This program combines cutting-edge curriculum with paid work experience; it integrates highly sought-after business principles and best practices of world-class manufacturers. it is more than a job; it is a pathway to a successful career.
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Bossier Parish Community College offers the FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program. Earn money while you attend classes; gain valuable experience; start your career–and you could graduate debt free!
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AMT is more than just sitting in the classroom. The college and the manufacturer work closely together to enhance student learning. In addition to gaining skill mastery in the education portion of the program, students learn about the culture of manufacturing through workshops such as safety culture, visual workplace organization, lean manufacturing, problem solving, and machine reliability–and by working in a facility three days a week. Students earn a wage while attending college and gain priceless work experience and solid work ethic behaviors with global and local manufacturers.
Louisiana FAME News
Class Begins for FAME Northwest Louisiana Chapter
Shreveport, LA – Thursday, August 18, 2022 marked the first day of class for the inaugural cohort of Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) students in the Northwest Louisiana FAME program. FAME is the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, a national program of the Manufacturing Institute, and currently has over thirty chapters across the country. The NWLA…
LA FAME – Northwest Chapter: New program pays to be in manufacturing
BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A new program is training the next workforce of skilled technicians. A open house was held Wednesday afternoon at BPCC for people interested in studying manufacturing for apprenticeships to develop skilled technicians to work at six different local companies. Which include Benteler Steel Tube, Frymaster, Maxim Watermakers, Music Mountain Water,…
LA FAME – Northwest Chapter: Signing Day
There will be a signing ceremony for the members of a new Northwest Louisiana chapter of the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (NWLA FAME). This apprenticeship program will develop a pipeline of skilled technicians to support the regional manufacturing sector. The NWLA FAME chapter members include Benteler Steel/Tube, Frymaster, Maxim Watermakers, Music Mountain Water, Prolec…