Kentucky FAME - HOPFAME Chapter
The Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is a partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement career pathway, apprenticeship-style educational programs that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers. Scroll down to find out more.
DIVE INTO A CHALLENGING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER
Once you’re accepted into KY FAME, you will begin work on a combination education/training program to earn certification as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT). You will attend classes at a local community college two days a week and work 24 hours a week for a local employer – all while being paid a competitive wage for your work. After five semesters you will have earned an associate degree in Applied Science in Industrial Maintenance Technology-Advanced Manufacturing Technician Track, 68 to 71 college credit hours, two years of work experience and the AMT certification. At that point, you’ll be ready to enter the workforce full time with all the skills needed to succeed—and with the potential of no school debt!
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You’re smart, career-oriented, and ready for a well-paying career right now. With Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME), you can dive into a challenging advanced manufacturing career while receiving the education needed to build your resume and make you highly marketable to manufacturers across the state.
HOPFAME Chapter News
HCC’s HOPFAME included in national report showing earn-and-learn programs have outstanding outcomes
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (Nov. 12, 2020) Opportunity America and the Brookings Institution have released a new report on the success of Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME), showing just how well the program is working and sharing outcomes for its graduates. KYFAME (pronounced Kentucky Fame) is a partnership of manufacturers whose purpose is to…
HCC is preparing students for high demand jobs in manufacturing
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (Oct. 16, 2020) October is Manufacturing Month and Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) is proud to train students for jobs in advanced manufacturing. HCC has more than 25 advanced manufacturing partners and aligns its programs with local business needs. This prepares students to walk out of college and into a good paying career. …
HCC Names 2020 HOPFAME Distinguished Graduate
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (August 14, 2020) Matthew Caleb Evitts has been named the 2020 HOPFAME Distinguished Graduate at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC). Evitts earned an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology in May upon completion of the HOPFAME program, which is a work-and-learn partnership between HCC and nearly 20 regional manufacturers. Evitts,…