To remain competitive, manufacturers must create a pipeline of highly-skilled workers

Two common problems, have one common solution:
  1. To remain globally competitive, manufacturers must find enough globally qualified workers.
  2. Technically minded individuals desire a well-paying, challenging career they can start TODAY.

The solution is KY FAME.

The Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is a partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement dualtrack, apprenticeship-style training that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers. The primary method to achieve this goal is through partnerships with local educational institutions to offer the Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT).

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Mission
The purpose of the Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education Inc. (KY FAME) is to be the catalyst for developing world-class technical talent for manufacturing.  KY FAME will strive to be a conduit between industry and education with a primary focus on meeting the needs of manufacturers.

Vision & Goals
KY FAME works closely with educational institutions to establish and endorse programs and curricula that develop the necessary skill-sets for students to be prepared in Kentucky’s manufacturing job market. KY FAME collaborates with Kentucky manufacturers, educators, and the public sector to:

  • Increase the skills levels of employees in the manufacturing industry;
  • Improve the image of the manufacturing industry;
  • Promote manufacturing-related career pathway opportunities;
  • Implement the industrial maintenance technician development program known as the Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT);
  • Support the creation of additional skills training programs in the model of AMT to increase the skills levels of manufacturing employees.

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