Latest Blog Posts

Our Automotive Program and How to Change Your Own Oil

Nov 21 2016

Rosedale Technical College offers an Automotive Technology program. If you love to change your own oil and perform other basic car maintenance tasks, or you have always loved cars and other vehicles, you may find a rewarding career in automotive technology. See below for a helpful how-to infographic and more information on our program! What…

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HVAC – Who, What, When and WHY

Sep 14 2016

What exactly is HVAC and why is it important? Let’s talk about exactly what HVAC does. Most people know enough about it to know that it stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. But what does that mean? o   HVAC is the technology of indoor environmental comfort. Its goal is to provide thermal comfort and…

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Rosedale Tech a Sponsor of 2016 Friday Night Rivals in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg

Aug 17 2016

The 2016 high school football season is close to kicking off and Rosedale Technical College is once again proud to be a sponsor of the Friday Night Rivals series in the Pittsburgh and Harrisburg markets. Rosedale Tech will be the halftime sponsor in the Pittsburgh market and the first-down sponsor in the Harrisburg market. Friday…

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Bring-a-Friend Days at Rosedale Tech

Jul 25 2016

At Rosedale Tech, we believe that potential students should have the opportunity to not only tour our facilities, but also experience hands-on what a typical day will be like for them in our automotive, collision repair, diesel, electrical, HVAC, industrial technician, and welding programs. This service is what we call shadow days, which allow for…

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IDEAL Nationals Electrical Competitions at Rosedale Tech

Jun 28 2016

As part of their centennial celebration, IDEAL Industries, a global, diversified family business designing and manufacturing superior products and tools for professional tradesmen in the electrical, wire processing, data communications, aerospace, automotive and construction industries, has announced it’s first-ever IDEAL National Championship event.  The three-round competition is open to professionals, students and apprentices in the…

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Rosedale Technical College’s Spring Career Fairs Show Demand for Skilled Technicians

Apr 06 2016

Rosedale Technical College hosts careers fairs twice a year at its growing Pittsburgh campus.  This spring, Rosedale Tech welcomed a total of 88 employers looking to hire trained technicians in automotive, collision repair, diesel, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), industrial technician, truck driving and welding.

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Rosedale Gains Media Attention as Women’s Interests Increase in the Trades

Mar 18 2016

Women’s Interests Increase in the Trades This week, Rosedale Technical College and several students and staff members were featured in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article as well as a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article that explored the increase of female students in trade schools. While positions such as auto and diesel mechanics, electrical technology technicians, or HVAC and welding…

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Rosedale Technical College Host of SkillsUSA District 8 Regional Competition

Feb 29 2016

Rosedale Technical College recently hosted 48 high school students from career training centers in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area for this year’s SkillsUSA District 8 Regional Competition. SkillsUSA is a national organization that partners with over 300,000 students, teachers and industry workers annually to serve as an advocate for specialized career training to ensure America…

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Rosedale Technical College at Pittsburgh’s World of Wheels Show

Jan 29 2016

Rosedale Technical College recently attended the 53rd Annual World of Wheels show in Pittsburgh, PA.  During the three-day event, guests from Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia had the opportunity to view some of America’s finest hot rods, customs, trucks and motorcycles. Guests in attendance at World of Wheels stopped by Rosedale Technical College’s…

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Job-Ready Skills Needed for 21st Century Industries

Jan 25 2016

Do you Have the Job-Ready Skills? Vocational training gets a lot of attention in high schools, but not enough people know that training for trade jobs goes far beyond that. The trades offer a stable career path for well-paying manufacturing jobs around the country.

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