Pennsylvania Trade & Vocational Schools

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So, you are beginning your search for a trade school in Pennsylvania! That is exciting news!

Whether you are looking to attend a school in a big city like Harrisburg, or in a smaller, more rural area there are definitely options. Our list of schools provides some of the most important information you may want to know before making a decision to enroll. From net price to total enrollment, you can find the best match for your needs. Our data is updated annually so you can be assured the information is as accurate as possible.

So, scroll through the list, see which ones sound like good possibilities and reach out to the school for more information.

No matter which choice you make, just know that attending trade school in the Keystone State is a great choice for a brighter future!

Pennsylvania Trade Schools

The vocational schools listed below are in alphabetical order and include programs from barber to welding and everything in between. No matter what career you are interested, there will be a vocational school just for you in Pennsylvania!

Our partner schools are those that we do receive a commission for, but they are amazing schools with lots of opportunities in all different vocations. Just click a button to reach out to any school to learn more about them.

Trade Schools By City In Pennsylvania

Are you looking for a vocational school in a specific city in Pennsylvania? Below are some of the cities that offer the most opportunities for those looking for a technical or trade school.


Partner Trade Schools Near You In Pennsylvania

Already have an idea of what kind of vocational training program you are looking for? Our partner schools are a great place to start!

Go ahead and select a program, enter your zip and find the schools that are closest to you in what is known as the Keystone State.

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Additional Vocational Schools In Pennsylvania

The  data below is from the Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) which is a great resources for finding trade schools all over the country.

The information shows some of the most important items you may consider when choosing a school. Much more information is provided on the IPEDS website if you want to dive deeper!

All-State Career School

Address: 50 West Powhattan Avenue, Essington, Pennsylvania 19029
Enrollment: 733
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 55%
Average Net Price: $16,127.00

APC Crane Training

Address: Various
Cost Range: $3,000-$6,000


APC Crane training offers classroom and field training in classrooms across the country in a variety of cities. They only offer training and certification for crane operators.

Automotive Training Center-Exton

Address: 114 Pickering Way, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341-1310
Enrollment: 378
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 66%
Average Net Price: $12,838.00
Programs: /

Automotive Training Center-Warminster

Address: 900 Johnsville Blvd, Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974
Enrollment: 284
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 50%
Average Net Price: $13,480.00
Programs: / /

Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Enrollment: 529
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 45%
Average Net Price: $23,291.00


Aviation Institute of Maintenance has several locations across the country. Their aviation programs include courses in aircraft power plant technology, airframe mechanics, industrial mechanics, and more.

School data for this listing is from the Irving, Texas location.

Berks Career & Technology Center

Address: 1057 County Road, Leesport, Pennsylvania 19533-9112
Enrollment: 51
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 84%
Average Net Price: $18,798.00

Central Pennsylvania Diesel Institute

Address: 1718 Old Trail Road, Liverpool, Pennsylvania 17045-9201
Enrollment: 17
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 93%
Average Net Price: $22,872.00

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology

Address: 540 N Harrison Rd, Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania 16823
Enrollment: 168
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 82%
Average Net Price: $6,966.00

Fortis College

Enrollment: 301
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 56%
Average Net Price: $19,417.00


Fortis offers programs in several states across the country. Each location may differ in the programs they offer so be sure to check the school location and see what programs they offer.

School details shown here are for Mobile, Alabama.

International Union of Operating Engineers


With over 1,000 instructors and many locations throughout the United States and Canada, IUOE is a great choice for learning how to handle heavy duty equipment. Each location offers different types of opportunities for training and apprenticeships. Classroom instruction, simulators, and working onsite with an experienced journeyman are all parts of the training you will receive.

Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

Address: 833 Metro Dr, Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042
Enrollment: 111
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 68%
Average Net Price: $22,757.00

Lincoln Technical Institute

Housing: No
Average Net Price: $31,847.00


Lincoln Technical Institute has campuses across the United States. Each location offers different programs, so be sure to check the location to make sure the program is available at the location you are interested in.

New Castle School of Trades

Address: 4117 Pulaksi Road, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101
Enrollment: 667
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 78%
Average Net Price: $9,284.00

Orleans Technical College

Address: 2770 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-1014
Enrollment: 215
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 79%
Average Net Price: $23,897.00
Programs: / / /

Pennco Tech-Bristol

Address: 3815 Otter St, Bristol, Pennsylvania 19007
Enrollment: 566
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 75%
Average Net Price: $19,285.00

Pennsylvania Gunsmith School

Address: 812 Ohio River Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15202-2637
Enrollment: 61
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 88%
Average Net Price: $27,546.00

Performance Training Solutions


Performance Training Solutions has several locations where students can receive heavy equipment training. In just a few weeks you can be ready to work as an entry-level skid steer, wheel loader, or backhoe operator. Classes are taught by NCCER craft instructors or master trainers.

Philadelphia Technician Training

Address: 7446 D Ogontz Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19138-1324
Enrollment: 675
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 61%
Average Net Price: $20,024.00

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Address: 5 Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania 15122
Enrollment: 609
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 67%
Average Net Price: $25,250.00

Precision Manufacturing Institute

Address: 764 Bessemer Street Suite 105, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335
Enrollment: 25
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 95%
Average Net Price: $18,530.00
Programs: /

Rosedale Technical College

Address: 215 Beecham Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15205-9791
Enrollment: 484
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 85%
Average Net Price: $17,711.00

Sage Truck Driving School

Address: 4242 Carlisle Pike Suite 177, Camp Hill, PA 17011
Housing: No
Average Net Price: $5,000

Schuylkill Technology Center

Address: 101 Technology Dr, Frackville, Pennsylvania 17931
Enrollment: 58
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 85%
Average Net Price: $7,454.00

Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center

Address: 2380 Elk Lake School Road, Springville, Pennsylvania 18844
Enrollment: 34
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 98%
Average Net Price: $5,073.00

Universal Technical Institute

Enrollment: 1341
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 49%
Average Net Price: $23,474.00


Universal Technical Institute has several locations across the United States. Each location offers programs in different trade skills which include automotive, welding, motorcycle, and even Nascar! Visit their main website to find the location and program that is right for you!

School data shown on this listing is for the Southern California location.

Welder Training and Testing Institute

Address: 729 E. Highland Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18109-3253
Enrollment: 58
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 92%
Average Net Price: $17,174.00

Williamson College of the Trades

Address: 106 South New Middletown Road, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-5299
Enrollment: 243
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 61%
Average Net Price: $12,241.00

York County School of Technology-Adult & Continuing Education

Address: 2179 S Queen St, York, Pennsylvania 17402-4696
Enrollment: 223
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 87%
Average Net Price: $10,684.00

YTI Career Institute-York

Address: 1405 Williams Road, York, Pennsylvania 17402
Enrollment: 446
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 53%
Average Net Price: $11,593.00