Career Training Programs in Chicopee, MA

Career Training Programs in Chicopee, MA

Career education and training at our Chicopee campus is designed to give you the technical skills you need to become a valued employee in today's competitive workforce. The hybrid, online and on-campus learning models in our 7 industry-modeled programs offer you flexibility to fit your education around your life schedule. To learn more, complete the form on this page to request information from one of our Career Program Specialists!

1984 Westover Road
Chicopee, MA 01022
(413) 593-3339


The Porter and Chester Institute campus in Chicopee, MA is off the Massachusetts Turnpike, just outside the gates of the Westover Air Reserve Base. Our very first Massachusetts campus, the Porter and Chester technical school in Chicopee, MA boasts professional equipment and a spacious campus spread throughout three buildings. Join students from Springfield, Holyoke, Ludlow, West Springfield, Westfield and other surrounding towns that have improved their career opportunities with career training programs from Porter and Chester Institute of Chicopee.

Open House for 2022 High School GraduatesOpen House for 2022 High School Graduates

Saturday, July 16
From 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

We're inviting all 2022 high school graduates to visit our Open House between 9 am and 12 pm on Saturday, July 16 to see our campus and labs! We'll show you around and fill you in on our career training programs and career opportunities in the computer, healthcare and skilled trades fields. We look forward to meeting you!

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  • Find out about Financial Aid

Directions to the Chicopee Campus

From the Mass Pike: 
Take Exit 5 and 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 Dulong Circle.

From Springfield and the South: 
Get off I-91 at Exit 8 and onto I-291. Get off I-291 at Exit 6. At the end of the ramp, take a right onto Fuller Road and follow to your second right onto Sheridan Street. Take a left onto Padgette Street, then a right at the stop sign onto Westover Road. Take your first left onto Dulong Circle.

Programs Offered


Automotive Technology


Computer Aided Drafting and Design
- Online program offered in MA through our Chicopee location
Computer and Network Technology
- Online program offered in MA through our Chicopee location


Career Industrial, Commercial and Residential Electrician
HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)


Dental Assisting
Medical Assisting

Online Programs

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How to Apply

At Porter and Chester Institute, we're making it easier than ever for you to enroll using our automated application portal. Upload your documents and start the financial aid process without the hassle of drawn-out application processes. And our admissions staff is still available to help you every step of the way. Taking control of your career just got easier! Get started today.

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