Central Virginia Chapter
The Virginia Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (VA FAME) - Central Virginia Chapter's mission is to create a pipeline of global-best, entry-level multiskilled maintenance technicians to support manufacturers in and near Prince George County. Central Virginia FAME delivers the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program to develop and grow a skilled pipeline of workers through the engagement of the current and future workforce in partnership with industry and the community.
DIVE INTO A CHALLENGING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER
You’re smart, career-oriented, and ready for a well-paying career right now. With Central Virginia 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.
Once you’re accepted into the FAME AMT program, you will begin work on a combination education/training program to earn an associate’s degree as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT). During the week, you will attend classes at a Richard Bland College and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing as well as work for a local employer – all while being paid a competitive wage for your work.
After five semesters you will have earned an associate degree and two years of work experience. 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!
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Candidates for FAME should be career-oriented, academically prepared students seeking rewarding work with attractive benefits who thrive within highly regimented, hands-on programs and are aiming to advance quickly in their career. All participants must be college-ready high school graduates interested in pursuing a concentrated two-year, debt-free degree and looking to gain a practical set of valuable and transferable technical skills.
Central Virginia Chapter Events
WV FAME Chapter to Host Open House
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2023 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Leanne Stowers Economic Development Manager 304-757-0318 firstname.lastname@example.org WV FAME Chapter to Host Open House HURRICANE, W.Va – The Putnam County Development Authority, the cornerstone organization for the Kanawha Valley FAME Chapter, will host an open house on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.…
HCC to Host HOPFAME Family Night March 21
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (February 27, 2023) Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will host a HOPFAME Family Night at 5 – 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21 in the Emerging Technologies Building on HCC’s Hopkinsville campus. The event is an informational session for individuals and their families who are interested in a career in advanced manufacturing and are available to…
TX FAME – Lone Star and TSTC invite you to the first PREVIEW event on January 25th
You do not want to miss this event! Texas (January 15, 2023) Texas State Technical College (TSTC) and the TX FAMELone Star Chapter invite you to attend the first preview event on Wednesday, January 25,2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the chapter’s FAME Technical Center located insideBuilding A at the Central Texas Technology…