- Beaver County Career & Technology Center – The Beaver County CTC provides an opportunity to all students grades 10-12 who are currently enrolled in the 14 participating Beaver County school districts. At present the Beaver County CTC offers the following programs: Automotive, Technology, Business Information Systems, Carpentry, Collision Repair, Commercial Arts, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Graphic Arts, Greenhouse, Health Occupations, HVAC-R, Logistics Materials Management, Machine Tool Technology, Masonry, Plumbing, Vet Assistant, Welding.
- Students who attend the Beaver County CTC will be awarded credits per their home school and may be eligible for articulated post-secondary credits at participating institutions as well as the local community college. Students who attend the Beaver County CTC are also able to earn industry certifications in their program as well as opportunities to work in their selected occupational field through the Cooperative Education Program. Students at the Beaver County CTC will also have the opportunity to partner with Business and Industry through field trips, Career Fairs, and Job Shadowing.
Post-High School Graduation Opportunities:
Ardex Americas – Career information.
Bayer Corporation – Information on Scholarships, Fellowships and Internships.
- Builders Guild
- The Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania is a unique partnership of building trade unions and contractor associations that work together to provide the best value in construction services. Incorporated in 1999, this non-profit organization today represents more than 40,000 building trade workers and over 400 individual contractors. To pursue a career in the building trades, interested individuals may either apply through an apprenticeship program or meet special qualifications if they are currently a practicing journeyman.
- Applicants must:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Have a high school diploma or GED
- Possess a valid Pennsylvania drivers license
- Have suitable transportation
- Be drug free
Training is free and apprentices earn wages throughout the program. Like journeymen, apprentices also receive health care and other benefits.
For more information about specific programs refer to the Apprenticeship Contacts section of this website or contact the Builders Guild to obtain a brochure click here.
c3controls – Career information
Dept of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy – Clean Energy Jobs and Career Planning.
Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities – Offers continuing education credits in alternative fueling courses in the transportation sector (mechanical) as well as first responder.
Shale Training & Education Center – (ShaleTEC) is a collaboration between Pennsylvania College of Technology and Penn State Extension established to serve as the central resource for workforce development and education needs of the community and the oil and natural gas industry.