PCI has been providing Career Training in
New England since 1946.
PCI has 9 campus locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts
PCI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges is a national accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.
In 2012, Porter and Chester Institute of Watertown received the School of Excellence Award from ACCSC which recognizes schools for their commitment to the expectations and rigors of ACCSC accreditation.
Read what PCI Graduates are Saying... Choose one of the programs below.
"I was always interested in the automotive field and chose to go to Porter and Chester Institute because I liked the facility, the staff seemed very friendly and I didn't want to just work on mockups as I know all the other schools do. The hands-on training was great and the instructors were great at showing us how easy something, that seemed difficult and complicated, was to do. Before going to Porter and Chester Institute I knew nothing about repairing cars and the school helped me move forward with my life and start a new career in the automotive field."
"Make today's efforts pay off tomorrow. That's what Porter and Chester did for me. They opened the door to a awesome career and a great future."
"Porter and Chester's Low Voltage / Electronic Technician program appealed to me because it offered such a wide range of career opportunities. Having the specific skills to install, troubleshoot, and service security, alarm, and low voltage systems puts me in demand in today's job market."
"Environmental engineering is a little known area of the CADD field, but a great area to earn a good living for those with the right skills. Porter and Chester Institute gave me all the basics I needed to get started in the field. The education I received in all the different disciplines of the Architectural and Civil CADD program enabled me to be truly successful in the environmental engineering CADD field."
"Porter and Chester Institute helped me to completely turn my life around. I no longer have just a job, now I have a career. Porter and Chester institute helped me in every aspect of my education. They not only helped with learning the technical material they also helped me find employment."
"Porter and Chester provided the training I needed to advance my career in heating and
"I chose Porter and Chester Institute for it's hands-on atmosphere. I loved the professionalism of the instructors. A very rewarding payoff for the short period of time I invested."
"Thanks to the staff at Porter and Chester, who believed in me and gave me that extra push, I was able to finish what I started. Most of all, thank you for all the help in getting me placed in the field. Thanks, Porter and Chester!"
"I wanted a career where I could make a difference, and Porter and Chester's Practical Nursing program was a great place for me to start. I'm learning IV therapy, medication administration and total patient care. Porter and Chester's externship program gives me the on-the-job experience and confidence that employers are looking for."