May 24, 2021 Grantley Adams

Winsted –May 17, 2021 – Northwestern Connecticut Community College will offer Advanced Manufacturing Systems training this fall, which will provide students with more than 100 hours of training toward a certified apprentice program. Although restrictions apply, businesses may qualify to receive free training for their employees.

“We are excited to offer this opportunity for students who are looking to further advance their education and training in the field of manufacturing,” said Gary Carra, Interim Director of Business, Technology and Industry Training for Northwestern. “We understand the need for this training and are looking forward to working with Connecticut businesses to provide them with this opportunity as well.”

Topics to be covered will include: Shop Math, Overview of Blueprint, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Overview of Mechanical Maintenance, and Overview of Industrial Maintenance. Training will be one day a week for a duration of two semesters allowing training to be complete in less than a year. Students who complete the program will receive a certificate issued by Northwestern through the Connecticut College of Technology.

“Completion of the program will also qualify students to enroll in a certified state apprentice program, allowing for further training and advancement opportunities,” said Carra.

For more information contact Gary Carra at


NCCC is closely following State Health Guidelines relating to COVID-19.