Adult Education

  • The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) is proud to offer innovative Adult Education programs at its three Technical College High School (TCHS) Campuses. Adults looking to earn industry certifications, licenses or general training in high-priority occupations are invited to explore the opportunities that abound at their local TCHS Campus: the Brandywine Campus in Downingtown, the Pickering Campus in Phoenixville and the Pennock's Bridge Campus in West Grove.

    The Practical Nursing Program prepares post-secondary students to pass the licensing exam and enter the nursing profession as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Full-time and part-time programs are available at the Brandywine.

  • IT Security Analyst (available at CCIU – Boot Road Campus)

  • Commercial Driver’s License (available at Pickering Campus)

  • Heavy Civil Technology (available at Pennock’s Bridge Campus)

  • HVAC (available at Brandywine Campus)

  • Welding (available at Pickering and Pennock’s Bridge Campuses)

  • The benefits of CCIU courses include:

    • Learning from industry experts to gain the skills necessary to obtain a job and thrive in a new career
    • Affordable
    • Flexible scheduling
    • Networking opportunities with the CCIU’s many business and industry partners

Additional Intergenerational TCHS Programs

  • Work in our state-of-the-art classrooms and with our industry experts to earn the required hours to pass the Pennsylvania State Board of Barbering examination and/or the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology exam.

    Programs available:

    Barbering (Brandywine campus)

    Cosmetology (Brandywine, Pennock's Bridge and Pickering campuses)

    Tuition: $13 per hour

  • Other certification opportunities are available in our intergenerational TCHS programs. Email for more information.

    If you are interested in customized training for your business, please contact

Contact us:

  • 484-237-5106