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Penn Commercial Business / Technical School

Training for In-Demand Careers. Conveniently Located in Washington, PA.

Changing Lives for 90+ Years!

Tradition. Value. Success.

Penn Commercial Business/Technical School has been helping students build their futures in the trades and technical careers since 1929! We call those who work in these essential career fields VIPs – Very Important Professionals. Without these dedicated, hard-working skilled professionals, America Stops Working. Pursue your passion in any of our in-demand career programs and build a lifetime of skills in as little as 18 months or less.

• Hands-on Training
• Affordable Tuition
• High Demand Industries
• Convenient location in Washington, PA

Get started today and Train to Be a VIP!


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CDL - Classes start every 6 weeks (call for dates)

Cosmetology (TONI&GUY) - 11/28

Cosmetology Instructor/Salon Manager - TBD

CADD - January 9, 2023

Electrician - January 9, 2023

Esthetics - December 12, 2022

HVAC-R - January 9, 2023

IT & Security - January 9, 2023

Medical Assistant - January 9, 2023

Nail Technician - December 12, 2022

Phlebotomy Technician - January 9, 2023

Practical Nursing - January 9, 2023

Welding Technology - January 9, 2023


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Accelerated Programs
Personalized Support
Local Employer Network

Get trained and get working in as little as 18 months or less! Our experienced instructors and coursework prepare you with industry skills without unnecessary classes so you can join the workforce and start earning a living quickly!

Students come first! Our dedicated Student Affairs and Career Services directors are available to help students to complete their programs and assist with job placement after graduation.  We support our students every step of the way.

Our extensive employer network helps you get hired fast! The industries we train in have a high demand for workers. Many programs have externships to gain real world experience. Oftentimes, students have full-time jobs lined up before they even graduate! 

90+ Years of Experience

Penn Commercial has been training students in the Washington PA area for nearly a century, so you can be confident that you will receive a valuable and respected education.

Training for In-Demand Careers

Ensuring our students learn marketable skills and gain a comprehensive education in career fields with high demand for workers is our top priority. Without a skilled workforce, America stops working.

65,000 sq ft of Renovated Facilities

Train on current technology in our expansive facilities that include dozens of classrooms, labs, and even a working hair salon. Our Student Center offers food vending. Parking is always free.

What our graduates are saying...

  • “Penn Commercial has given me confidence in a new set of skills which allows me to better my life.”

    HVAC-R Program
  • “A great experience! Penn Commercial was able to accommodate all my needs to go to school and still keep working at the same time!”

    Electrician Program
  • “My first question was, ‘Can you teach me to drive this truck?’ and he told me he could and he did! And I obtained my CDL Class A. The staff are all very friendly and will take care of you from the day u start. I would highly recommend Penn Commercial… you won’t be disappointed.”

    CDL Program
  • “During my studies at Penn Commercial what I learned was more than I ever dreamed I would. The classes I took in addition to my major were great and played a big part in a well-rounded program.”

    CADD Program
  • “I’m very happy I chose them instead of anyone else. They truly take the time to teach you. Great school and great people. 10 out of 10 schooling.”

    CDL Program
  • “I’m a 2008 graduate of Penn Commercial! They’ve always been good to me, even after I graduated! I have my associates degree in Medical Assistant and have been working in the field ever since!”

    Medical Assistant

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