Center for Business and Workforce Development

Meeting the needs of businesses and individuals through hands-on, expert training and consulting.


  • Workforce Development
  • Center for Business & Workforce Development

The Center for Business and Workforce Development is a 31,800 ft2 state-of-the art facility hosting a wide array of open enrollment and customized training classes. Topics such as leadership, industrial, computer and safety, among many others, are available to companies and individuals. The Center features industrial labs, computer labs, spacious classrooms, and two conference rooms.



  • Mechatronics Technology Lab
  • Process Control and Well Site Training Lab
  • Portable PLC, Motor Control and Hydraulics Trainers
  • Two computer labs
  • Two conference rooms
  • Proctored testing facilities
  • Spacious classrooms
  • Convenient, free parking
  • Customizable training
  • Company specific and public courses


Hands-on, instructor led training delivers superior results for companies and individuals wanting to improve skills. With extensive facilities located beneath one roof, the Center for Business and Workforce Development provides a comprehensive solution to meet nearly any training need.


Hearing aims to strengthen Pennsylvania's rural workforce

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors heard testimony at Pennsylvania College of Technology on Thursday morning about rural workforce availability and population change.


Pre-apprenticeship grads advance on pathways to manufacturing

Industrious students from nine schools graduated Friday morning from Penn College's Advanced Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship program during a brief ceremony in the Bush Campus Center.


Region's workforce challenges discussed at on-campus hearing

The state Senate Majority Policy Committee held a hearing Wednesday afternoon at Pennsylvania College of Technology, exploring workforce challenges in rural Pennsylvania. Chaired by Sen. Dan Laughlin (R-Erie), the hearing addressed population decline and labor and housing shortages, as well as their economic impact on communities and businesses.