Get the Skills to Begin a Career in Automotive Technology in as few as 12 Months
Are you looking for hands-on training at an automotive and mechanic school that will help you start a new career as an automotive technician? Our Automotive Technology program can help you acquire the skills you need to diagnose, repair, and maintain most car makes and models. With automotive training from Porter and Chester Institute, you can be prepared to work in several automotive settings such as an independent service center or a car dealership.
- Program offered at: Hamden CT, Rocky Hill CT, Stratford, CT, Waterbury CT and Brockton, MA, Chicopee, MA, Worcester, MA
- Program length: 12 months
- Credit Hours: 68
- Graduates earn a diploma
How/When to Apply
We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: August 16, 2021
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!
Day and Evening lab sessions meet Monday through Friday on the following schedule:
Day Session: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Evening Session: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Lab days can be any combination of Monday through Friday, meeting at any time within the time blocks stated. Lab days in certain terms may not need the entire scheduled block of time. A specific lab schedule will be provided to students before the start of each term.
Engine Repair 1121
Engine Diagnostics 1122
Engine Electrical Systems 1123
Automatic Transmission 1221
Manual Transmission 1222
Driveline Systems 1223
Shop Management 224
Welding Fundamentals 225
Electricity for Engine Performance 321
Engine Performance 1322
Body Control Systems 1323
Suspension and Steering 1422
Heating and Air Conditioning 1423
Tuition Cost: $24,995
Additional Fees: $5,325
Financial aid is available to those who qualify.