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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 six in-demand career technology education programs. Automotive Technology and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC/R) are 2–year full-time programs. Culinary Arts, Mechatronics, Precision Machining, 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.

CULINARY

PRECISION MACHINING

MECHATRONICS

AUTOMOTIVE

HVAC

WELDING

If you are interested in applying for the 2021-2022 school year, please contact Domenica Holman at Domenica.Holman@cttech.org or (860) 584-8433 ext. 335 for more information.

Bristol T.E.C. offers six in-demand career technology education programs. Automotive Technology and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC/R) are 2–year full-time programs. Culinary Arts, Mechatronics, Precision Machining, 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. 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 2021-2022 school year, please contact Domenica Holman at Domenica.Holman@cttech.org or (860) 584-8433 ext. 335 for more information.

Applications are received and shadows / interviews begin to be scheduled throughout the entire school year.

Completed applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee and conditional acceptances are determined.

Completed applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee and additional conditional acceptances are determined.

Admissions Committee will continue to meet regularly and determine further admission decisions until programs reach capacity. Waitlist letters are mailed out.

We offer six diverse and, “in demand,” programs. Our full-day programs run from August-June.
Automotive Technology – 2-year program
Culinary Arts – 1-year program
Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) – 2-year program
Mechatronics 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 registration fee. All students must purchase their own uniforms and tools. 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 receive an admission score based on their statement of interest, recommendation letter, attendance record, promotion to grade 11 or 12, and discipline report.  Post-Graduate Applicants will receive an admission score based on their admission test results and overall shadow experience.  The applicants’ total score determines their placement on a ranked list. A ranked list is a roster of applicants sorted in order form highest total score to the lowest total score. Applicants with the higher scores will receive conditional acceptance letters.

Usually, yes. All towns do receive some state support for transportation. However, some towns choose to reimburse students their mileage. Contact your local board of education to learn more. Any student who has a valid driver’s license can apply for a parking permit in order to drive to and from our school.

High school students attend daily from 9:30a.m. – 1:50p.m.
Post-graduate students attend daily from 8:20a.m. – 1:50p.m.

High school students earn 5.0 credits and Post-graduates earn 7.0 credits

Yes. Once you are accepted, we “borrow,” you from your sending district for the school year. You will receive your diploma from your sending high school and a certificate upon completion of your program at BTEC. We provide quarterly grade updates to your sending high school notifying them of your progress at BTEC. Additionally, you have the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities at your sending high school. Essentially, you are a student at both schools.

Yes! Any BTEC student can reapply to another program for the following year. Students who reapply should be in good standing at BTEC.

No. All your academic course work requirements will be collaborated with your high school.

Yes! Club activities include Student Council and SkillsUSA. BTEC students can also participate in their sending school’s extra-curricular activities and sports.

Any student who attends our program can move on to a competitive four-year university. Some of our students also choose to attend community colleges. Our “Work Based Learning” program reinforces students’ trade theory and project work with experience in an industrial setting. Students learn how to manage a work schedule with their academic and trade requirements and receive a paycheck from the employer while earning credit hours at BTEC. Students who participate in the WBL program, tend to continue as full- time employees after completing their certificate program at Bristol TEC.

Contact our School Counselor / Admissions Office at 860-584-8433 ext. 335 or email, Domenica.Holman@cttech.org.

Acceptance Package Medical Information Form

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.

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