Rosedale Technical College logoOVERVIEW

Rosedale Technical College is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit higher education institution located in Kennedy Township, PA. Rosedale Tech offers training for eight high-demand skilled labor industries, such as automotive, collision repair, construction electricity, diesel, HVAC, industrial electricity, truck driving, and welding. The college was recently ranked 11th on Forbes’ list of Top 25 two-year trade schools in the nation based on post-graduate success, affordability, graduation completion rates, and overall student experience. Since 2012, Rosedale Tech has been recognized as a Military Friendly® school by VIQTORY and was ranked seventh on the top 10 list for the 2023-2024 school year. For more information, visit


Automotive/Collision Repair/Diesel
Identified as our “transportation programs”, each of these programs provides students the knowledge and lab experience that prepares them for entry-level careers in their respective industries. An Associate in Specialized Technology (AST) degree can be earned upon graduation. Evening diploma programs are also available in Automotive and Diesel for individuals that may need flexible scheduling.

The HVAC Technology Program prepares individuals, through classroom and lab experience, with the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level employment as an HVAC Technician in a growing industry that includes residential and light commercial work. Some of our graduates of this program have even gone on to start their own businesses. An Associate in Specialized Technology (AST) degree can be earned upon graduation. An evening HVAC Technician diploma program is also available for individuals that may need flexible scheduling.

Truck Driving
The commercial truck driving program can be completed in 10 weeks and is designed to develop the skills and knowledge base to qualify students for entry-level positions as drivers of over-the-road or local driving vehicles, through in-depth classroom training, coupled with preventative maintenance, range, and road skills. A diploma is awarded upon graduation. Rosedale Tech is an Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) certified facility.

Rosedale Tech’s Welding Technician Programs are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the welding and fabrication fields. Students will be trained in various applications and techniques based on API and AWS specifications. A diploma is awarded upon graduation. Daytime and evening programs are available and offer flexible scheduling opportunities. The daytime program can be completed in 8 months, while the evening program can be completed in 13 months.


The best way to learn more about our programs is to schedule a tour and meet with an admissions representative. This can be done by filling out a form on our website at or calling (412) 521-6200.