Short Term Programs & Courses

Now Offered at the Rochester Campus

As little as 6 months, six-week and boot camp programs in high-tech and high-demand fields

Short-term certificate programs address the needs of business and industry by quickly creating a pool of qualified employees.  Upon completion of a short-term program here at Great Bay, you are prepared for high demand careers in a variety of fields.  Short-term programs cost less than a degree program, create a platform for further education and credit programs (ACM, NDT, CNC) in particular, are designed to work in tandem with Great Bay’s two-year Associate degree programs.  The following programs are now offered at our Rochester campus:

Advanced Composites Manufacturing (ACM)
Non Destructive Testing (NDT)
Computer Numeric Control Certificate (CNC)


To meet industry demand, Great Bay Community College (GBCC) also offers three advanced manufacturing certificates: a Certificate in Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Programming, an Industrial Maintenance Certificate, and a Solidmodeling using Solidworks Certificate. All three programs – offered at the Great Bay Community College Rochester Campus – are designed for professionals looking to enhance their skills and advance their careers in manufacturing. Upon completion, Students will receive a Certificate of Completion through GBCC’s Business Training Center, which are non-credit bearing. 

Certificate in Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Programming 

Certificate in Industrial Maintenance 

Certificate Solidmodeling 


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