Kentucky FAME - SKY FAME 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
The Southcentral Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (SKY FAME) is a partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement a work-and-learn style program that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers. With SKY FAME, students can dive into a challenging Advanced Manufacturing career while simultaneously earning a college degree, and the potential to graduate with zero student debt!
Students will attend classes at SKYCTC Franklin-Simpson Center (Franklin, KY) two days a week and work a minimum of 24 hours a week for a local manufacturer – all while being paid a competitive wage. Students study a multi-craft technical skill set, including electricity, robotics, fluid power, mechanics, fabrication, industrial troubleshooting, and much more. After five semesters, students will have earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Industrial Maintenance Technology-Advanced Manufacturing Technician Track and over 1,800 hours of on-the-job work experience.
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You’re smart, career-oriented, and ready for a well-paying career right now. With SKY FAME, you can dive into a challenging advanced manufacturing career while receiving an associate’s degree, personalized on-the-job training, and world class student support services.
SKY FAME Chapter News
HOPFAME to Host Facebook Live March 25
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will host a HOPFAME Facebook Live event starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, on HCC’s Facebook page. The event is an informational session for individuals and their families who are interested in a career in advanced manufacturing and are available to begin courses in the fall of…
SKY FAME Student Spotlight: Brilee Harris
“I chose the SKY FAME program because not only did it sound like a great opportunity to get my advanced manufacturing degree in only two years. I was also able to work throughout the program so that I could gain knowledge and continue to make money while I was in school,” said Brilee Harris, a…
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…