At JCTC, we believe in making you stand out. By participating in the greater Louisville KY FAME'S Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) Program at Jefferson, you’ll do just that.
The program combines college coursework with paid, on-the-job training, and leads you to your certification as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician. You’ll also have the tools needed for a challenging, rewarding career with area manufacturers. Find a list of KYFAME’s participating companies here.
Are you a high school senior with an expected graduation date of May or June or a recent high school graduate? Did you score…
19 or higher on the math portion of the ACT?
18 or higher on the English portion of the ACT?
20 or higher on the reading portion of the ACT?
Do you have a sincere interest in pursuing a career in manufacturing? If so, we want you to apply!
STEP 2: Complete the AMT application and email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org You'll also need to send: Your high school transcript and any college transcripts. Your expected graduation date from your High School guidance counselor if still in High School. A short essay (500 words or less) expressing your interest in working as an advanced manufacturing technician and your goal for applying to the program.
STEP 3: Apply to JCTC using the college’s free application.
You'll need your:
Don’t forget, if you need to apply for financial aid, you’ll need to do so as early as possible at www.FAFSA.ed.gov. All financial aid, grants, scholarships and loans start with the FAFSA.
If you enjoy technology, tools, working with your hands, and solving big problems, we encourage you to apply. The AMT isn't for everybody, and application to the program is competitive. But for those who are accepted, it's the start of an excellent career.
You’ll be covering topics like electricity, robotics, fluid power, mechanics, fabrication, industrial troubleshooting, and many other topics.
You'll also work in manufacturing core exercises like safety culture, visual workplace organization, lean manufacturing, problem solving and machine reliability. Other exercises will cover the six professional behaviors: work attendance, initiative, diligence, interpersonal relations, teamwork, and verbal and written communication.