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Porter and Chester Institute

Waterbury, CT

10 Programs

Available Programs

  • Electrician
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Hands-on Training in as Little as 1-Year

    If you want a career where you get to use your hands, as well as your brain, consider electrician training from Porter and Chester Institute. Our Career Industrial, Commercial and Residential Electrician program will help you take the first steps toward becoming an electrician. We’ll give you a solid foundation of basic electrical theory and the technical skills you’ll need to work in residential, commercial and industry settings.

  • HVACR
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The HVACR programs will prepare you to become a skilled worker in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. We can help you acquire the skills you need to install, maintain and troubleshoot HVACR units in residential, commercial and industrial settings.

  • Plumbing
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Porter and Chester Institute's approach to career training and education all start with employment as the goal. Experienced, qualified instructors provide the individual attention needed to practice the techniques and obtain the stills you'll be using each day in the plumbing field.

  • Automotive Technology
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    Automotive technician training at Porter and Chester Institute will prepare you to become a skilled technician in today’s vehicle service industry. This program can help you acquire the skills you need to diagnose, repair and maintain most makes and models so you can have a career in this growing field.

  • Dental Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    This Dental Assisting program will prepare you to work in today’s busy dental office by teaching you what you need to know in a way that makes sense to you.

  • Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    If you want a career where what you do really matters, our Medical Assisting Program can train you to become an important member of a healthcare team in as little as 9 months. Medical assistants play a vital role in today’s healthcare field. They help doctors and staff give the best care possible to the ultimate client: the patient!

  • Practical Nursing
    Nursing

    If you want a career where you can make a real difference in people’s lives, begin your training in the Practical Nursing program at Porter and Chester Institute today! Practical nurses are vital members of today’s growing healthcare teams. As a practical nurse, you’ll get to work directly with patients and physicians and help concerned family members learn how to best care for their loved ones.

  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    Computer Aided Drafting and Design is used across industries to turn concepts from engineers and architects into usable computer-generated drawings and designs. Everything from buildings and bridges to 3D manufactured products all require teams of people to bring ideas from the drawing board to reality. At Porter and Chester Institute, you could learn the skills you need to become part of one of those teams! In our Computer Aided Drafting and Design program, you will receive AutoCAD training, Revit and SolidWorks training, and much more.

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  • Computer and Network Technology
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    With computer networking training you can become an important member of an IT team! The Computer and Network Technology program at Porter and Chester Institute can prepare you to work on computers and their networks in a variety of settings. We can help you acquire the skills you'll need to install, configure and maintain the computer systems which are so vital to modern day business and life.

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    Accreditation

  • Low Voltage Technology
    Math, Engineering, and Physical Sciences

    If you want a job that gets you out in the field, using your hands and challenges the mind, the Porter and Chester Institute Low Voltage Technology program can teach you what you need to know to enter this dynamic industry. Our Low Voltage Technology program will thoroughly prepare you to become a skilled worker in today’s low voltage and electronics industries. We can help you acquire the skills you need to install, maintain and troubleshoot a whole range of the low voltage systems used in homes, businesses, hospitals and corporations all across the country.

Accreditation

Porter and Chester Institute is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). For 45 years, the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) has been at the forefront of establishing and advancing quality education at post-secondary schools and colleges.

Find the right career for you at Porter and Chester Institute’s soon-to-be New London campus! The industry modeled career training which will soon be available at our New London, CT location can help you achieve the future you deserve. Our carefully designed career-focused programs can give you an edge in the medical, dental or electrician fields. The New London campus is a candidate for accreditation by ACCSC, an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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