Jump into an Advanced Manufacturing Career!

FAME stands out as an exceptional work-oriented learning initiative designed to address the employment requirements and obstacles within advanced manufacturing. This demand is met through the provision of paid work experience for participants. Students undergo comprehensive training encompassing cutting-edge theoretical knowledge and hands-on labs equipped with the latest and most technologically advanced tools.

What Makes the Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program Different?

Over two years, students can earn as much as $33,500, which with planning can cover all of a student’s education expenses. There are also potential grants and financial aid.

While not guaranteed, there will be opportunities for the sponsor company to hire graduates as full time employees. Graduates of the AMT program will be equipped with the needed skills and experience that many manufacturing companies are actively seeking.

Ready to Apply to the Wiregrass FAME Chapter?

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Program Requirements

• Have and maintain a 2.5 GPA
• Be able to start MTH 100 and ENG 101
• Complete applications to both WCC and ApplytoFAME.com
• Desire to work in the technical world


Application deadline is April 1, 2024.

Enter the Workforce as an In-Demand, Skilled Technician

The goal is for students to gain valuable employment experience with manufacturing leaders while also completing their associate degree.

  • Electricity, Robotics, Fluid Power, Mechanics, PLCs, Industrial Troubleshooting
  • Manufacturing Core Exercises
  • Safety Culture, Visual Workplace Organization, Lean Manufacturing, Problem Solving, and Machine Reliability
  • Professional Behaviors
  • Interested in pursuing a manufacturing and STEM-related career path
  • Aim to advance quickly in your career to pursue the lifestyle you want

Wiregrass FAME Manufacturing Partners