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Advanced Manufacturing

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LRCC’s NEW training programs in Advanced Manufacturing will prepare talented workers to meet the big demand from our local area manufacturers for highly skilled machinist.

Associate’s Degree Programs

Advanced Manufacturing Degree
This program of study is open to those unemployed, underemployed and under skilled upon completion of the certificate program and who wish to have or continue with a career in advanced manufacturing and improve their chances for a great paying job or a promotion.

  • A 2-year program of study taking enrollees to an even higher level of technical competency than the certificate program.
  • Participants will be trained in advanced levels of mathematics, quality assurance, operations management, process design & development, production, etc.
     
  • Those who complete this manufacturer endorsed training will receive an Associate’s Degree which will provide you even greater leadership opportunities in this field as well as prepare you to further your learning in completing a bachelor’s degree.

The Advanced Manufacturing Degree at Lakes Region Community College consists of 11 major core courses, 5 of which are the core courses of the Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program.

Successful students should have the necessary skills to enter the manufacturing workforce, or excel in current manufacturing employment, in positions a step higher than entry level.

Students will have an understanding of manufacturing operations and processes. In addition, students will have acquired skills for decision making in the manufacturing environment using quantitative and qualitative data.

Students will have knowledge in materials, processes, quality control, machine operations, machine set-up and tool section, employee empowerment skills, critical thinking skill, oral and technical communication skills, and operation management skills.

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Electro -Mechanical Technologies Degree

The Electro-Mechanical Technologies Degree at Lakes Region Community College consists of 11 core courses. Three of the core courses are part of the Advanced Manufacturing Degree and four of the core courses are part of the Electrical Power and Controls Technologies Degree.

Successful students should have the necessary skills to enter the manufacturing work force, or excel in current employment, in machine technician positions. Students will have an understanding of electrical and mechanical theory and principals.

Students will have acquired skills in troubleshooting electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems. Students will also have acquired skills in Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) machine operations, electrical controls programmable controllers, principles of electrical motors, critical thinking skills, and oral and technical communication skills.
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Certificate Program

Advanced Manufacturing Certificate

This program of study is open to those unemployed, underemployed and under skilled with a high school diploma or GED who wish to start a career in advanced manufacturing and improve their opportunities to more quickly secure a great paying job.

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This program is sponsored by (or in part by) a $19.97 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration TAACCCT Grant #TC-22504-ll-60-A-33. The Community College System of NH is an equal opportunity employer, and adaptive equipment is available upon request to persons with disabilities.

Some interesting facts*

  • Average annual compensation of manufacturing jobs is $75,027.00.
  • Manufacturing is the #1 industry sector in New Hampshire making up to 19% of the State’s economy.

 

*Smart Manufacturing and High Technology lead NH Economy Report, March 2011 and Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing Educational Advisory Council, 2008.