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JRTI has been helping launch careers in the four-state area for over fifty years.

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Our ACE programs are short intensive classes designed for adult students to prepare for a new career in less than a year.

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High School Programs

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JRTI has 18 programs that are free to high school juniors and seniors who live in Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan counties.

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The Jill S. Weekley Learning Center at JRTI offers adults the opportunity to learn basic skills needed to succeed in today's rapidly changing workplace.

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Find The Right Program For You

We offer five ACE programs for adult students and eighteen programs for students
enrolled in high school in Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan counties.

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  • ACE
  • Electrical
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation

Automotive Technician MAST

Become a NATEF Certified Automotive Technician in 11 months.

Commercial Driving

Earn your CDL Class A in 9 weeks or CDL Class B in 2 1/2 weeks.

Electrical Technician

Prepare for your Journeyman License in 11 months.

HVAC Technician

Become a Licensed HVAC Technician in 9 months.

Phlebotomy Technician

Become a certified Phlebotomist in 11 weeks with part-time classes.

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  • Academics
  • Building/Repairing
  • Creative Arts
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Public Safety
  • Technology

Academic Classes

JRTI offers academic classes for students who want to attend our school all day.

Advanced IT (Informatics)

Nearly every industry collects data. Learn how to gather and present that data to make it insightful to hospitals, engineers, etc.

Aerospace Engineering

Prepare for your aviation career or college engineering studies through hands-on experience with the engineering process.

Applied Engineering (Robotics)

Design robotic solutions to engineering problems and put them to the test in a hands-on team-oriented lab.

Automotive Technology

Get real-world experience troubleshooting and repairing vehicles in a working automotive shop.


Learn the tools and techniques used in residential construction such as framing, roofing, flooring, etc.

Coding, App & Game Design

Design, code, and test various applications including interactive games using industry standard tools with an emphasis on Python.


Learn to keep the world running with the computer skills that keep growing in demand like cybersecurity and network management.

Diesel Technology

Troubleshoot and repair various systems in industrial vehicles in a hands-on shop.

Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher

Prepare for a career as an educator while working directly with young children.

Electrical Technician

Prepare to earn your WV Journeyman’s License while working on hands-on projects.


Spend one year practicing firefighting skills and the other year training to be an EMT.

Graphic Design

Apply your creativity to solve problems for clients on projects and live jobs.

Law & Public Safety

Prepare for a career in security, law enforcement, or legal practice with experience in courtroom debate, self defense, forensics, and more.


Practice bricklaying, block laying, stone masonry, and concrete finishing techniques.

Multimedia Publishing

Work with a variety of graphic arts tools to produce photography, video, and printed products like T-shirts, books, etc.

ProStart Restaurant Management

Prepare for a career in food service by catering events and operating a food truck.

Therapeutic Services

Become a Certified Nursing Assistant with a combination of classroom study, lab practice, and onsite clinicals.


Learn the art of fabrication and get certified in several types of welding.

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Our Mission

To enhance the quality of life through continual education for students of all ages throughout our community by setting standards of excellence in technical and academic education as determined by business, industry, and government.


James Rumsey Technical Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education:

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Bldg 300 Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone : 770.396.3898
Fax : 770.396.3790