Baran Institute of Technology is located in East Windsor, Connecticut and offers students the chance to begin a career in technical applications ranging from automotive to electrical. Also known as Lincoln Technical Institute, Baran has been in business since 1979. A 315,000 sq. ft. facility was opened in 2005 to serve as the main headquarters for the technical school. More than 3/4 of the entire school is devoted to functional shop work space.
Accreditation for certificate programs at Baran Institute of Technology comes from the ACCSCT, or the Accrediting Commission of Career School and Colleges of Technology.
There are seven major programs of study at Baran Institute of Technology:
Autobody Technology: Over 78.5 quarter credit hours, students will work through all the intricacies of collision repair, framing, painting and more. The IMACA License can be obtained while enrolled in the program. This curriculum is what repair and custom automotive shops are looking for in applicants.
Automotive Technology: During this 87.5 quarter credit hour program, students work on real problem cars and train for a career in a dealership or repair center. The IMACA License can be received during training.
Motorcycle Technology: As most motorcycle shops prefer formally trained employees, this curriculum (at 75.5 quarter credits) will prepare students for the real world of motorcycle tech.
Electrical Technology: Hopeful Electrician Apprentices can enter this program and graduate fully qualified to begin working. The curriculum can be completed in one year of day classes (78 quarter credits).
Welding Technology: Students who complete the Welding Technology Program will be ready to enter the workforce and start working on ships, aircrafts, pipelines and other entry-level jobs.
Diesel Technology: From hydraulic work to complete overhauls, Baran Diesel Technology students gain a look into the entirety of the diesel industry. Major industry systems like Mack, CAT, Cummins and Detroit are all covered. The IMACA License and the Air Brake Certification are both available during enrollment.
HVAC Technology: For students looking to enter the busy world of HVAC tech, this one-year program (two years at night) will allow graduates to become apprentices and eventually get the Connecticut HVAC license.