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Proven apprenticeship pathways for women

With over two million manufacturing jobs projected to go unfilled by 2030 and women making up just 29% of the field’s workforce, it’s undeniable. There’s untapped potential in the world of manufacturing—especially for women. Check out this video to explore the proven apprenticeship pathways at Penn College. Discover how you can take advantage of these game-changing programs. And learn how to take the next step towards higher-level positions in the fast-paced, technologically advanced manufacturing sector.

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DNA for Business

Penn College's Development Needs Assessment (DNA), a thorough yet easy to implement skills gap identification tool, enabling companies to prioritize targeted training to maximize bottom line improvement.

Apprenticeships

Penn College offers leading-edge Apprenticeship programs - organizing, registering and executing them for companies of all sizes while incorporating state-of-the-art Related Technical Instruction (RTI).

Industrial

Penn College provides a complete array of advanced technical training to meet the needs of any manufacturer. Our Mechatronics Program bundles essential competencies required for technicians, filling industry’s most widely recognized skills gaps.

Plastics

Drawing upon the expertise of renowned instructors and advisors, Penn College delivers solutions to meet the skills gap and consulting needs of companies in all major plastics manufacturing processes.

Business/Leadership

Gain a competitive advantage by investing in leadership, project management, communication skills, people management, interpersonal skills, planning/organization, teamwork and other vital competencies.

Healthcare & Safety

Healthcare systems, physician practices and individuals seeking employment in this dynamic field can equally benefit from the extensive, quality healthcare programs Penn College has to offer.

Computer

From the novice seeking to learn a new program, to seasoned users aiming to hone the most advanced skills, our vast library of available courses meets the needs of any business or individual.

Sustainability

Penn College offers extensive energy efficiency programs. Classes are offered to the public, or can be customized to deliver onsite for a company.

Transportation

Penn College provides training in aviation with a focus on piston engines, and offers training and certifications in several automotive categories.

Energy

Penn College offers extensive programming in production for oil and natural gas companies. Many safety, equipment operation, maintenance and other customizable course topics are available.

Other

We offer training in Emergency Response, College Prep, and more, including many testing/certifications options. Other locations include Penn College at Wellsboro, Towanda and St. Marys.

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“We help companies understand their workforce skill gaps and we develop and deliver targeted, customizable training solutions to close those gaps and improve the bottom line.”

Shannon Munro

Vice President for Workforce Development

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When you study at Penn College, your instructors will do more than know your name. They’ll get to know you. Experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your success. Penn College instructors are here to support your career journey.

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Pre-apprentices AMPed-up for advancement

Penn College’s Advanced Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship program culminated in graduation on Friday morning, followed by ...

05.18.2022

Apprenticeship Summit: the height of collaborative solutions

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