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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About LA FAME
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
NWLA FAME TO HOST SIGNING CEREMONY FOR INCOMING CLASS OF TRAINEES
(SHREVEPORT, LA) The Northwest Louisiana chapter of the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (NWLA FAME) will host a signing ceremony for the incoming class of Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) candidates at Bossier Parish Community College Wednesday May 24 at 11:30 am. The NWLA FAME chapter membership is made up of eight manufacturers, Bossier Parish Community…
NWLA FAME Manufacturing Training Program Grows
Hosting Open House for Applicants January 25 (Shreveport, LA) – The Northwest Louisiana chapter of the Federation for Advanced ManufacturingEducation (NWLA FAME) is excited to announce the addition of International Paper in Mansfield to itsroster of employers working together to develop a pipeline of skilled technicians to support the regionalmanufacturing industry. The NWLA FAME chapter…
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…