Student organizations are an integral part of the educational program at Western Area CTC. These co-curricular experiences provide students with the opportunities to develop leadership skills and to participate in community service activities. Students are also able to compete locally, regionally, statewide, and nationally in skills and leadership competitions in their occupational specialty. Students may participate in the following organizations: American Welding Society (AWS); BattleBots (or similar organization); National Technical Honor Society (NTHS); and SkillsUSA.