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Medical Assistant

Hear from graduates, Courtney Hilderbrand and Jamie Divelbliss about their experiences in the Penn Commercial Medical Assistant program. Working as a medical assistant is an important role to the health care team, and is an experience like no other. In today’s health care workforce, medical assistants are becoming increasingly relied upon by both doctors…(Read More)

 Since Penn Commercial launched a six-week CDL trucking program in 2017, it has attracted a diverse group of students — including women. With a strong support network, hands-on learning from experienced instructors and job-placement assistance, Penn Commercial provides a strong foundation for a long-lasting career. Listen as two recent Penn CDL grads…(Read More)

CDL Trucking School Near Me in 15301

Hear Lead Instructor of Penn Commercial’s CDL program, Ben Crawford, talk about the benefits of trucking. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School has nearly 90 years of experience preparing students in Washington County for meaningful skilled trade careers. Our six-week Commercial Driver License (CDL) Training Program provides you with both classroom and practical driving…(Read More)

CDL Training School Near me

Everything you need to know about earning your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Can’t imagine yourself sitting at a desk in some stuffy cubicle five days a week? Enjoy being out on the road? Would you enjoy it more if you actually get paid to do it? If your answer to these questions was…(Read More)

Penn Commercial Esthetics Program

Hear 2018 graduate, Tracy Tush talk about her experience in the Penn Commercial Esthetics program. This 12-week diploma program provides students with training in skin care treatments, skin analysis, various types of facials, make-up applications and temporary hair removal. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology Esthetics licensing…(Read More)

esthetics program

It wasn’t in Christine Pickering’s plans to become a teacher. A licensed cosmetologist for 21 years who owned and operated a salon for more than 14 years, she also studied nursing and went back to school five years ago to get her esthetics license. Pickering’s esthetics instructor and college professor recognized her…(Read More)

CDL School Near me

Ben Crawford is in the driver’s seat at Penn Commercial. He’s lead instructor for the school’s recently launched CDL Training program, a six-week course that readies students to hit the road with a Class A commercial vehicle driver’s license. “I’ve been driving tractor-trailers since 1992,” Crawford says. He…(Read More)

Career advice pennsylvania penncommercial

Career Advice by Penn Commercial Searching for a job? Hear from our Director of Career Services on job searching advice and ace your next interview! Penn Commercial Business/Technical School in Washington, Pennsylvania, has been preparing students for in-demand careers for the past 85 years! Whether you’re just graduating from high school, changing…(Read More)

Trade schools, trade schools vs traditional college, why trade school over traditional college, trade programs

Why top students are choosing trade school over traditional college. Raelee Nicholson could have had her pick of prestigious four-year universities. The high school junior from just outside of Pittsburgh is a member of the National Honor Society, is earning A’s in her honors classes, and scored very highly on her college board…(Read More)