W.F. Kaynor Technical High School is located in Waterbury, Connecticut. We have 729 students from nine towns and enroll grades 9-12 as well as offer adult education.
LEARN MORE >>
In Precision Machining Technology, students learn machine safety, measuring tools, and precision machining fundamentals using manual milling machines, lathes, and other metal processing machines. Students’ progress using computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining and turning centers.
The Plumbing and Heating program prepares students with knowledge in construction safety, measuring and blueprint reading, calculations of plumbing and heating systems. This includes drainage fixture units, water supply fixture units, gas pipe sizing, and calculating heat loss for hydronic heating applications.
Mechanical design and engineering technology (MDET) students learn the design process, industry standards, and documenting design specifications through this project-based curriculum. Students advance using 3D solid modeling software for reverse engineering solutions of existing mechanical designs.
Students in the field of Information Technology are introduced to basic concepts of computer hardware and software. Instruction is provided in office productivity software, computer programming, web design and desktop publishing.
Health Technology students are given instruction in health care safety, nutrition, National Health Care Standards, categories of health care facilities, legal/ethical/moral concerns in health care, and effective communication including medical terminology.
The Hairdressing and Cosmetology program encompasses a broad range of specialty areas including hairstyling, nail technology, and esthetics. It is the art and science of beautifying and improving the skin, nails, and hair, and the study of cosmetics and their applications.
Electronics focuses on hands-on and theory of circuitry and practical application to designing, creating and repairing things we use in our everyday lives. Students learn proper use of hand tools and common electronic equipment; soldering; parts identification and schematic symbols; basic direct current (DC) circuits; project assembly; and more.
Electrical prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power, and DC and AC motors, controls and electrical distribution panels.
Culinary Arts program students are trained in all phases of the food service industry. Students take the “hands-on” approach with their training through the use of fully stocked and operational commercial kitchens to produce food in large quantities, as well as smaller scale kitchens that train students on casual and fine dining.