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.
DIVE INTO A CHALLENGING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER
Students participating in the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) Program will earn an Associate of Science Degree in Engineering Technology from Northwestern State University (NSU). This degree combined with additional technical courses through the Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC)—Natchitoches Campus will result in an AMT Certificate from CLTCC. 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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Northwestern State University & Central Louisiana Technical Community College have teamed up to offer 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.
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