Jun 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog

Workforce Development

Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies

The Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies provides training for individuals who are interested in a career in the mining and/or energy industries. The classes are geared for enhancing students’ knowledge of advanced modern processes and technologies to assist them with modern job opportunities in a variety of technical fields. Through the use of state-of-the-art training simulators and hands-on equipment labs, students will obtain industry certifications, many of which can be articulated to academic credit hours which could also lead to an associate degree.

For more information call 304.896.7451 or visit the Academy website at https://www.southernwv.edu/continuing-education/academy-formine-training-and-energy-technologies/.

Professional and Personal Development

Southern’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department provides up-to-date, real world skills through quality short-term courses and training programs that will equip an individual with new skills needed to succeed in today’s business world. Courses and programs include, but are not limited to, soft skills training, general occupational skill training, leadership development, computer and technical skills and a host of others. Some courses award Continuing Education Units (CEUs). One CEU equals ten contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education/training experience delivered under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Students are welcome from all corners of the region and within our communities regardless of age and educational experience (some courses/programs require high school diploma, GED®, or alternative approved examination). For more information on upcoming courses, please visit our website at https://www.southernwv.edu/continuing-education/professional-and-personal-development/ or call 304.896.7404 or 304.896.7489.

Customized and Contract Training

Southern’s Workforce Development Department is committed to providing business and industry training opportunities to help train today’s worker. Through partnerships with business and industry Southern can provide job-specific or customized training to employers in our service district. Training can be delivered at flexible times and locations. For more information call 304.896.7404 or 304-896-7489.