Student Workforce

Our Mission

Student Workforce is a business run by students and faculty at the Connecticut Technical High School System. We offer a wide range of services to the public at a fraction of the market price. Providing students with real projects for real customers here in Connecticut, and delivering high-quality products to them.
To schedule a service from any of our Student Workforce Departments, please contact the school directly at the phone number listed.

Student Workforce Departments

Automated Manufacturing Technology
Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing
Automotive Technology
Carpentry/Cabinetry/Millworking
Culinary Arts
Diesel and Heavy Duty Equipment Repair
Electrical
Facilities Management
Graphics Technology
Hairdressing and Cosmetology
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Masonry
Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology
Mechatronics
Plumbing and Heating
Plumbing, Heating and Cooling
Precision Machining Technology
Sound Production
Welding and Metal Fabrication

Application for Off Campus Construction Trades Work Only
-for all other job inquiries, contact the school directly.

 

Student Workforce Real Stories

 

Automated Manufacturing Technology

Bring your project to our students at the school where they can provide a variety of services in house that require the use of specialized manufacturing machines. Read more.

Services available at:
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112

 

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

Let our students take care of your dents and dings at our in-house refinishing shop at the schools. We work on minor auto body repairs like weld-on and bonded panel installation, as well as more complex work such as steering and suspension systems repair. Read more

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor, Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300

 

Automotive Technology

Use the auto shops at any of several Connecticut Technical High Schools to have maintenance done to your cars. Services include everything from oil changes to A/C and electrical system repairs. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bristol T.E.C., Bristol • 860.584.8433
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor, Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.892.2137
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Windham Tech, Willimantic • 860.456.3879
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300
Wright Tech, Stamford • 203.324.7363

 

Carpentry

Hire Connecticut Technical High School System students to build, renovate, remodel or extend dwellings, garages and decks. Cabinetry and millworking services are also available. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.889.8453
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Windham Tech, Willimantic • 860.456.3879
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300
Wright Tech, Stamford • 203.324.7363

 

Culinary Arts

Join us for lunch at one of our school cafés. Students run everything from waiting on customers to preparing 4-course meals in the kitchen. And the menus are always changing to keep you coming back for more! Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury• 203.797.4460
Bristol T.E.C., Bristol • 860.584.8433
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.892.2214
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Windham Tech, Willimantic • 860.456.3879
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300
Wright Tech, Stamford • 203.324.7363

 

Diesel and Heavy Duty Equipment Repair

You can have your advanced engine, suspension and hydraulic systems repaired in-house at the school by our highly skilled students. They also provide diagnosis and repair of complex air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Read more.

Services available at:
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396

 

Electrical

Choose Connecticut Technical High School System students to provide you electrical services including residential, commercial and industrial wiring among other electrical services. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.889.8453
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Windham Tech, Willimantic • 860.456.3879
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300
Wright Tech, Stamford • 203.324.7363

 

Facilities Management

Hire our students for maintenance services such as energy audits, programming locks and repair of security and data systems to our sister schools and other local facilities partnered with our Facilities Management Student Workforce. Read more.

Services available at:
Wright Tech, Stamford • 203.324.7363

 

Graphics Technology

Hire our students for any of your graphics projects such as designing multicolor documents, press operations, electronic imaging and printing. All work is done in our schools’ state-of-the-art graphics studios. Read more.
 

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.889.2250
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300

 

Hairdressing and Cosmetology

Come to our student-run salons at a number of Connecticut’s technical high schools. Choose from a variety of hairdressing and barbering services including cuts and coloring. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.892.2184
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300

 

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Choose our students to provide a variety of HVAC services including systems installations and operations testing. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bristol T.E.C., Bristol • 860.584.8433
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.889.8453
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Windham Tech, Willimantic • 860.456.3879

 

Masonry

Hire Connecticut Technical High School System students to handle a variety of masonry projects ranging from outdoor barbecues, masonry arches and basic fireplaces. They can also build masonry projects, patios, stairs, walls, etc. from working drawings. Read more.

Services available at:
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112

 

Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology 

Bring your project to one of our Connecticut technical high schools where students can provide services in house including 3-D drafting and intersection drawing. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300

 

Mechatronics

Our students can work on your project in house at their school, providing electromechanical services including troubleshooting electrical issue and interpretation and application of schematics. Read more.

Services available at:
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100

 

Plumbing and Heating

Connecticut Technical High School System students are available to install gas and oil boilers, as well as other heating and plumbing equipment. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Grasso Tech, Groton • 860.448.0220
Kaynor Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
Norwich Tech, Norwich • 860.889.8453
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Wright Tech, Stamford • 203.324.7363

 

Plumbing, Heating and Cooling

You can hire our highly competent students to repair hydro-air systems, ground coupled heat pumps, radiant, water-cooled systems towers and steam heating systems. Read more.

