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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).

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.

Clean Energy

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

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.

Health Sciences, Safety, & Emergency Services

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.

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.

Oil & Natural Gas

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.

Online Courses

We have partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of instructor-facilitated noncredit, online courses that are affordable, fun, and convenient. From courses to learn a second language to technical skills to advance your career, there is something for you. 

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.

Pre-Apprenticeships

The Penn College Pre-apprenticeship model provides an overview of the foundational technical knowledge and skills in an industry sector. 

Transportation

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

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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WEDnetPA

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WEDnetPA

Pennsylvania offers qualified employers the opportunity to train new and existing employees with resources available through WEDnetPA.

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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

Penn College News
06.13.2024

Groundbreaking celebrates workforce-boosting initiatives

Pennsylvania College of Technology held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for two projects funded, in part, by a $2 million U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration grant: construction of an 1,800-square-foot Clean Energy House and renovations at the Carl Building Technologies Center on main campus.

04.23.2024

WEDnetPA celebrates 25th anniversary, visits Penn College

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of WEDnetPA, a three-day annual gathering is being held in Williamsport that included a visit on Tuesday to Pennsylvania College of Technology’s campus. Penn College serves as the statewide administrator of the program, currently housed in the college’s Workforce Development division. Among those in attendance was Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development Secretary Rick Siger and other DCED staff.

04.08.2024

Tennessee Board of Regents makes visit to campus

Representatives of the Tennessee Board of Regents, a partner with Penn College in providing apprenticeships, toured several advanced manufacturing labs during a visit to the college on Monday. The Tennessee Board of Regents is a system of 37 community and technical colleges; it is the largest system of higher education in Tennessee.

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