Career and Advanced Technology Center

Building a Better and Brighter Future for Philadelphia

Creating a space where our city’s diverse communities are all welcome to take part in creating solutions together is where our vision for the Career and Advanced Technology Center begins. We are bringing career training and community building to the forefront of our neighborhoods through state-of-the-art facilities, support for local entrepreneurship, and hands-on learning experiences for fields that are in demand.

The programs at the Career and Advanced Technology Center focus on career readiness and creating a thriving workforce in our city’s transportation, manufacturing and health care fields. The Career and Advanced Technology Center delivers state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, along with spaces and technology that are open for public use.

Block Party at the CATC!

All our welcome to join us for a block party to celebrate the first year of the Career and Advanced Technology Center on September 28, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check out our facilities as we recognize one year of providing career training and degree program opportunities in health care, advanced manufacturing and transportation technologies.

There’s something for everyone: Food from local businesses; tours of the Center to see our cutting-edge classrooms, labs and automotive training facilities; games and activities; and giveaways. We hope to see you there!

Level 3 Seating with Skyline
Auto Program Area
Career Programs
Automotive Technology
Today’s cars are run by computers, and automotive technology is the new high-tech career path. See how you can enter or up your skills in this high-tech, high-paying field.
Advanced Manufacturing invents, creates and repairs the products that we use daily. As new technologies continue to emerge, the industry is creating more jobs than there are skilled workers to fill them, and we’re here to provide you with the technical skills training that will prepare you for a career in advanced manufacturing. Our programs are taught by industry professionals designed to enable you to enter this high paying industry sector.
Health Care
More than 40% of Greater Philadelphia’s jobs are supported by eds and meds, making education and health attractive career paths. Get your foot in the door of the thriving health care industry with these entry-level training programs.
Innovation Hub
Innovation Hub
Community workspace labs will feature 3-D printing and other state-of-the-art tools, and the community room and patio will be open for community use. Power Up Your Business will utilize the space to offer tools to further innovation for local entrepreneurs. The Jr. STEM Academy's iSTEM program also operates within the Innovation Hub, offering innovative STEM outreach programs for middle and high school students including one-day, hands-on STEM exposure events, after-school programs, and summer camps. 

Career and Advanced Technology Center Naming Opportunities

We invite you to explore this unique opportunity to lend your name or the name of a loved one to this space. When you make a gift to name a part of the Career and Advanced Technology Center, you become a part of the transformation.

Learn more about our naming opportunities.

Location and Parking

4750 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139


Parking is available on the 4700 block of Ludlow Street, immediately behind the West Regional Center. Ludlow Street can be accessed from 48th street, between Market and Chestnut streets.