Congratulations to the 2013 graduates from the Manufacturing Technology Center!
Be Part of the Next Generation of Manufacturing in Connecticut!
In 2011, there were 22,000 job openings for manufacturers in Connecticut, making it the fourth largest hiring sector in the state.
- 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 Basic Manufacturing: Machine Technology Level 1 Certificate starting Fall 2013.
Your first step is to Become a QVCC Student & apply to the college.
Manufacturing supports an estimated 17 million jobs in the U.S.1
Fact - Connecticut manufacturing workers earn an average of $1,000 per week2
Fact - There are almost 5000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut3
Fact - Connecticut manufacturing employees are 20% more productive than competing states4
Fact - Manufacturing creates a wide range of advanced technologies that cut energy use and lead to a cleaner environment 5
Fact - Manufacturing is a knowledge-based industry powered by computer technology 5
Fact - Enroll in a Manufacturing Center program across the state and earn your Advanced Manufacturing Certificates in one year
1 The Fact About Modern Manufacturing (2009)
2 Connecticut Department of Labor, Current Employment Statistics (April 2012)
3 U.S. Bureau of the Census: County Business Patterns
4 Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development