• The new demands for a skilled workforce in response to the Marcellus Shale/Gas Industry means opportunity for those with skills. As an established provider of Workforce Training in Southwestern Pennsylvania, the Central Westmoreland Career & Technology Center has a number of training programs that can lead to employment within the Marcellus Shale/Gas Industry. These programs include the following:

    (click on the job title to link to the corresponding CWCTC program)

    WELDING

    ELECTRICIAN

    MECHANIC

    ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN


    In addition to job opportunities directly in the Marcellus Shale/Gas Industry, other employment sectors are experiencing growth due to the Natural Gas boom in Pennsylvania. These include the Manufacturing sector, the Hospitality Industry, Construction, and "Supply Chain" industries. CWCTC has programs related to these sectors as well, which include the following:

    (click on the job title to link to the corresponding CWCTC program)
     
    MANUFACTURING

    HOSPITALITY

    CONSTRUCTION

    SUPPLY CHAIN


    In reality, a lift to the economy in Southwestern Pennsylvania related to the Marcellus Shale/Gas Industry has already begun. In good economic times, all sectors of employment are in need of qualified skilled workers. CWCTC will continue to build this workforce and provide high school aged children with educational experiences that lead to post secondary success. Feel free to browse all of the 23 Career & Technical Education programs on this website and consider the future of your child.