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Danbury’s Henry Abbott Tech Offers Manufacturing Info Sessions

Naugatuck Valley Community College will offer information sessions about its manufacturing technology program at Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury.
Naugatuck Valley Community College will offer information sessions about its manufacturing technology program at Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury. Photo Credit: http://www.cttech.org/ABBOTT

DANBURY, Conn. -- Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program in Danbury is hosting four information sessions this fall for students interested in earning manufacturing certification.

The sessions, all on Thursdays at 5 p.m., will be held Oct. 29, Nov. 12, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10. All sessions will be held at Henry Abbott Technical High School at 21 Hayestown Ave., Danbury. 

Students who earn their two-semester certificate in advanced manufacturing machine technology will be qualified to work in machine technology and CNC manufacturing environments. The certificate provides desired work skills by combining hands-on instruction, interactive lab experiences, theory and possible on-site manufacturing internships. 

The college offers an evening cohort at Abbott Tech. Graduates are prepared to work on the shop floor with knowledge in blueprint reading, manufacturing processes, CNC and over 400 contact hours with state-of-the-art machinery. 

Additionally, credits earned in this certificate may apply to the College of Technology's technology studies advanced manufacturing degree option, which offers seamless transfer to several four-year universities, including Central Connecticut State University. 

Students who enroll in these programs may be eligible for financial aid. In addition, these certificates are Workforce Investment Act-approved and qualify for assistance under the Veterans Retraining Programs.

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