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9 Months of hands-on & classroom training

Paid Internships -- SOME EARNING $14/hr!

Career Placement Assistance-- SOME EARNING $19/hr AFTER THEIR FIRST YEAR!

24 Credits can apply to an Associates Degree in Technology Studies

For more information on the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center:

Stephen LaPointe

Jodi Clark
AMTC Educational Assistant

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center


The QVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center for Eastern Connecticut

Come to our Career Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing Information Session on April 6!

See below how you can be part of the Next Generation of Manufacturing in Connecticut by enrolling in the QVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Certificate .


Manufacturing Facts

  • 100% of the 2015 QVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Certificate recipients gained employment
  • There are almost 5,000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut 1
  • In 2012, manufacturers contributed $2.03 trillion to the US economy2
  • Manufacturing supports an estimated 17.4 million jobs in the US - about one in six private-sector jobs.3
  • Earn your advanced manufacturing certificates in less than one year!
  • Some graduates of the program earn up to $14/hr in a  paid internship during the program

Is manufacturing right for you ?    
The following questions might help you decide if a career in manufacturing is for you.

  • Do you enjoy working with tools and computers?
  • Are you curious about the way things work and are made?
  • Do you have the ability to focus on precision and quality?
  • Are you interested in learning advanced technologies with the latest software?
  • Are you curious about manufacturing careers in the aerospace, biomedical, plastics and composites or metals sectors?

If you answered "yes", consider the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Certificate , 34 credits which you can earn in 10 months!

How Do I get Started?

In order to enroll in this certificate for the fall, you will need to Become a QVCC Student & apply to the college. 

This certificate is eligible for financial aid but first you must complete the Federal FAFSA to determine if you meet the requirements for eligibility.

1 U.S. Bureau of the Census: County Business Patterns
Bureau of Economic Analysis , Industry Economic Accounts (2012).
Bureau of Labor Statistics  (2014), with estimate of total employment supported by manufacturing calculated by NAM using data from the  Bureau of Economic Analysis




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