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Parents Testimonials

Why Involved Parents Choose Pennco Tech in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

For parents involved in the success of their child, it’s essential for their student to pursue the right path after graduating high school or earning a GED. That’s why Pennco Tech, a premier trade school with campuses in Blackwood, New Jersey, and Bristol, Pennsylvania, is standing by with the information parents need for their child’s post-secondary education and future.

Why Choose Pennco Tech?

Not all students are meant to attend a traditional college or university. Whether they learn better in a hands-on environment or don’t see themselves fitting into a specific major, these students should be encouraged to consider trade school programs like those offered at Pennco Tech. Involved parents can find comfort in the fact that parents of students on our campuses are nothing but proud of their child’s decision to attend Pennco Tech. But don’t just take our word for it. We talked to Lewis Tharpe, parent of recent graduate Chris Tharpe, who had this to say about his child’s experience in our Electrician program:

“As a parent, it was an honor to see my son come through this program, graduate, and do very well. Before, there was such a push to send people to college, and every young person isn’t college-oriented. Some young people have more of a hands-on acumen and learn better doing things in trades. My son talked to me oftentimes about the instructors and how they helped him with any types of struggles he had. Pennco Tech is a wonderful opportunity for any young person who wants to make a great life and career. It’s a family-oriented environment, and your child will do well here. The beautiful thing about it is that my son is an instructor now – it makes me very proud. This is definitely a school that will get behind your child and help them all the way through. Even after you graduate, the career services department will help you find a job, no matter what state you’re in. With Pennco Tech, you’re Pennco for life.”

There are several benefits to choosing trade school at Pennco Tech, including:

  • Multiple career training programs in healthcare, automotive technology, and other in-demand trades
  • Flexible schedules with daytime and evening classes
  • Lower tuition than a traditional university
  • Less time needed to complete the program
  • Lifetime career assistance services, including resume, cover letter, and interview workshops, job fairs, and networking events

Proud parents hugging their high school-aged child.Plus, our students will always be Pennco For Life.  At Pennco Tech, we stay with you for life. If you’re alumni from Pennco Tech, you are eligible to come back and refresh your skills in a course you’ve already taken.  And best of all— there’s no cost involved.

Helping Your Child Find the Right Fit

At Pennco Tech, we invite parents to learn more about our trade school programs and discover why a vocational program could be the optimal path for their child. Our programs teach students the specific skills sought by today’s employers in a number of high-demand fields, and they include the following:



Other Trades

What’s more, Pennco Tech is one of the few trade schools deemed an official Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Authorized Outreach Training Program, offering OSHA 10 & 30 certification courses. For more information about your child’s future at Pennco Tech in New Jersey or Pennsylvania, read our student success stories or contact us today.

‘I got it!!!!!I got it!’, Anthony said as he raced into the Career Services Office. He was talking about his new job. Hired by a former graduate of Pennco Tech, Anthony will begin his new career with a two-day OSHA training course.

Anthony Z. - Air Conditioning/Heating Graduate

I enjoyed all my teachers. They made it interesting and challenging. I enjoyed going back to school at the age of 48! Career Services was a big help to me. Danielle was great. She helped me with my resume and showed me how to apply. I got the job with Dietz and Watson! Pennco Tech was the right choice for me as I get ready to start my career.

Mark E. - Electrician Graduate

I just wanted to say thank you again for all your help…I just got a full time job at Kennedy Healthcare in Stratford, NJ as a Patient Services Representative. Thank you again.

Maria Z. - Medical Assisting Administrative Graduate