Program Start Dates


Culinary Arts 9/15/2015


Chemical Laboratory Technician 10/06/2015


Medical Coder 10/13/2015


Medical Claims Processor 10/20/2015


eMA: Electronic Record Medical Assistant  11/17/2015


Horticulture Technology 1/26/2016


Pharmacy Technician 2/02/2016



2016 Commencement

Saturday, April 9th, 2016



  • Graduation
    Graduates share a contemplative moment before their processional.
  • Culinary
    Students learn preparation techniques in a working kitchen in the culinary arts major.
  • Horticulture Technology
    A horticulture technology student examines the root structure of a rose bush.
  • Chemical
    A student enjoys her externship for the chemical laboratory technician major.
  • Training
    Enjoy the benefits of more personalized instruction at BTC.
  • 2012 ACCSC School of Excellence
  • Pharmacy
    BTC has a prescription for your success in the pharmacy technician major.

Are you ready to change your life?

Do you want a new direction—or a second chance?

Do you desire a better future for yourself? Are you willing to commit to the goal of a satisfying career? If you are interested in building the skills you need for more than "just a job," Bidwell Training Center will provide a challenging, career-oriented education.

Prospective Students

You are invited to attend one of our information sessions held every Monday and Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. BTC’s admissions office is ready to answer any questions.
Call 1-800-516-1800 Ext. 150

What can you study at Bidwell Training Center?

BTC offers majors created through strong partnerships with leading Pittsburgh corporations, agencies and organizations. Several of these majors include externships with area companies, enabling you to gain practical on-the-job experience plus valuable professional contacts and references.

What degree or diploma can you earn?

What are BTC’s completion and placement rates?

For BTC's disclosure of completion and placement rates for 2014, click here.

For BTC's disclosure of average completion and placement rates for 2014, click here.

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