Services available at:
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300

 

Precision Machining Technology 

Our students can work on your project in house at their school, providing a variety of services that require the use of specialized manufacturing machines. Read more.

Services available at:
Abbott Tech, Danbury • 203.797.4460
Bristol T.E.C., Bristol • 860.584.8433
Bullard-Havens Tech, Bridgeport • 203.579.6333
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396
Ellis Tech, Danielson • 860.412.7500
Goodwin Tech, New Britain • 860.827.7736
Kaynor Tech, Waterbury • 203.596.4302
O’Brien Tech, Ansonia • 203.732.1800
Platt Tech, Milford • 203.783.5300
Vinal Tech, Middletown • 860.344.7100
Whitney Tech, Hamden • 203.397.4031
Wilcox Tech, Meriden • 203.238.6260
Windham Tech, Willimantic • 860.456.3879
Wolcott Tech, Torrington • 860.496.5300

 

Sound Production

Our Sound Production Technology team offers a wide range of recording, mixing and post-production services for all forms of musical art. Services are provide both on-campus at our technical high schools, and off-site at your home or business. Read more.

Services available at:
Prince Tech, Hartford • 860.951.7112

 

Welding and Metal Fabrication

Bring your project to the schools where our students provide a variety of services in house including advanced pipe and tube welding. Read more.

Services available at:
Bristol T.E.C., Bristol • 860.584.8433
Cheney Tech, Manchester • 860.649.5396

To schedule a service from any of our Student Workforce Departments, please contact the school directly at the phone number listed.
 

CTHSS is relocating to 39 Woodland Street, Hartford

CTHSS is relocating to 39 Woodland Street, Hartford
Beginning, Friday, July 7, 2017 the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) will start relocating their Middletown office to 39 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105. The move will spread out over the next three business days with staff members arriving on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. We will have limited email and telephone communication during this transition. Despite the new street address, all CTHSS phone numbers will remain the same. The postal services will forward any mail sent to the old Middletown address. Visitors to the new building can park on site. Visitors must sign in at the security guard’s desk with photo identification.  Learn more

Free Summer Meals!

Free Summer Meals!
What are "Summer Meals?" The federal Summer Meals Programs provide nutritious meals to kids and teens at no cost to them at hundreds of locations throughout Connecticut during the summer months when school meals are unavailable.  Learn more

Wolcott Sophomore Receives UConn Writing Award

Wolcott Sophomore Receives UConn Writing Award
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School's Sophomore Christina Thompson was selected as a finalist for UCONN's Connecticut Writing Project. Her original fiction piece entitled "Dream Life" received an honorable mention award and a listing in the Connecticut Student Writers Magazine (CSW).  Learn more

Bullard Havens One-Read Committee Pays It Forward

Bullard Havens One-Read Committee Pays It Forward
The One-Read committee, which consists of students from grades 9-12 as well as Social Studies and English teachers, at Bullard-Havens promoted kindness, unity, and acceptance school-wide after reading the book I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Student and teacher committee members read the book, participated in a filmed book discussion, and came up with ways to promote the book and its themes that would include the entire school.  Learn more

Mrs. Alecia Walkuski and Vinal students named to Renaissance National Honor Roll

Mrs. Alecia Walkuski and Vinal students named to Renaissance National Honor Roll
Mrs. Alecia Walkuski, English and Language Arts Lab Teacher at Vinal Technical High School, earned this distinction by guiding effective implementation of Renaissance Accelerated Reader®. Accelerated Reader engages K–12 students in independent reading practice at the unique levels K–12 students need in order for them to grow—from foundational skills to grade-level standards.  Learn more

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program
On May 11, 2017, a dinner and awards program will be held at Abbott Tech to recognize the Class of 2017 Electrical Seniors. Last year's event featured a guest speaker and program on "Indoor and Outdoor L.E.D. Lighting Products and Applications from RAB Lighting."  Learn more

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!
Ellis Tech Wrestling Team wins state championship- first in school's history!  Learn more

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships
Steven Torres, a 10th grader at Grasso, recently won first place in the National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships in Kansas. He now begins boxing his way toward the Junior Olympic Team. We are very proud of him. Not only is he a great boxer, he is a great kid!  Learn more

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition
Prince Tech Engineering students took third place in their first showing in the Real World Design Challenge.  Learn more

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition
Daria Stifel became the first female to win gold in the SkillsUSA Electrical Engineering competition!  Learn more

Community open houses hosted across the state

Community open houses hosted across the state
Links to photo galleries and news stories about our recent community open houses held across the state!  Learn more

Student Workforce

 Student Workforce
CTHSS students can help you with your next big project! A wide range of services are offered across a variety of trades programs.  Learn more