

Contact for More Information 

If there is a need to enhance the workforce’s skills and propel a business forward, businesses are encouraged to contact Russ Jordan. The college is here to help navigate the evolving landscape of workplace demands and unlock each business’s full potential. 

For more information or to schedule a consultation, please reach out to: 

Russ Jordan 
Director of Business Development 
New River Community and Technical College 
Phone: 304-929-5001 
Email: rjordan@newriver.edu 

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south-central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College offers classes online, in Beaver at the Raleigh County Campus, in Ghent at the Advanced Technology Center, in Hinton at Summers County ARH Hospital, in Lewisburg at the Greenbrier Valley Campus, in Marlinton at One Room University, in Princeton at the Mercer County Campus and in Summersville at the Nicholas County Campus. 

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