Workforce Development

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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).


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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


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


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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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

Plastics pros enhance skills at Penn College

A diverse group of plastics professionals from throughout North America experienced higher-level technology in rotational molding during a recent workshop hosted by Pennsylvania College of Technology and its renowned Plastics Innovation & Resource Center.


QuickBooks accounting software classes offered at Penn College

Learn to run your business better with QuickBooks accounting software classes, two levels of which will be offered this fall at Pennsylvania College of Technology.


College hosts Marcellus Shale Coalition forum

A Business Energy Forum facilitated by the Marcellus Shale Coalition brought a variety of stakeholders to Penn College on Tuesday for a lunchtime discussion of the regional economic and job opportunities created by the natural gas sector.

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