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.
The Chicopee, Massachusetts campus of PCI is in Western Massachusetts and is near Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, and West Springfield. You can get to the campus by taking either I-291 or I-90 (Mass Turnpike).
Our campus is situated just outside the Westover Air Reserve Base. The campus consists of three separate buildings totaling 53,000 square feet and has plenty of free parking close to each. For each of our programs we offer extensive lab settings, exposing students to 'real world' environments, using tools and equipment found in their respective industry.
*The Chicopee campus of Porter and Chester has a $25 fee at the time of application.
From the Mass Pike: Get off the Mass Pike at Exit 5. Bear right toward Route 33. Take a left at the light onto Route 33. Bear to the right toward Westover AFB on Westover Avenue. After entering Metro Air Park, take the next left onto
From Springfield and the South: Get off I-91 at Exit 8 onto I-291. Get off I-291 at Exit 6, at the end of the ramp, take a right onto Fuller Road. Take a right at the second light onto Sheridan Street. Take a left onto Padgette Street. Take a right at the stop sign onto Westover Road. Take your first left onto Dulong Circle.