January 5, 2020 Duc Tinh

Manufacturing Processes Certificate

Becoming Connecticut State Community College

STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. Click here for more details about this merger.


Sharon Gusky, sgusky@nwcc.edu, 860.738.6395
Doug Mooney, dmooney@nwcc.edu, 860.738.6401


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  1. Use common methods of machining to shape parts to specifications with the emphasis on traditional tool room machinery (lathes, milling machines, drilling machines and grinders).
  2. Use common cutting and precision measuring tools and instruments and perform set-ups and procedures for milling machines, lathes, grinders, drill presses, and measuring instruments.
  3. Read and interpret blueprints.


EGR* 112     Engineering Drawing Specs OR – 3 credits
MFG* 124 & Blueprint Reading I AND – 5 credits
MFG*125      Blueprint Reading II
MFG* 102 Manufacturing Processes – 3 credits
MFG 103 Manufacturing Processes Lab – 1 credit

MFG* 202 Precision Machining – 3 credits
MFG* 203 Precision Machining Lab

Total Credits 10-12