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Garnet Career Center ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

Garnet Career Center is located in Charleston, WV, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 11 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Home Health Aide, and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Time to complete this education training ranges from 8 hours to 2 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 12 months. The cost to attend Garnet Career Center ranges from $40 to $13,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $5,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Garnet Career Center are "Hands-on training" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Good teachers" and "Affordable" as notable benefits. Garnet Career Center has been reviewed 18 times, with an average rating of 4.56 out of 5. About 94% of reviewers would recommend Garnet Career Center to a friend.

School Information

422 Dickinson Street Charleston, WV 25301
8 hours - 2 years

Cost:

  • EKG Certificate: $1,400
  • Certified Home Health Aide: $900
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): $4,000 - $13,000
  • Customer Service Certificate: $40
  • Inernational Society of Certified Electronics Technicians Certificate: $10,000
  • International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians Certificate: $10,000
  • BLS Certification: $1,000
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician: $1,500
  • Certified Medical Transcriptionist: $500

Enrollment:

Total undergraduate population*

147

Undergraduate population breakdown*
Asian
2%
Black
17%
Hispanic
1%
Multiracial
4%
Native American
0%
Pacific Islander
0%
Unknown
0%
White
72%

*Source: College Scorecard, 2019

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Hands-on training Mentioned in 15 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 14 reviews
Good teachers Mentioned in 13 reviews

Recent reviews

4.0

Pros

Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Hands-on training

Cons

The fact I could never get hired for the job I worked hard to get.

Other comments

Great classroom environment and I am a visual, hands on type of learner. I pick up on my duties quickly and have had lots of on the job training that I’ve learned fairly quickly.

4.0

Pros

Hands-on training

Cons

Pay

Other comments

Good combination of class room and hands on experience. The pay is not the greatest and there are not a lot of job opportunities for this. I wish I would have received my Medical Assistance certificate instead.
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