Careers in Manufacturing

Connecticut offers an exciting array of careers in manufacturing.  Want to know that you are contributing and have a part in the production of something vital to our everyday lives? 

The Connecticut Department of Labor projects a 2% growth in the total number of production jobs that will be available by 2024, a total of nearly 2000 positions that will need qualified employees.  The average wage in these positions is $20,48/hour.  Frontline supervisors, machinists, computer numeric controlled machine operators and programmers are all high growth demand opportunities. Inspectors, testers and quality technicians are also in demand. 

Whether you want to launch a new production career or expand your current opportunities for advancement, NVCC has resources to support your goal.

Browse our Manufacturing Course Catalog

Important Information

Important Information

  • A high school diploma or GED is strongly recommended and is required by most employers. 
  • All courses are not offered every semester.
  • Some courses require prerequisites. Please check course descriptions carefully.
Program Coordinator
Sharon Lutkus
203-596-2197 (p)
203-575-8243 (f)
Room: K404
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
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Information Sessions
Information Sessions

Where are you going? 

There has never been a better time to think about education or training options that will help you be job ready in just days, weeks, or months. 

Program areas include: Business, Health Care, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Fitness, Security, Welding and more...

Join us at one of the free sessions below and explore the short-term job training programs we offer. 

All programs - Waterbury

NVCC, 750 Chase Parkway

CRN 4166 Tue., November 8, 12:00 pm, Room K612

Welding Only - Includes Tour - Waterbury

CRN 4261 Wed., December 7, 6:30 pm, Room T531

All programs - Danbury

CRN 4165 Thur., October 6, 2:00 pm, Room D305 (190 Main Street)

CRN 4167 Wed., December 7, 5:30pm, Room D305 (190 Main Street)

The sessions are FREE! Groups are usually small and provide lots of opportunity to have your questions answered.

Registration is requested:

Please call 203-575-8029 or 203-437-9699 to register.

Non-credit Lifelong Learning Catalog
Non-credit Lifelong Learning Catalog

NCLL Registration Form
NCLL Registration Form