Did you know that career opportunities in manufacturing can pay 25% to 50% higher than non-manufacturing jobs?(source) New technologies in manufacturing careers include 3-D printing, robotics, biomanufacturing, nanomanufacturing and more!
A career in manufacturing does not entail working in a dirty, dangerous place that requires no skills. Industry is in need of trained, skilled workers!
In Connecticut, manufacturing accounts for almost $25 billion in total manufacturing output. Did you know that 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.
9 month program - Starts in September and ends with graduation in May. Includes classroom and hands on training starting at 3p.m., allowing for minimal time away from work for those who are currently employed! This program is eligible for financial aid for student who qualify!Program Details Contact Apply Now Online
A one-of-a-kind 30 credit training program designed to fit the needs of sheet metal manufacturers in eastern CT. Students may also earn an Advanced Certificate (consisting of an additional 12 credits) in either Advanced Fabrication or Advanced Welding. Renovation of existing manufacturing labs with an investment of $240,000 in new equipment to support the program
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of the 2015 QVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Certificate recipients gained employment
almost 5,000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut
there were 22,000 job openings for manufacturers in Connecticut in 2011
In 2012, manufacturers contributed $2.03 trillion to the US economy
Manufacturing supports an estimated 17.4 million jobs in the US
By 2018, 42% of jobs in manufacturing will require some postsecondary education or a degree
Customized training for businesses is available on-site or at either college location.
A state-of-the-Art Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center will open in the fall of 2016 at the QVCC Danielson campus.
The 2015 ManpowerGroup annual Talent Shortage Survey reveals that 32% or 1 in 3 of "U.S. employers report difficulties filling job vacancies due to talent shortages," down 8% from 40% in 2014
Among U.S. employers, 48% acknowledge that talent shortages have a medium to high impact on their business, but few are putting talent strategies in place to address the problem... despite the negative impact on their business." http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/high-school-confidential-manufacturing-cool