NW-SCC hosted the First of Three FAME Program Open House events

By  | February 7, 2020 | Filed under: Event Photographs, News

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Thursday, February 6 Northwest Shoals Com College hosted the first of three  Discover Your Claim to FAME, open house networking events.   High school seniors and counselors from schools in Colbert, Franklin, and Winston counties had the  opportunity to hear from NW-SCC and FAME Shoals Chapter businesses. Those in attendance were able to meet with them and learn more about the FAME apprenticeship program, industrial maintenance, and advanced manufacturing.

The event featured NW-SCC FAME program representatives and company representatives from FLEXCO, Freightcar America, Pilgrim’s Pride, Mid-South Central Extrusion Die Company, Constellium, Essity, and North American Lighting.

The Alabama FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program at NW-SCC is a pathway to a challenging and well-paying career as a multi-skilled technician. Students will attend classes two full days per week (16-20 hours per week) while working three full days a week (24+ contact hours) with a sponsoring company. FAME Students earn a competitive wage while attending college and gain priceless work experience. Over two years, students can earn as much as $33,500, which with planning can cover all of a student’s education expenses.

 

 

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