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CDl-A Test site - Penn Commercial

Finding an affordable and convenient CDL testing site in the area had been a challenge, until now! Penn Commercial recently received certification through the State of Pennsylvania to operate as a commercial driver’s license testing site for Class A truck drivers. Class A licenses allow for the operation of a combination vehicle with a…(Read More)

Lennox HVAC Partner - PennCommercial

When it comes to heating, ventilation and air conditioning, Lennox is one of the biggest names in the industry. Founded in 1895, the Dallas area business has built its brand on quality and innovation. From simple home AC units to complex industrial ventilation systems, Lennox can do it all. Lennox has teamed up with Penn…(Read More)

IT Security Program faculty - Penn Commercial

For the past seventeen years, Stephen Koppes has strolled the hallways and worked the classrooms of Penn Commercial. Prior to serving as Network Administrator and the lead instructor of the Information Technology and Security Program, he was a student advancing his knowledge of IT and computers. “I actually started as a student here myself back…(Read More)

Medical Assistant Need

The first people patients see when entering doctor offices, hospitals and other healthcare related services are medical assistants. As the Baby Boomer generation hits their retirement years, the demand for allied health professionals is increasing rapidly. Employment of medical assistants is expected to grow 23% during the decade 2014 to 2024. By 2040, Pennsylvania is…(Read More)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the fastest growing occupation from 2016 to 2026 is solar photovoltaic installers, followed closely by wind turbine technicians. As energy consumption continues to increase year over year, alternative energy sources are becoming ever more essential to fill demand. Municipalities, businesses and power companies across the nation…(Read More)

CADD Program Training - Penn Commercial

Before teaching Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) at Penn Commercial, Wesley Briant spent 24 years in the drafting industry running his own business, designing for clients in the residential sector.  But working by himself – while he loved the work he did – it provided little interaction with others.  So after more than two…(Read More)

HVAC-R Training Program

Hear from HVAC-R Training Program graduate, Deni Jackson, as she shares her experiences at Penn Commercial. Students in the HVAC-R program benefit from a thorough, hands-on learning experience in which they are able to train using the kind of technology, tools and resources they are likely to find when they are employed…(Read More)

Welding Competition Penn Commercial

Penn Commercial’s 2019 Annual Weld-Off Competition has begun! This is open to Juniors and Seniors in a welding program at your high school. The competition will consist of a welding test on AWS D1.1 joints on 1/2” plate in the vertical up position using either 3/32 or 1/8 E7018…(Read More)

Trucking Program in Washington,PA - PennCommercial

Hear from Commercial Driver License (CDL) Program graduate, Charlene Griedel, as she shares her experiences at Penn Commercial. Our knowledgeable instructors foster a learning environment dedicated to making sure students have access to the skills required to be successful in the trucking industry. In Penn Commercial’s comprehensive CDL program, students will learn through…(Read More)

Hairdressing Academy

  Supervisor and Director of Cosmetology at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy in Washington, PA, Mackenzie Miller, talks about what makes their programs stand out from the rest. Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy works to put a spotlight on the student to ensure every step of their education generates the kind of excitement and passion…(Read More)