Manufacturing Open House

April 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
300 Building Hallway, by Room 308

All are welcome to drop in to learn more about the college’s Advanced Machining Technology and Electro-Mechanical certificate and degree programs, and tour our facilities.

Enrolling in these full-time programs, students can earn their first credentials in two semesters. With 14,000 job openings state-wide, now is the time to learn more about this exciting career path.

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

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What is it?

Advanced Manufacturing is the path to a growth-oriented career that is hands-on and high-tech, in Aerospace, Submarines, Biomedical Technology and other exciting fields. Earn a certificate in fewer than 10 months, and benefit from a 90% placement rate upon completion. According to the state Department of Labor, manufacturing jobs in Connecticut paid an average salary of $81,390.

The High Job Demand In Connecticut
source: CBIA

Connecticut is home to 4,011 manufacturing firms. As one of the largest contributors to Connecticut’s gross state product,  manufacturing is experiencing a resurgence in the state.

From power tools to roof racks, jet engines to elevators, products made in Connecticut are sold throughout the U.S. and around the world.

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For More Information On Our Advanced Manufacturing Programs and Apprenticeship Program Please Contact

Mathew Spinelli
mspinelli@tunxis.edu
860-773-1672

Or Contact the Admissions Office
860-773-1490

Machine Technology

The Machine Technology certificate and associate degree programs provide students with an advanced level of manufacturing skills sets for careers in CNC and other machining related-technologies.

Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology Certificate

Upon completion of the two-semester program, the student has options: career employment and part-time education leading to associate and four yea degrees (with real possibility of tuition reimbursement by your employer) or continue immediately in an associate degree program followed by career employment and further education.

Semester 1

MFG 124 Blue Print Reading
MFG 120 Metrology
MFG 150 Introduction to Machine Technology
MFG 166 Benchwork
MFG 168 CNC I
CAD 110 or 150 or MFG 110 Solidworks

Semester 2

QUA 114 Principles of Quality Control
MFG 105 Math II
MFG 125 Blueprint Reading II
MFG 165 Intermediate Machine Technology
MFG 160 Introduction to GD&T
MFG 256 CNC II

Technology Studies: Machine Technology option (A.S.)

The Technology Studies–Machine Technology Option provides a comprehensive general education in engineering technology, industrial technology, mathematics, and sciences, with a concentrated focus on machining technology.  Completion of the entire program with an average grade of “C” provides for automatic continuation at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Technology or Charter Oak State College, where you can earn a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology, industrial technology, or technology education.

The degree program is comprised of the credits in the Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology Certificate, plus an additional one year, full time status in General Education courses.

Interested in a career in manufacturing?
There are over 13,000 unfilled manufacturing positions in CT.
New, Advanced Manufacturing Technology programs and other training opportunities are coming to Tunxis this fall!

Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technology

This three-semester program includes both certificates below – Electronics Controls Certificate and Manufacturing Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technology Certificate.

Electro-mechanical technicians work with engineers, machinists, and designers, to develop/modify products and create manufacturing systems that meet customer demands. You’ll troubleshoot electrical, electronics, and mechanical issues on the production line and perform the repairs, making certain every step of the manufacturing system runs smoothly and efficiently.

Those seeking employment in Electro-Mechnical Maintenance Technology will need to complete both certificates below.

Electronics Controls Certificate

This two-semester certificate program provides detailed knowledge of electrical and electronics principles as applied to the design and operation of modern, high-speed manufacturing and assembly equipment.  Completing this certificate will provide you the requisite skills sets to troubleshoot electrical and electronics problems within the manufacturing environment.

Semester 1

MFG 133 Mathematics for Electricity & Electronics
MFG 137 Circuit Theory I
MFG 138 Digital Fundamentals
MFG 139 Circuit Theory II
MFG 140 Robotics

Semester 2

MFG 142 Electronic Circuits & Devices
MFG 143 Industrial Motor Controls
MFG 170 Introduction To Automated Manufacturing
MFG 146 Programmable Logic Controllers
MFG 147 Microprocessors & Controllers

Manufacturing Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technology Certificate

This one-semester certificate complements and supplements the two semester Electronics Controls Systems certificate program and provides more in depth  electronics and electrical competencies together with coursework in the maintenance and repair of mechanical instruments and machines.  This additional certificate will provide the skills sets required to enter several diverse fields such as manufacturing, health industry, distribution systems, machining industry, and engineering. The technology of computer- directed design, production, warehousing, distribution, and wholesale and retailing requires the knowledge and skills inherent in the certificate program.

Semester 1

MFG 158 Pneumatics & Hydraulics
MFG 159 Industrial Maintenance
MFG 162 CNC Maintenance & Repair I
MFG 163 CNC Maintenance & Repair II
MFG 164 Electro-Mechanical Seminar/Internship

Technology Studies: Manufacturing Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technology Option (A.S)

This degree option provides comprehensive foundation course work in electro-mechanical industrial and engineering technologies, electronic controls, mathematics and physical sciences for continuation in a four-year technology degree program. A grade average of “C” is required for automatic continuation at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Technology, where you can earn a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering technology, industrial technology or technology education.

Students who complete the associate degree possess a wide variety of career options including electo-mechanical systems repair; electronics research and development; robotic and automated systems analysis; controls systems technician, and electronics systems installation, maintenance and repair.

The degree program is comprised of the credits in the Manufacturing Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technology Certificate Electronics Controls Certificate, plus an additional one year full time of General Education courses.

Customized Skills Training and Professional Development

What We Do: On Demand – Customizable Training

Your organization’s success depends on an engaged workforce. We help you succeed by developing and delivering training programs that help your employees stay engaged, motivated and capable of meeting the demands of the future. Training available at your company on the Farmington Campus or our training facility in Bristol.

Our professional training programs cover a range of disciplines:

  • AutoCAD
  • Blueprint Reading/GD&T
  • Manufacturing Math
  • Lean Principles and Training
  • OSAH 10/30 Safety Workshops
  • Business Courses
  • Business Writing
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Computer Skills, Excel, Access, Office and more
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Supervisor/Leadership Skills
  • Metrology
  • Quality
  • ISO
  • Solidworks

Classes delivered in short sessions and we can accommodate small and large training classes ranging from five to fifty or more. We offer flexible training times including weekdays, nights, weekends and even in-between shifts.

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