• Ashland County-West Holmes Career Ctr.


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    About us...

    The Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center is a career technical school of choice for high school students and a training/retraining education facility for adults.

    The Career Center serves students in the Ashland City, Hillsdale Local, Loudonville-Perrysville Exempted Village, Mapleton Local, West Holmes Local School Districts. Eighteen high school career technical programs are offered with eight of those programs being designated as TechPrep, offering articulated college credit to students who successfully complete the required course work.

    Additionally, via an agreement with North Central State College (NCSC), the Bioscience program has adopted a College Now design whereby qualifying students may earn an associate's degree in Bioscience simultaneously as they complete their high school diploma requirements. College Now students will get a head start on a four year degree from Ashland University or any state college that accepts NCSC credits.

    The Adult Education Department is a Full Service facility offering twelve training programs, along with General Equivalency Diploma (GED), Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE), Personal Enhancement Courses, and Customized Consultative Services.

    You may access the Career Center website through this web address: www.acwhcc.org.


    Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, 1783 State Route 60, Ashland, OH 44805
    ACWHCC offers eighteen high school programs and multiple adult education & training opportunities.
    Students in Auto Body Technology learn skills that will help them enter the workforce.
    Students often enter non-traditional programs like this student in Auto Technology.
    Bioscience College-NOW offers an associate degree along with a high school diploma.
    Students enter Career Based Intervention on recommendation and use their time to recover credits and explore career technical programs.
    Construction Technology students build a house to be offered at auction every two years.
    The ACWHCC Cosmetology salon offers services to the public and gives students a change to apply their knowledge.
    Students in Culinary Careers Management operate a restaurant that is open to the public.
    The Criminal Justice program introduces students to the world of law enforcement.
    Students in the Early Childhood Education program offer a preschool experience to children in the community.
    Students in Engineering and Design Technologies often learn scientific/physics concepts by practical application methods.
    Graphic Communications students offer silk screening and printing services to the public.
    Students in Health Technologies Cluster earn several certifications including CPR.
    Networking and Electronics Technology delves into the world of computers, internet, etc.
    Power Equipment Technology trains students to do upkeep and maintain small engine.s
    Students in Resource Conservation love the outdoors and learn skills that can be applied to caring for our natural environment.
    The Sports Science program allows students to explore the world of sports medicine and training.
    Students may enter the Transportation Academy as sophomores to learn basic skills and as juniors many move on to other programs.