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Porter and Chester Institute


Porter and Chester Institute dates back to 1946 when it was established as Porter School of Engineering Design in Hartford, Connecticut. The institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) and the American Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The programs at the institute prepare the students to be competent professionals. The courses cover diverse areas like computer, automotive, CADD, electronics, medical dental etc. The institute also provides its graduates with placement assistance. Employers endorse the fact that Porter and Chester Institute builds industry ready individuals to fit the requirement of the organization.

Course Details:

The various courses offered at the Porter and Chester Institute are:

Computer Networking and Technology:

  • includes trouble shooting, internet working and networking of components, to build and maintain networks.

    Administrative Health Specialist:

  • includes medical administrative skills, rights and obligations of patients and conditions of insurance

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration:

  • covers repairing, troubleshooting and installation procedures. It prepares students for B-2, D-2, S-2 license exams.

    Practical Nursing:

  • involves 15 months and 230 days. Provides skills of direct nursing and long term care facilities.

    Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD):

  • includes imparting drafting and designing skills in Mechanical and Electronic Engineering fields or in Architectural and Civil Engineering fields.

    Dental Assisting:

  • teaches to chart teeth, take X-ray, order supplies and wax impressions.

    Electronics Systems Technician:

  • trains in building electronic devices in the field of telecommunication and security mainly.

    Automotive Technology:

  • trains to be an automotive technician who is able to service and repair.


  • Industrial, Commercial, & Residential- knowledge needed to repair motors, generators, electronic controllers and even to install electrical power distribution system.

    Medical Assisting:

  • by working on real projects taken from medical offices prepares the student to opt for exams like Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).

    Admission Procedures:

    Applicants seeking admission at the Porter and Chester Institute have to be high school graduates or GED certificate holders. The institute also has an admission test and an interview that the applicant needs to clear.

    Accommodation facilities:

    The institute doesn't provide campus housing facility to students. However, options like student apartment and apartment on rent are available around the college area.

    Contact Details:
    Porter And Chester Institute
    670 Lordship Blvd.
    Stratford, CT 06615-7158