Transportation-Related Training under CT-MET

Gateway Community College is the lead in the statewide CT Manufacturing, Energy and Transportation (CT-MET) initiative.

Tuition-Free Training

CT-MET makes it possible for Gateway to offer training in non-credit programs leading to careers in the transportation industry or to continued higher-level education.
CT-MET training is particularly suited for persons who are part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance program due to a job loss.
Click on Transportation Career Trainee Program or Small Engine Repair & Technology for details on our free programs.
Free programs require attendance at mandatory orientations where transferable skills are assessed. Spots in these trainings are determined after orientation.

Higher-Level Education

CT-MET provides Academic Skills Enhancement Programs through  “Boot Camps” and also Embedded Tutoring within the credit-based Automotive programs and the Railroad Engineering Associate Degree.  Dedicated tutors are integrated into essential first year courses to ensure success and provide math and reading support.

Contact Ann Harrison for more information:

Transportation offerings include:

Transportation Career Trainee Program: Classes begin March 3, 2014.  

Railroad Engineering Associates Degree (Electro-Mechanical or Signaling & Communications):  Provides preparation for technical career opportunities specifically within the rail industry, including repair and maintenance of railroad signaling and communication systems, as well as railcars.

General Automotive (Certificate and A.A.S. degree), and the General Motors-ASEP & AC Delco-TSEP (A.A.S. degree):  These credit-based programs provide entry level mechanical skills to become skilled automotive technicians, and also for prepare for jobs in alternative energy transportation operations. General Motors-ASEP & AC Delco-TSEP programs require dealer or garage sponsorship. A one-year, Alternative Energy Transportation Technology credit certificate is also offered.

Small Engine Repair & Technology: Classes begin January 14, 2014!

CT-MET offerings can also be found at Manchester, Northwestern, Norwalk, Three Rivers and Quinebaug Valley community colleges.

This program is funded by the Connecticut Manufacturing, Energy and Transportation Initiative, a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. CT-MET is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For TDD/TTY or relay service information, please call (203) 285-2233.




For more information contact:

Ann Harrison
Continuing Education Coordinator/CT-MET
(203) 285-2300


Or click on the Fall 2013 Bulletin for the latest schedules.