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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)

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)

Welding Programs

Zach Dean grew up on a farm. In addition to doing the usual farm chores a boy of 10 would do, Dean learned to weld. That was the beginning of what would be a fulfilling – and profitable – career. “We were always welding stuff there on the farm,” Dean, an instructor in Penn Commercial’s…(Read More)

Career Services

Helping You Build Your Future! Thousands of students have graduated from Penn Commercial Business/Technical School over the past 85 years and have gone on to enjoy success in their field of choice. Our dedicated Career Services Department is committed to helping our graduates accomplish their professional goals. Hear from Director of Career Services Ashley…(Read More)

Esthetics Program

“In the esthetics program we get to have a one on one small classroom size, we get to do facials, waxing, the mircoderm., it is a lot of hands on and I really liked that!” Learn more about esthetics graduate Chris Rodgers! This 12-week diploma program provides students with training in the area of…(Read More)