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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 technology industries. The Academy also delivers customized, on-site training for companies in the industry.

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Mining Courses/Programs

Mine Foreman

WV 40-Hour Surface Apprentice

WV 80 Hour Underground Apprentice

WV 60-Hour EMT-M Initial Certification

WV Mine Foreman Training

WV 8-Hour Electrical Hazards Training

WV 40-Hour Electrical Training

WV EMT-M 8-Hour Recertification

WV Belt Examiner Certification

WV Surface & Underground Annual Retraining

OSHA 10-Hour Training

OSHA Hazwoper Training

Forklift Certification Training

CAT Heavy Equipment Simulator Training (777D, 992G, D11R)

First Aid/AED/CPR Training

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CDL Class

CDL Permit Information

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) permit information

Charleston Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
304.558.3900

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 or older
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • You must obtain your CDL permit from the DMV prior to taking this CDL class
  • Obtain a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical before applying for the CDL test card
  • Apply for a CDL test card at your local DMV

Applicants go to Charleston DMV to obtain a CDL Permit test card.

Bring:

    • Birth certificate
    • DOT physical
    • Permit application
    • License
    • Fee ($32.50)

CDL Checklist

The following must be completed before class begins:

  • DOT physical
  • Obtain your CDL permit at the DMV office in Charleston, WV (or Frankfort, KY)
  • Work out a payment arrangement with the Business Office at Southern or Workforce WV

The student will need the following items on the first day of class:

  • Copy of tuition receipt
  • Copy of DMV driving record
  • Copy of CDL permit
  • Copy of Social Security card

This program is on the Williamson campus only
Students will take a drug screen the first week of class (students are responsible for payment)
The class is 6 weeks

Day classes Monday – Thursday (days and times are subject to change)
Monday through Thursday 8 AM – 4 PM

Evening Classes Wednesday – Saturday (days and times are subject to change)
Wednesday through Friday 4 PM – 9 PM
Saturday 8 AM – 3 PM

Examiners fee is $100 (students are responsible for payment) – if the student fails (for any reason), the exam has to be retaken and the student has to pay the fee again
Upon passing the final exam, students will receive their license from the DMV within two days

Contact

For more information

Email:

Phone: 304-896-7272

If you have any issues

Jay Lester | 304-896-7489 |

Shelby Porter | 304-236-7608 |

Apply

*Applying for workforce training does not guarantee you will be admitted into the class.

CDL/Lineman Class

Lineman/CDL Checklist

Overall Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a valid driver’s license

The following must be completed before class begins:

  • DOT physical
  • Obtain a CDL permit at the Charleston, WV (or Frankfort, KY) DMV office
  • Work out a payment arrangement with Southern’s Business Office or Workforce WV
  • Pre-assessment / Physical agility test

The following must be given to the Southern Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies:

  • Copy of tuition receipt
  • Copy of DMV driving record
  • Copy of CDL permit
  • Copy of Social Security card
  • Copy of DOT physical

This program is on the Williamson campus only
Students will take a drug screen the first week of class (students are responsible for payment)
The class is 16 weeks – CDL is incorporated into the 16 weeks
Class is Monday – Thursday, 8 AM – 4 PM (subject to change)
Program pre-assessment (prospects will be tested for natural climbing ability, strength, and agility):

  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Jeans or work pants
  • Boots with a prominent heel (1 inch)
  • Safety glasses
  • Work gloves

Contact

For more information

Email:

Phone: 304-896-7272

If you have any issues

Jay Lester | 304-896-7489 |

Shelby Porter | 304-236-7608 |

Apply

*Applying for workforce training does not guarantee you will be admitted into the class.