Apprenticeship and Extension Courses

Student working on HVAC equipment.

 

CTHSS Mission:

The mission of the Connecticut Technical High School System is to provide a world-class, unique and rigorous learning environment for high school students and adult learners.

The Connecticut Technical High School System continues to be a leading force in the state providing a unique and rigorous learning environment that focuses on both academic and career technical education and meets the needs of Connecticut’s employers.

 

Apprenticeship and Extension Courses

Our program provides apprentices with a comprehensive knowledge of their selected career. They learn on the job while working under the supervision of an experienced journey-person and will be registered with an approved sponsor.

 

Construction Licensed Trade Areas

The Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) Apprenticeship Related Instruction program is fully approved by the CT-DOL Office of Apprenticeship Training in the Licensed Occupational Construction trades.

We provide related instruction for all license categories in the following areas:

  • Electrical
  • Heating\Cooling
  • Plumbing
  • Sheet metal

 

Manufacturing Trade Areas

The Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) is fully approved to provide related instruction training in all manufacturing related instruction areas. Manufacturing Related Instruction Programs are flexible, both online and instructor-led to offer the best possible approach to interactive learning.

 

CTHSS students taking all coursework required for their license category come out with:

  • All related instruction hours needed for their trade area
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to get licensed with the CT-DCP

 

What makes the CTHSS Unique?

  • The CTHSS Curriculum is Fully Approved by the State of Connecticut.
  • The CTHSS works hand-in-hand with both the CT-DOL-Office of Apprenticeship Training, as well as the CT-DCP Occupational Licensing Departments to ensure coursework taken is viable and what is required for both industry needs, as well as licensure.
  • The CTHSS utilizes In-House OSHA Instructors.
  • CTHSS Coursework is available at six convenient locations across the state.
  • The CTHSS offers Low tuition cost for students, when compared to other schools.
  • The CTHSS utilizes only CT-DCP licensed instructors with real world experience in the trade they teach.er-Time Evening

Apprentice and Extension Courses

Part-Time Evening Apprentice and Extension Courses

We offer Apprenticeship Programs at six schools:

A.I. Prince Technical High School
Bristol Technical Education Center
Bullard-Havens Technical High School
Eli Whitney Technical High School
Henry Abbott Technical High School
Norwich Technical High School
 

Apprenticeship Information Packets

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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

Platt Tech Students to Inspect Space Station Parts

Platt Tech Students to Inspect Space Station Parts
Three seniors from Platt Tech have been enlisted by NASA to help create components to be used in the space station.  Learn more

CTHSS One Read

CTHSS One Read
The CTHSS Student Congress recently visited the Connecticut State Capitol building to kick off a district-wide One Read campaign for the book, "I Am Malala".  Learn more

Famous Author Visits CTHSS

Famous Author Visits CTHSS
Carmen T. Bernier-Grand visited both Whitney and Windham Tech to share her fascinating story of how she became an award-winning author.  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