The New Castle School of Trades | A Dedication to Excellence
New Castle School of Trades has more than 70 years of experience training skilled technicians, allowing us to develop and refine our instruction methods over decades while keeping our sights set firmly on the future.
We know that when you’re looking for trade schools in the Pennsylvania and Ohio area you want to find a knowledgeable institution with the most up-to-date and sophisticated equipment available. NCST has all of that and more.
Welcome to the New Castle School of Trades. We’re ready to start you on an exciting new path!
Whether you’re just beginning to learn about the trade school experience or you know precisely what you’re looking for out of an Ohio/Pennsylvania trade school, our comprehensive NCST website will help guide you to where you need to be.
You have your options when it comes to technical schools in the Ohio and Pennsylvania area, but we’re confident that our extensive catalog of courses and expert instructors will meet all of your needs.
Select from these great programs:
Automotive Technology – Our program uses only the most up-to-date and industry-standard equipment in our courses. In just 60 weeks, you’ll be ready for a thriving career field.
Building Technology – The graduates of this program go on to work in commercial and residential construction and contracting. A great fit for those seeking a managerial position.
Combination Welding – Experienced welding instructors teach our students how to utilize electric arc welders, gas metal arc welders, oxy fuel cutters and hydraulic shears among many other vital tools.
Industrial Maintenance – Students entering this field will regularly work with boilers, electrical systems, electric motors, PLC’s, precision measuring tools, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
Commercial Truck Driving – As a licensed truck driver, you’ll have access to positions like tractor trailer driver, delivery truck driver and dump truck operator. Best yet, we’ll get you on the road in only a few weeks.
Construction Trades – By completing this program you’ll receive a strong background in roofing, masonry, home inspection, drywall and carpentry, among other skilled trades.
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Repair Technology – In this program, you’ll be working with only the most sophisticated repair equipment, including electronic circuit testing tools and meters, diagnostic computer scanners, and engine and fuel injection testing equipment.
Electrical Technology – A thriving career as an electrician is within your grasp with this thorough program. Our instructors will give you the know-how to work with oscilloscopes, motor control equipment, digital power supplies and conduit benders, as well as many other fundamental tools.
Heavy Equipment Operations – Our nine-month curriculum will set you on the path to working with vital construction equipment like bulldozers, backhoes, telehandlers and excavators.
Machinist Technology – Your CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machining training will allow you to work with metals, plastics and other important industrial materials, and our instructors will cover topics like milling and lathe operations, turning center basics and offsets.
Motorcycle & Power Equipment Technology – Our comprehensive courses will give you the knowledge to repair and maintain motorcycles, ATVs, motorboats, lawn mowers, riding tractors, snowmobiles and chainsaws.
Refrigeration/AC Technology – This program immerses our students in an electrical background for refrigeration and heating and cooling technologies. Upon graduation, you will be qualified to work with walk-in and commercial coolers and freezers, heat pumps, central A/C units and furnaces, among many other possibilities.
Industrial Maintenance With Wind & Solar Technology – This program, focusing on alternative energy systems, allows students to get a step ahead in an exciting and emerging field. Students will be well versed in plumbing, electrical systems, industrial mechanics, and heating and cooling systems in commercial and industrial settings.
Separating Ourselves From Other Technical Schools in PA and Ohio
For the last 70 years, New Castle School of Trades has been helping Pennsylvania and Ohio residents just like you get the training and hands-on expertise they need to prepare for an exciting new career in a booming field.
We know what employers are looking for and what they value in an employee. NCST will not only help you meet those needs, but we will provide you with the necessary job placement assistance that makes finding a new job easier.
As an experienced trade school in Pennsylvania, we’ve helped thousands of people find new careers. Let us help you today!
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Employers know that any potential new hire from NCST has been trained well and fully prepared to begin working. Many people ask me where I was trained and I proudly tell them, New Castle School of Trades
Melanie Bellotta Heavy Equipment Operations Graduate