Technical Training

The websites listed below are direct links to schools and organizations which train students for specific trades.  Whether you are interested in becoming an electrician, carpenter, plumber, auto mechanic or hairdresser, you will need trade specific training for the applicable licenses needed.  For information regarding any trade, look in the Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for a wealth of information including: job prospects, definitions and the training necessary for each trade.

American Supply Association

Automotive Training Center

Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Carpenters Apprentice School of Philadelphia and Vicinity

Community College of Philadelphia

Cosmotology Schools


Job Corps

Lehigh Career and Technical Institute

Lincoln Technical Institute

Orleans Technical College

Pennco Tech

Penn Foster Workforce Development

Philadelphia Area Electricians Union

Sprinkler industry Joint Apprentice Committee

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

The Williamson College of the Trades