Apprentice and Extension Courses

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Norwich Technical High School Apprenticeship Program is a formal training program overseen by the State of Connecticut Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship Training.

CTECS Mission:

The mission of the Connecticut Technical Educational and Career System (CTECS) is to provide a world-class, unique and rigorous learning environment for high school students and adult learners.

The Connecticut Technical Educational and Career 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 Educational and Career System 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


CTECS 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 CTECS Unique?

  • The CTECS Curriculum is Fully Approved by the State of Connecticut.
  • The CTECS 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 CTECS utilizes In-House OSHA Instructors.
  • CTECS Coursework is available at six convenient locations across the state.
  • The CTECS offers Low tuition cost for students, when compared to other schools.
  • The CTECS utilizes only CT-DCP licensed instructors with real world experience in the trade they




Register for Spring Classes: 4:00 – 7:00 pm January 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, and 17

Spring Classes commence: January 22 from 6-9 PM

Supervisor Contact Information: 
Program Phone: 860-892-2194
Judy Leonard -
 Gilda Puccio -


If you are a registered apprentice with a valid state apprentice ID card listing your current employer and are taking a state apprentice program class:

Tuition: $325 per course
Non-refundable Registration Fee: $25

If you are a registered apprentice taking a course outside of your state apprentice program or are not a registered apprentice:

Tuition: $350
Non-refundable Registration Fee: $25

Certified bank checks or money orders are accepted. No personal checks, cash or credit cards will be accepted. 
Please make certified bank check or money orders payable to: Treasurer, State of Connecticut


Apprenticeship Information Packets

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