Porter and Chester Institute (PCI) offers training for today’s jobs. With nine locations in Connecticut and Massachusetts, the school serves the needs of students and area employers. Program options include automotive, computers, cosmetology, healthcare, and other trades. PCI helps people achieve the technical and professional skills needed in their chosen careers.
Programs & Courses
- Automotive Technician
- Computer-Aided Drafting & Design
HVAC & Building Services
- Dental Assisting
- Medical Assisting
- Medical Billing and Coding
Branford, CT 221 West Main St., Branford, CT 06405
Enfield, CT 132 Weymouth Rd., Enfield, CT 06082 NY 11763
New London, CT 470 Bank St., New London, CT 06320
Rocky Hill, CT 30 Waterchase Dr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Stratford, CT 670 Lordship Blvd., Stratford, CT 06615
Waterbury, CT 881 Wolcott St., Waterbury, CT 06705
Canton, MA 5 Campanelli Cir., Canton, MA 02021
Chicopee, MA 134 Dulong Cir., Chicopee, MA 01022
Worcester, MA 220 Brooks St., Worcester, MA 01606
Financial Aid Services
Specialists can assist applicants to find the financial aid that is available to fund their education. Federal, state, and private loans or grants make career training more affordable. The financial office at PCI provides support to explore the options for which students may qualify.
Scholarships exist for graduating high school seniors and eligible older adults. Porter and Chester Institute students may apply for scholarships based on their vocation.
The staff at Porter and Chester Institute provides the services needed to complete training and start on a new career. PCI academic experts assist in determining the right path to take. The school offers an online portal for scheduling classes, submitting payments, requesting a transcript, and more.
Career services advisors help students explore and achieve their professional goals. Attendees learn how to prepare a resume and cover letter. Job interview preparation tips include the kinds of questions asked during the hiring process. The Porter and Chester Institute website also has career resources and helpful blog posts from graduates.
Veteran and Military Services
Counselors help current and former members of the military and their dependents find the resources available to them. Eligible veterans receive coursework credit for qualified military programs. Online classes and convenient scheduling make it easy for active duty service members to attend PCI.