Secure a promising career in an in-demand field through Goodwin’s Workforce-Ready program.

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No Diploma? No Problem.

This program is designed for individuals without a high school diploma or GED, so you can launch a new career without the stress of starting from scratch.

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Explore the World of Manufacturing.

You can earn your certificate in many different areas of manufacturing, so you’ll pursue a career you’re passionate about!

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Gain Hands-On Experience.

Our state-of-the-art facilities and expert faculty will provide you with the hands-on training you need to be successful.

It’s Never Too Late to Jumpstart Your Career.

Starting a new career can be intimidating, but the Workforce-Ready program makes it easy to gain the skills needed for success in the field of manufacturing. Our program is designed to prepare individuals without a high school diploma or GED with the necessary training to launch meaningful manufacturing careers. And the best part? You can earn your certificate in a variety of areas such as CNC Machining, Computer-Aided Design, Inspections, Manufacturing and Logistics, Robotics and Automation, Welding, and more!

Certificate Programs Offered

CNC degree in CT

CNC Machining

  • Most CNC classes offered evenings
  • Select Saturday classes available
CAD certificate in CT

Computer-Aided Design

  • Complete in as little as 1 semester
  • Certificate can be completed full or part-time
Industrial Service Technician certificate in CT

Industrial Service Technician

  • Classes are offered on-campus
  • Certificate can be completed full or part-time
Mechatronics certificate in CT


  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • Full-time classes available

Quality and Manufacturing Inspections

  • Complete in as few as 19 credits
  • Classes are held on-campus
Robotics and Automation program in CT

Robotics and Automation

  • Classes are offered on-campus 
  • Certificate can be completed full or part-time
Welding certificate in CT


  • Part-time classes
  • Complete in as few as 16 months

Program Requirements

  • No high school diploma or GED
  • Must successfully complete the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test

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