Find the right career for you!
Discover what Porter and Chester Institute’s hands-on training can do for you and your career.
If you’re looking for career programs that can really make a difference in your life, look at Porter and Chester Institute first and you won’t need to look any further. Our career schools in Connecticut and Massachusetts can give you the technical training you need to become a skilled employee in today’s competitive workforce. Whether you choose to pursue a career in automotive, computers, trades or healthcare, our career programs will provide you with the tools and training you need to develop the skills employers actually want.
Here are five reasons PCI could be a great fit for you:
- Employer focused curriculum:
We teach you what employers want you to know. By reaching out to area employers asking what they are looking for in their new hires, we know what you need to be successful on the job and in your career. Our teaching materials, instruction and training all reflect the invaluable input we receive from actual employers.
- Hands-on training:
The hallmark of all our programs is that you get to learn by doing. Classroom instruction is supplemented with work in shops, labs, clinics and workstations or, in certain programs, at actual employee work site externships.
- Qualified instructors:
Our instructors aren’t just engaging teachers; they’re professionals in their respective fields. They know what you need to know –because they’ve been out there doing it for years.
- Professionalism instruction:
Porter and Chester Institute teaches more than just technical skills. We also train you to be the type of employee today’s employer wants to hire. You’ll gain practical knowledge helping you to become a dependable and valued employee.
- Career Assistance:
We’ll provide career service assistance for as long as you need it. We’ll help you look for a job, craft a resume and prepare for interviews. At Porter and Chester Institute, we don’t stop working for you until you are working.
News & Events
March 4, 2014
If you’ve ever considered a career in healthcare, now may be the perfect time to pursue career training in the field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare is expected to add some 5.7 million new jobs by 2020, nationally. Additionally, the BLS projects that wages for healthcare workers will rise 27 percent… Read More.
February 25, 2014
Baby boomer retirements are creating a gap in the workforce that could reverberate far into the future. According to a study conducted at Georgetown University, the U.S. could face a shortage of some 5 million workers by 2020. In some fields, like healthcare and Information Technology, the shortage of skilled workers is expected to be… Read More.