Welcome Reading Fightin Phils Fans!

  • Thanks for taking the time to learn more about BCTC, the best kept secret in Berks County. As we enter our 50th Anniversary year, we wanted to take a second to introduce ourselves to you. 

    BCTC offers amazing opportunities for high school-aged students and adults to learn skills that will take them into an in-demand career field or to college. 

Children and Teens:

  • If you go to one of 16 Berks County School Districts, you can apply to enroll at BCTC for a half a day specialized career-pathway classes in tenth through twelfth grade. From BCTC you go right into your career field or you can go to college or trade school. All of BCTC's programs have college advanced credits to get you started early with your college education.


  • BCTC’s Adult/Continuing Education programs offer educational opportunities for individuals seeking a new career, or for those wanting to upgrade their skills in a technical field or trade. BCTC provides adult students with several career training options to acquire the hands-on skills, knowledge and industry certifications needed to be successful in today’s competitive job market.

    Explore all the adult educational opportunities at BCTC by visiting the links below:

    Day School

    Evening Programs

    CDL Training

    For enrollment information or to schedule a private tour of BCTC, please call 610-743-7630.

    One of the most in-demand fields in Berks County right now, is Precision/Computerized Machining. If you've never heard of it, this is a great explanation: