Your neighborhood All-State Career School Essington campus
Nursing, Medical & Dental Assisting, HVAC-R, Commercial Driving and Welding
Welcome to All-State Career School in Essington, PA, (convenient to Philadelphia, New Jersey and northern Delaware) where we're committed to providing quality career education in a variety of fields including healthcare, the skilled trades and commercial driving.
Regardless of your program interest, at All-State Career School you will find experienced and dedicated faculty who are committed to guiding students through comprehensive programs designed to prepare them for entry-level positions in their chosen field. Our educators work with local and national employers to design and deliver an education that can prepare our graduates with the knowledge and hands-on skills they need to meet the challenges of the working world.
Our practical nursing program (offered in conjunction with our partner institution Fortis School of Nursing) prepares students to pursue a career as a practical nurse. Nurses are absolutely essential to our healthcare system and our practical nursing education program helps students gain the knowledge and hands-on skills they need to pursue entry-level employment as a practical nurse. Through a balanced curriculum, students learn through traditional classroom instruction, small-group learning and simulated and real-world clinical experiences.
Medical assistants can be found working at physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Our medical assisting program’s caring faculty help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue entry-level employment as a medical assistant.
All-State Career School offers two different dental education programs, expanded functions dental assisting and dental hygiene. Both programs offer students opportunities to develop their hands-on skills in an on-site clinical environment. Supervised by credentialed faculty, students will gain real-world experience to prepare them for the working world. As dental practices continue to grow, opportunities for trained hygienists and dental assistants will also grow.
If you prefer training for a behind-the-scenes career in healthcare, All-State Career School offers a comprehensive program in Medical Billing and Coding. Medical Billing & Coding professionals can be found in all types of healthcare facilities as well as insurance companies and more.
If the skilled trades career field is your preference, All-State Career School offers both welding and HVAC technician training programs. Our experience instructors will guide you through a comprehensive program designed to prepare you for entry-level employment in welding or as an HVAC technician. Skilled welders are needed in a wide variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, high-tech and more. HVAC technicians are responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of complex environmental systems that can be found in virtually every commercial, industrial and residential building.
Truckers keep the world moving and you can begin training to become a commercial driver at All-State Career School. We offer several commercial driving programs each designed to prepare students to pursue entry-level employment and our admissions team can guide you to the program that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.
Local and national employers can be confident that our CDL graduates come prepared with the skills needed to make a positive impact on the job. So, if you have a yearning to drive a truck for a living, All-State Career School offers both quality CDL training and assistance in job placement for graduates with national, regional, and local trucking companies.
Regardless of which career training path you choose, All-State Career School faculty are committed to helping you find success. They take pride in guiding students through comprehensive programs preparing them to pursue rewarding and fulfilling careers. As a student at All-State Career School, the relationships you build with your fellow students and your instructors can last well into the future.
To learn more about the programs offered at All-State Career School's Essington Campus, use the links below.
Programs Offered at This Location
Expanded Functions Dental Assisting
As dental practices grow, more dental assistants will be needed. The link of oral health to general health will continue to grow demand for preventive dental services for patients. The Bureau of Labor statistics expects Dentists will continue to hire dental assistants to perform additional routine tasks and duties as dentists now devote more of their time to complex patient care procedures. (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm)
As technology progresses and our population grows, dentists will need to hire more hygienists to perform a wider variety of dental care. Dental hygienists rank among the fastest growing occupations nationally and job prospects are expected to be favorable in most areas.
Class A CDL Driving
If you want to train to become a commercial driver, then you should strongly consider the programs at lAll-State Career School. Our Class A CDL Preparatory Driving Training program is designed to teach you the skills you need to pursue a career as an over-the-road, regional or local commercial driver.
Class B CDL Driving
If you want to become a commercial driver but are interested in driving a bus or smaller truck, then you should consider the Class B program at All-State Career. Our Class B CDL Driver Training Program is designed to teach you the skills to pursue a career as a commercial driver driving large buses, straight trucks, box trucks or dump trucks.
Commercial Truck Driver Training
If you want to become a commercial driver, then look no further than All-State Career. Our Commercial Truck Driver Training program is designed to teach you the skills to pursue a career as an over-the-road, regional or local commercial driver.
Medical / Healthcare
Medical Billing and Coding Administrator
Medical Billing and Coding is a critical function in the healthcare industry today. With billing and coding skills, you can work in a medical office alongside doctors and staff. At All-State Career, we can educate you to help you get into your medical career sooner than you might think!
Our expanding healthcare system means that there are growing opportunities for skilled Medical Assistants. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to become an essential part of our healthcare system through the Medical Assisting program at All-State Career.
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
As today’s heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems become more complex, trained HVAC technicians are critical to maintaining healthy, comfortable environments in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
There are many exciting job opportunities in the skilled trades. If you are somebody who likes working with your hands and discovering practical solutions, then you will probably find the idea of working in the field to be far more exciting than sitting behind a desk all day. Our aging infrastructure will require welders, cutters, solderers and brazers to help rebuild highways, bridges and buildings. As older welders reach retirement, there will be demand for entry-level welders to replace them in the workforce.
With advancements in medicine and our aging population, there will be continuous need for nurses for years to come. At All-State Career, you can develop the personal, academic and clinical skills to care for patients of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural groups in a variety of clinical settings.
ALL-STATE CAREER SCHOOL - ESSINGTON ALLIED HEALTH CAMPUS, PA
All-State Career School in Essington, PA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges:
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC)
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
ACCSC is an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
All-State Career School in Essington, PA is licensed as a specialized degree and diploma granting institution by the:
State Board of Private Licensed Schools
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street, 12th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Main Information Number: (717) 783-8228
Fax (717) 772-3622
The Pennsylvania Board of Nursing has updated the Practical Nursing program approval status of Fortis School of Nursing at All-State Career in Essington, Pennsylvania from initial approval to provisional approval. This notice is pursuant to Section 21.162(b) of the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing regulations.
All-State Career School’s Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Program has been reviewed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry and the program meets the Board’s regulations for the training of EFDAs. Graduates of the Expanded Function Dental Assistant Program are eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board’s (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety (RHS), and the Infection Control Examination (ICE) Examinations.
Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone: (717) 783-7162
Fax: (717) 787-7769
Dental Hygiene Program
The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of accreditation with reporting requirements. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is www.ada.org/117.asp
INFECTIOUS DISEASES and BLOODBORNE
All-State Career School operates in compliance with OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29CRF 1010.1030). This standard is the facilities policy to protect students and healthcare employees from occupationally acquired exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. Implementation of various methods of exposure control include universal precautions, engineering and work practice controls, personal protective clothing and equipment , housekeeping, vaccinations, training, and documentation. Students understand and assume the risk involved in the clinical portion of Allied Health programs at the Institute, especially the risk of contracting Hepatitis B through human blood spills, Tuberculosis, HIV (AIDS) and other related infectious diseases while participating in the required clinical experiences. All students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene Program must submit current health form before being allowed participation in clinical assignments, failure to provide written proof of immunizations/titers or a signed waiver, will result in withdrawal from the clinical course, and may result in program dismissal.
The Fortis School of Nursing at All-State Career School Practical Nursing Education Program was granted initial approval by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing on June 6, 2018. All-State Career School is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. ACCSC is an accrediting agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education. All-State Career School is licensed by the State Board of Private Licensed Schools, Pennsylvania Department of Education as a specialized associate degree and diploma granting institution.
All-State Career School in Essington, PA is approved by The Federal Department of Education to participate in Title IV Funding Programs.
The Main Campus of All-State Career School located at 50 West Powhattan Avenue, Essington, Pennsylvania 19029 has a commercial driving range satellite location at 2501 Seaport Drive, Chester, PA 19013 and a welding lab satellite location at 1901 Kitty Hawk Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19112.
Consumer Information - Essington Campus
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CARES ACT OF 2020 HIGHER EDUCATION EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND (HEERF) ALLOCATION AND SUMMARY REPORTING DISCLOSURES
The US Department of Education Certification and Agreement directs each institution receiving Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to comply with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act and to post the following communication in accordance with requirements set forth by the Secretary of Education. The HEERF distribution reports are posted above. For further information on these funds, please visit: https://www.edaff.com/cares-act-information.php.
Licensure and Certification
The Dental Hygiene program meets the educational requirements to become a licensed Dental Hygienist in the state of Pennsylvania.
We have not made a determination for the following states*: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and WY.
Students graduating from the Dental Hygiene program are eligible to sit for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), the Juris Prudence written exam (Ethics), and a regional clinical examination.
To be eligible for employment as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in Pennsylvania, a graduate must successfully pass all applicable exams, both written and clinical, and satisfy all state licensing requirements.
*If you need additional information on state eligibility or transferability requirements for these states, please contact the Campus President or Dean of Education.
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program has been approved by and meets the educational requirements for becoming a licensed EMT in the state of Pennsylvania.
We have not made a determination for the following states*: AK, AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and WY.
Those who successfully graduate from the EMT program may be eligible to take the practical and cognitive portions of the National Registry of EMTs certification exam. Approval to take the examination is not automatic. Successfully passing both the practical and cognitive portions of the National Registry of EMTs certification exam is one of several requirements for licensure.
Requirements for licensure vary among states. In order to locate the licensure eligibility requirements of another state, please refer to the National Registry of EMTs website at https://www.nremt.org/Resources/State-EMS-offices
*If you need additional information on state eligibility or transferability requirements for these states, please contact the Campus President, Dean of Education or Program Director.
The Practical Nursing program has been approved by and meets the educational requirements for becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Pennsylvania.
We have not made a determination for the following states*: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY.
Those who successfully graduate from the Practical Nursing program may be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN ®. Approval to take the examination is not automatic. Successfully passing the NCLEX is one of several requirements for licensure.
Requirements for licensure vary among states. In order to locate the licensure eligibility requirements of another state, please refer to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) to find the contact information the Board of Nursing of that state. Click here to visit the NCSBN website.
*If you need additional information on state eligibility or transferability requirements for these states, please contact the Campus President or Dean of Nursing.
Graduation does not guarantee eligibility to sit for licensure, certification, or registry exams. Please understand that licensure and certification eligibility can be affected by unlawful events that take place after acceptance into a program. As part of the licensure, certification, and registration application process, arrest and court records of final adjudication for any offense other than a minor traffic violation may be submitted to credentialing agency for review. Applicants who have been convicted of a felony and whose civil rights have not been restored may be considered incomplete by the College until documentation of restoration of civil rights is received.
Licensing and certification requirements vary by state. Students who relocate to another state during their enrollment may or may not satisfy the eligibility criteria to obtain a professional license or certification in that state.
Please contact the Campus President or Dean of Education/Nursing if you have additional questions pertaining to your program of interest.