quinebaug valley community college

Advanced Manufacturing Open House

Open House
Wednesday, March 22, 2017  6 p.m.

Beginning in the QVCC Auditorium

Presentations at 6 and 6:45 p.m.

Enrolling as of April 1 for the fall 2017 term.  See our new 10,000 sq. foot training facility where learning is hands-on and applicable to industry right here in northeast Connecticut.

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QVCC Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology Certificate

  • Two semesters of hands-on and classroom training in our state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center.
  • Most students have paid internships! Some earn $14/hr.
  • Career Placement Assistance – some graduates are earning $19/hr. after their first year!
  • 30 credits can apply to an Associate Degree in Technology Studies.
  • 95% of graduates are employed by eastern Connecticut manufacturers.

Why QVCC’s Certificate Program?

Manufacturing in Connecticut

AMTC equipmentManufacturing industries across Connecticut range from jet aircraft engines and helicopters to hydrogen fuel cells to signal processing and navigational tools to power systems, medical devices, and biotechnology.

  • Connecticut ranks #2 in high-tech employment nationally
  • More than half of the top 100 companies in Connecticut are manufacturers.
  • Connecticut manufacturers employ more than 168,000 people.
  • Connecticut ranks #2 in the United States in defense contracts.
  • In Connecticut, manufacturing accounts for almost $25 billion in total manufacturing output.

 Our graduates get jobs!

Sabrina Bouvier


“Advanced manufacturing to me means learning how everything is made and put together a certain way. It really has opened up my eyes about the world around me.”

Sabrina Bouvier ’16
CNC Machinist, SPIROL, Danielson, Ct




Ian Bothur


Ian Bothur ’13
Machinist, ERW, Putnam, CT






Tyler Benkowski


Tyler Benkowski ’15
Machinist, Century Tool, Thompson CT