Forbes Road Career & Technology Center

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Basic Information

Address: 607 Beatty Road, Monroeville, PA 15146
Phone Number: 412-373-8100
Fax Number: 412-373-6856
Principal: Mr. Edward J. McMullen
School Type: Career & Technical

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Forbes Road Career & Technology Center
Forbes Road Career & Technology Center
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Additional Information

School Setting:

FRCTC is conveniently located off of the Monroeville exit from the PA Turnpike and Route 22. The campus consists of two buildings that sit on 52 acres of property cared for by our Landscape Design students who are overseen by their instructor and our Grounds & Maintenance Coordinator.

School Size: 700+ of High School & Adult Students
Student/Teacher Ratio: For Adults only 5:1
Degrees Offered:

Training Programs Include:
Administrative Careers, Advanced Manufacturing, Advertising Design, Automotive Technology, Building Construction Technology, Collision Repair Technology, Comprehensive Natural Gas, Computer Networking & Security, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Diesel Technology, Early Childhood Education, Electrical Technology, Emergency Response Services, Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Landscape Design, Manicuring, Multimedia Design, National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) Apprenticeship, Natural Gas Fundamentals, Truck Driving/CDL, and Warehouse Management

Certificate Courses Include:
Emissions Inspection, Emissions Re-Certification, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Certification, Forklift Operator, OSHA-10 General Industry, PEC Basic Orientation (Safety Awareness), ServSafe Certification, and State Safety Certification

Personal Enrichment Courses Include:
Auto Body Repair, Automotive Mechanics, Computer Employability Skills, CNC Machining, Cosmetology Board Preparation, Material Handling for Equipment, Math for Union Trades & Employment Exams, and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

Online Adult Courses Include:
Accounting & Finance, Alternative Medicine, Business Communication, Skills, & Software, Children, Parents, & Family, College Readiness, Computer Applications, Fundamentals, & Programming, Health Care & Medical, Languages, Management & Leadership, Networking & Communications, Nonprofit, and Writing

Career Training Includes:
Administrative Medical Specialist, Advanced Personal Trainer, Paralegal, and MANY MORE!

Computer Capabilities:

Microsoft Office friendly with two 'Resource Rooms' and Wi-Fi throughout the campus

Mission Statement:

The mission of Forbes Road Career and Technology Center is to provide a quality educational program that enables all individuals to achieve their fullest potential in the pursuit of high skill employment and advanced education. Each student shall be equipped with the technical, academic, human relation and life-long learning skills necessary to adapt in a changing economy and to compete in the global marketplace.

School History:

Our school was founded in 1959 to provide quality career and technical education to high school students and adults in our area. For over five decades, our mission of providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in their chosen career remains the same.