The award-winning Rochester Campus is an extension of Great Bay Community College with a focus on short term advanced manufacturing and technical programs that lead to employment in high demand fields. The Rochester Campus offers a convenient location for students to pursue a career in advanced composites manufacturing, nondestructive testing, computer numeric control (CNC) or welding. The Rochester Campus also serves local employers by providing short term and customized training in our state-of-the-art labs.


  • Offering courses and training for high demand careers.
  • Flexible schedules, short term programs, full and part time options.
  • Hands on learning in state-of-the-art labs for advanced composites manufacturing, nondestructive testing, computer numeric control.
  • Courses will fulfill training needs for BAE Systems in Merrimack NH, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and other area manufacturers.

Programs & Certifications

Great Bay offers both credit and non-credit technical skills programs, all of which are taught at our Rochester campus.

Credit Programs

  • Nondestructive Testing (NDT)
  • Computer Numeric Control (CNC)
  • Welding

Non-Credit Programs

  • Solid Modeling
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Coordinated Measuring Machine (CMM) Programming

In-Demand Skills Training

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Safety Training
  • Hand tool skills
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Precision Machining
  • Construction Math
  • Technical Blueprint Reading
  • Intro to CAD Technology

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Program Options

Need More Info?

Need more information about Rochester’s technical skills programs?

Call us at 603-427-7773 or send an email to GreatbayBTC@ccsnh.edu