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Skilled Trades Programs

Get a Career-Ready Skilled Trades Education with Berks

Looking for a job that lets you work with your hands or use your skills? Our skilled trades programs teach you the skills to pursue a career that isn’t behind a desk. Berks offers a flexible and affordable approach to allow you to get your career-ready education quickly.

CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer

Skilled Trades

Hit the road with a career in trucking with BTI’s CDL Training: Class A Tractor-Trailer program. Learn defensive driving techniques, maintenance and laws. This program helps get you ready for a career as a professional driver.
*This program is not eligible for Title IV Funding.

160 hours

1 - 2 months
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Skilled Trades

All residential and commercial buildings have electricity that needs to be serviced and maintained. A career in Electrical means you get to help people by ensuring the places they visit are serviced.

50 Credit Diploma Program
10 months
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HVAC & Basic Refrigeration

Skilled Trades

Almost all buildings have heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems in place. A career in HVAC and Basic Refrigeration means you get to help people by ensuring the places they visit are comfortable.

50 Credit Diploma Program
10 months
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Take the First Step Toward Your Next Career

Earn a diploma for the future you want. If you are ready to take the next step on your new journey in vocational or skills-based education, Berks Technical Institute is ready to help.
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Ready to take the next step? Our admissions representatives can help you set your education goals and walk you through the application process so you can get started on your Berks education.
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Financial Aid

Paying for your education can be easy with financial aid.* Our financial services officers help you understand federal aid applications and answer questions you have about your tuition.
*Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
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Career Services

Berks is here to support you when it comes time to enter the job market. Get advice on your resume, interview training and more with our career services team.