MCC to Hold Information Session for Advanced Manufacturing on April 30

MANCHESTER, Conn. (April 24, 2019) – Manchester Community College will hold an information session for students interested in pursuing a career in advanced manufacturing. The one-hour session will meet Tuesday, April 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the SBM Charitable Foundation Building, room C145.

Program coordinators and other representatives of the short-duration Precision Manufacturing certificate program will be on hand to answer questions.

The full-time program, which runs for 24 weeks, provides students with the required fundamentals for employment as an entry-level CNC machine operator. Students will learn through hands-on operation up-to-date labs. In addition, they will learn basic inspection techniques on parts they manufacture in these labs. The program also includes 450 hours of course work that supports the hands-on experience gained in the labs.

Students who complete the certificate program earn both a non-credit and a credit certificate and earn up to 30 credits that can be applied toward an associate degree in the Technology Studies-Industrial Technology Option.

For more information, visit or contact Tracy Ariel, 860-512-2635, or email