Apply to Bristol Technical Education Center! 

Bristol Technical Education Center will give you a real-world advantage in a competitive job market and provide the academic skills needed for post-secondary education. We enroll students entering grades 11, 12 and post-graduates.  Apply today, and take the first step to pursue a unique technical education!

Bristol T.E.C. offers seven in-demand career technology education programs. Automotive Technology, Health Technology and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning are 2–year full-time programs. Culinary Arts, Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering Technology, Precision Machining Technology, and Welding & Metal Fabrication are 1-year full-time programs. Each year is 10-months in duration beginning in late-August and ending in mid-June. All programs are designed to teach students the basic career / technical and employability skills needed to enter the workforce.

Applications are now open!

BTEC’s application “Priority” deadline is March 15, 2023.

Please note that we will continue to review and accept applications beyond this date. However, acceptances will be determined based on program space availability. 

Only online applications will be accepted for applicants entering grades 11 and 12. If you are having trouble completing the online application, or run into technical difficulties, please call the PowerSchool help desk at 866-434-6276. Or you can submit a help desk ticket for online assistance. If submitting a ticket for online assistance, enter “CTECS” in the District field, and select “Enrollment Family” in the drop down Product field. 

Grades 11 & 12 Apply Online!

Steps to apply:

  • Complete the paper application in its entirety. Only the downloadable application below will be accepted for the post-graduate applicants. 
  • Include a copy of your high school transcript or General Education Diploma (GED).
  • Take Admission Test – All tests are administered at the Bristol Education Center. To set up, you must contact Mrs. Holman, School Counselor at, (860) 584-8433 ext. 335, or at Domenica.Holman@cttech.org. An admission test fee of $50 must be paid on the day of testing. 
  • Submit completed application via email or post mail to: Domenica.Holman@cttech.org Or Bristol Technical Education Center, C/O Guidance Office, 431 Minor Street Bristol, CT 06010. 
  • Information regarding specific test dates will become available on the website very soon.  Once posted, applicants should contact Domenica Holman, Domenica.Holman@cttech.org to select a preferred test date.    
Post-Grad Application

Bristol Technical Education Center will be holding an Open House on November 3, 2022, 5-7PM at 431 Minor Street, Bristol CT.

More Info About Bristol Tech’s Open House

For the acceptance packet and other student information visit the CTECS adult education webpage and look under Student Forms and Information.

CULINARY ARTS

PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY

MECHATRONICS, ROBOTICS, and AUTOMATION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING

WELDING AND METAL FABRICATION

Bristol T.E.C. offers seven in-demand career technology education programs. Automotive Technology, Health Technology and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning are 2–year full-time programs. Culinary Arts, Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering Technology, Precision Machining Technology, and Welding and Metal Fabrication are 1-year full-time programs.

Each year is 10-months in duration beginning in late-August and ending in mid-June. All programs are designed to teach students the basic career / technical and employability skills needed to enter the workforce. Every effort is made to place eligible students in their field of study.

Even though BTEC has a specified priority application deadline, we will continue to accept applications throughout the school year. If you are interested in applying for the 2023-2024 school year, please contact Domenica Holman at Domenica.Holman@cttech.org or (860) 584-8433 ext. 335 for more information.

Applications become available for high school, (Grades 11 & 12), and Post-Graduate applicants.

Application priority deadline.  All completed applications are scored.

Applicants with the highest admission scores will receive an initial admission notice of their application status.

Completed applications received beyond the priority deadline will be scored and further admission decisions will be determined based on space availability and application score.

Final admission decisions are determined.

We offer seven diverse and, “in demand,” programs. Our full-day programs run from August-June.
Automotive Technology – 2-year program
Culinary Arts – 1-year program

Health Technology – 2-year program (Only open to applicants entering grade 11)
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning – 2-year program
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering Technology – 1-year program
Precision Machining Technology – 1-year program
Welding & Metal Fabrication – 1-year program

At BTEC, we accept applications from the entire state of Connecticut. Any high school student entering grades 11 or 12, and Post-graduates can apply for admission.

Tuition is free for high school students. Post-graduate students pay $4,000 for the school year, plus a $50 Admission Test fee. All students must purchase their own uniforms and tools. Current tool lists for each program can be found here. Post-graduate students can apply for Financial Aid. For information on our Tuition and Refund Policy, visit CTECS adult education webpage and look under “student forms and information.”

High School applicants will be scored based on attendance record, statement of interest, and recommendation / reference.  Applicants with the highest admission scores will receive an initial admission notice.  BTEC will then request additional information from the applicants’ sending schools, which consist of the following:  promotion confirmation; discipline records; attendance records, and IEP / 504 Plans.  Once this additional information is received and review