Kentucky FAME - West 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!
West Chapter Manufacturing Partners
Ready to Apply to West Chapter FAME?
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.
West Chapter News
HCC to host a signing ceremony for HOPFAME work-and-learn program on Aug. 10
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (August 2, 2022) The Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) Workforce Solutions division will host a signing ceremony to recognize incoming and HOPFAME students and the company partners who will provide on-the-job training. Second-year HOPFAME students will also be recognized for their progress toward graduation. The ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August…
HCC to introduce HOPFAME students at Hoptown Hoppers game
Event Details: HOPFAME New Cohort Introduction 6:15 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022 Hopkinsville High School Tiger Field The seventh cohort of the Hopkinsville chapter (HOPFAME) of the Kentucky Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME) will be introduced to the community before the Hoptown Hoppers game at 6:15 on July 15 as part of Workforce…
HCC Names 2022 HOPFAME Distinguished Graduate
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (May 20, 2022) Spencer Harned has been named the 2022 HOPFAME Distinguished Graduate at Hopkinsville Community College. Harned earned an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in industrial maintenance technology upon graduation and completion of the HOPFAME program, which is a work-and-learn partnership between HCC and nearly 20 regional manufacturers. Harned, who was…