Putnam Career & Technical Center (PCTC) is a great vocational training school for high school students located in Eleanor, WV. PCTC strives to provide students a solid foundation for life-long learning, enabling them to become contributing, responsible, successful citizens in a diverse and changing world.
PCTC is small, with only around 200 students. This gives students the individualized attention that is crucial to success. PCTC is accredited by the North Central Association of College and Schools as well as by the West Virginia State Department of Education. They have also been approved by the Board of Education both at a state a local level.
PCTC has a wide variety of programs to offer its students. These programs include:
- Automotive Technology
- Automotive Collision Repair
- Electrical Technology
- Plumbing Technology
- HVAC & Refrigeration
- Welding Technology
- ProStart Restaurant Management
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Phlebotomy/EKG Technician
- Home Health Care
- Dental Assisting
- Dental Laboratory Technician
- And more
The student life at PCTC is great, too. They have two student organizations to help students interact and build lifelong friendships. These organizations are SkillsUSA and Health Occupations Students of America. By taking advantage of these two programs, students can gain valuable knowledge and skills to help them in the future.
After finishing a program at PCTC, students can use the school’s job search feature to help with immediate employment in their field of study. The school works hard to help students find jobs upon completion of their programs.
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The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Putnam Career and Technical Center by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $1,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||84%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$3,980|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Putnam Career and Technical Center may offer services like:
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Putnam Career and Technical Center.
- Ben Franklin Career Center in Dunbar, WV (14 miles away)
- Garnet Career Center in Charleston, WV (20 miles away)
- Carver Career Center in Charleston, WV (25 miles away)
- Cabell County Career Technology Center in Huntington, WV (26 miles away)
- O C Collins Career Center in Chesapeake, OH (30 miles away)