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Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology Certificate

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Program Overview

Program Overview

Manufacturers are one of the most sought-after workers in Connecticut. Recently, there were 22,000 job openings for manufacturers in Connecticut, making it the fourth largest hiring sector in the state.

For workers with experience in manufacturing, it presents an opportunity to modernize your skill sets, making you more attractive to employers in today’s job market. If you’re new to the workforce, the AMTC certificate will have you confident and prepared to work in a manufacturing environment in one year. Regardless of your background, AMTC staff will be ready at the end of your program to connect you with employers.

Waterbury Campus | Daytime and Evening Cohorts

Danbury Campus | Evening Cohort

Earn a certificate - just one year to a career.

    • Career-oriented students are prepared to work as an inspector, machine operator, CNC operator and more.
    • Students may apply their certificate credit towards a Technology Studies A.S. degree.

Advanced Manufacturing - Make It. Here.

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H. Justin Moore
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Career Possibilities

Career Possibilities


Some career opportunities may require additional education beyond an associates degree.



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Our Grads Get Hired!
Learn About NVCC's Manufacturing Program:

Student Spotlight: Why I Chose NVCC

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Student Spotlight: Manufacturing a Great Career 

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Train for an in-demand career.

Our grads get hired!

"This program teaches you so many skills that it gave me the edge to get my new job just a few weeks after graduating!"   - Lidia T.

Students working toward an AMTC certificate will take classes in the NVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, where they will find hands-on access to state-of-the-art machining technology in an environment that simulates an actual shop floor. This means upon completion of the certificate, you will have had direct experience with the machines you will use in the workforce as well as the classroom time necessary to help you understand the theory behind the work.

What will I learn?

AMTC classes are:

  • 30% traditional in-class studies, where you’ll learn how to read blueprints, design in CAD and master the mathematical formulas necessary for entry-level work
  • 70% hands-on laboratory experience working directly with machines



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Waterbury Program Info

Waterbury Campus Program Information

Waterbury Programs

  • Fall Semester: One year day program
  • Spring Semester: One year evening program

Waterbury Info Sessions

Wednesdays at 2 pm in Tech Hall Lobby:
April 6, May 11, June 15

Wednesdays at 5:30 pm in Tech Hall Lobby:
July 13, August 3

Downloadable pdf: Info Session and Tour Dates

Not able to make an info session? Ready to apply? 
Please contact Shannon Betts.

Waterbury Contact

Shannon Betts

Sharon Lutkus

Danbury Program Info

Danbury Campus Program Information

Learn how our program meets the work-force training needs of today's manufacturers.

Danbury Programs

  • Fall Semester: One year evening program

Danbury Info Sessions

Please email Marlene Cornwell to find out more about the programs

Information Session information

Visit nv.edu/linde for more information on our Danbury Program.

Danbury Contact

Marlene Cornwell

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