NAFTC National Training Center Profile

The Advanced Technology Center (ATC) at New River Community and Technical College works in partnership with the College’s Center for Workforce Education to provide a variety of customized programs to address the need for a highly skilled workforce. Business and community leaders across the region serve as advisors to our administration, which that New River’s programs are in-sync with their needs.

The 93,000 square foot Advanced Technology Center, dedicated in October 2010, is being used to train workers for 12 key industry segments – automotive and diesel technology, mining and energy, weatherization, hospitality and leisure, green buildings systems, manufacturing, line service mechanic, HVAC, CDL, heavy equipment operator, welding and pipe welding, horticulture/landscaping, and GIS-surveying. The facility also promotes entrepreneurialism and serves as an incubator for business development and acceleration.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

Stuart Gimblin
Lead Automotive Instructor
527 Odd Road
Ghent, WV 25843
Email: sgimblin@newriver.edu
Phone: (304) 929-3300