Career and Tech Center)
All BCTC applications are due to the
counseling office by
Friday, December 1, 2017
The Berks Career and Technology Center (BCTC) offers over thirty programs in different career areas to students. Two campuses serve students in Berks County. The East campus is located in Oley and the West campus is located in Leesport. Travel time and instruction at BCTC comprise three periods per day in the Tulpehocken schedule. Students will take required academic courses at their high school while attending the BCTC for their technical program. Programs are designed to be three years in length beginning in 10th grade; however, 11th
and 12th grade students may also enroll and finish their certificate
after graduating from Tulpehocken.
are equipped with computers, industrial machinery, and other state-of-the-art
equipment providing hands-on training for students in addition to the academic
component of each course of study. All curriculum is competency based, allowing
students to proceed at a rate that is best for them and tailored to meet their
own career objectives. Although Tulpehocken covers tuition to BCTC, students
are still responsible of purchasing uniforms, books/workbooks, tools and
personal protective equipment as well as certification testing fees.
Obtain the application booklet from the Counseling Office
Complete the application and return it to the Counseling Office prior to the
deadline for program consideration
This year’s application is due to the counseling office by
December 1, 2017.
Please note that since there are a limited number of openings per program each year students must turn in their application to
the counseling office by the deadline. If a student is interested in a program
but turns in their application after the deadline, the student may be
waitlisted until a spot in their desired program opens up.