Adult Education Programs

Training Programs for Aviation Maintenance Technicians

The CTECS aviation maintenance training programs are extension campuses of Bristol Technical Education Center. 

Stratford School for Aviation Maintenance Technicians

Connecticut Aero Tech School

Apply to an Aviation Maintenance Program (Stratford or Hartford campus)

Apprenticeship and Extension Courses

CTECS apprenticeship curriculum is fully approved by the State of Connecticut. We work hand-in-hand with the CT Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship Training, and the CT Department of Consumer Protection Occupational Licensing Department to ensure coursework taken is viable and what is required for both industry needs, as well as licensure.

Learn more.

Full-Time Day Technical Programs at Bristol Technical Education Center:

Adult students who have graduated high school can study in one of six technical full-time day programs offered at the Bristol Technical Education Center in Bristol, CT. Programs offered include:

  • Automotive Technology

  • Culinary Arts

  • Electronics Technology

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

  • Precision Machining Technology

  • Welding and Metal Fabrication 

Contact Bristol T.E.C. to learn more or Apply as a Full-Time Adult Student at Bristol T.E.C.

Student Forms and Information:

Acceptance Packet

Financial Aid Information (Must be completed by ALL Full-Time Adult Education Students seeking Financial Aid. CTECS offers Title IV / Pell Grants ONLY and CTECS does not participate in Federal Student Loans.) 

Tuition Waiver Form for Part-time Students: Veterans and Senior Citizens (PDF)

Request for Tuition Refund (PDF)

Tuition Refund Policy (PDF)

Adult Student Complaint Process

Full-Time Adult Student Handbook

Notice for Veterans:

In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679 subsection (e), this school adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from the VA. This school will not:
• Prevent the student’s enrollment;
• Assess a late penalty fee to;
• Require student secure alternative or additional funding;
• Deny their access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.
However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:
• Provide Chapter 33 Certificate of Eligibility (or its equivalent) or for Chapter 31, VA VR&E’s contract with the school on VA Form 28-1905 by the first day of class.


Adult Education Programs Accredited by:
Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300 Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone Number: 1-800-917-2081
http://www.council.org/