Institution Name: Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology

Point of Contact: Guy Woodard, Instructor, Emerging Energy and Infrastructure
                             Todd Taylor, Director of Adult and Post-Secondary Education
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Brief Description of Institution:  The Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology (CPI) is an educational institution dedicated to enhancing today's workforce. Conveniently located on 32 scenic acres in the heart of beautiful Nittany Valley, CPI is adjacent to exit 80 (Harrison Road) of the I-99 extension near Pleasant Gap, PA. Over 1,300 adult learners annually receive training to upgrade their current skills or learn new skills. Additionally, CPI meets the career and technical needs needs of high school students in the Bald Eagle Area, Bellefonte Area, Penns Valley Area, and State College School Districts.

By combining academics with technical training and industry recognized certifications, CPI prepares students for rapid employment and long-term career success.


Manufacturing Programs Offered:

Program Course Certification(s) Delivered  Credit/Non-Credit
Welding Technology Structural Welding American Welding Society, D 1.1, D1.5, D1.6, D1.14, D17.1 Multiple Processes Credit*
Advanced Manufacturing Technology Advanced Manufacturing Technoician Packaging Machinery Manufacturing Institute (PMMI) Mechantronic Certifications: Industrial Electricity I, Industrial Electricity II, Programmable Logic Controllers I Credit*
Precision Machining Precision Machine Technology National Institute of Metalworking Skills: Multiple Certifications Credit*
*Please note that credit hours are translated from clock hours.

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