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Orleans Technical College – Building Trades


Orleans Technical College offers job training programs to assist people throughout the Greater Philadelphia area in obtaining the career skills they need to begin employment in a variety of building trades industries.

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  • Hands-on career training and career preparation for entry-level positions in: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating; Plumbing and Heating; Building Maintenance; Residential and Commercial Electricity; and Carpentry
  • Full-time day classes and part-time evening classes
  • Job placement assistance
  • Training in use of equipment, machines, and technology
  • Personal support including advising, tutoring, and referrals to appropriate resources for assistance with barriers to completion
  • Résumé and job interview preparation
  • Continuing job search service as a resource to help graduates with job replacement and advancement as needed
  • Customized training for businesses


Must have a high school diploma or GED and meet minimum score requirements on admissions assessment tests in reading and math.


Tuition/book, consumable supply, and equipment fees Financial aid available for those who qualify; Orleans is approved for veterans’ education benefits; contact the school for more information


2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Admissions Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
9 am – 7 pm

Wednesday, Friday
9 am – 5 pm

9 am – 1 pm


TEL: 215.728.4700

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