Hopkinsville, KY – October is Manufacturing Month and Hopkinsville Group School (HCC) is proud to coach college students for jobs in superior manufacturing.
HCC has greater than 25 superior manufacturing companions and aligns its applications with native enterprise wants. This prepares college students to stroll out of school and into a superb paying profession.
HCC additionally has 17 enterprise companions who provide work and be taught experiences by means of the HOPFAME program, a neighborhood chapter of the Kentucky Federation for Superior Manufacturing Training (KY FAME.)
KY FAME is a partnership of regional producers whose goal is to implement apprenticeship-style academic applications that create a pipeline of extremely expert staff.
College students in this system attend courses two days every week and work for his or her sponsoring employer three days every week. College students are paid for his or her work and doubtlessly graduate with no debt.
In line with the Kentucky Affiliation of Producers (KAM), greater than 250,000 individuals are employed by Kentucky producers and there are 4,500 manufacturing services within the state.
All through October, KAM will acknowledge a scholar or graduate from every of the 16 Kentucky Group and Technical School System (KCTCS) schools with a Rising Star in Manufacturing Award. KAM chosen HCC alumnus Jacob Thomas for the glory. Jacob graduated in Might 2020 with an affiliate in utilized science (AAS) diploma in Industrial Upkeep Expertise on an Superior Manufacturing Technician Observe by means of the HOPFAME program.
Jacob labored for Novelis as a scholar throughout his HCC HOPFAME expertise and lately accepted a full-time place with the corporate. Jacob was one among two younger males chosen by Novelis as the corporate’s first HOPFAME college students. He had the distinctive alternative to work with the corporate’s engineers and upkeep managers as their new facility in Guthrie, Kentucky was being constructed. Novelis is the main producer of flat-rolled aluminum merchandise and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum.
“From the start of his program and the HOPFAME relationship with Novelis, Jacob had a dedication to be taught, contribute and excel. He’s respectful and appreciative of others who’ve helped him up to now. He’s not afraid to cease and ask questions when mandatory. When he does have questions, he listens and takes that lesson ahead as he grows as a technician.
Jacob embodies the private traits that we worth and depend on to make sure that our plant and firm proceed to excel and succeed. Jacob is just not afraid to leap in and assist or volunteer to tackle a problem. No job is beneath him. His confidence grows with every success and he actually does deal with every day as an interview. His efforts and wishes have continued with out waiver since his place acceptance, and he has earned the boldness and respect of others.
Our upkeep crew has the ultimate determination on including new crew members. The choice to supply a full-time place to Jacob was unanimous and took nearly no time to conclude. Jacob realizes that he’s simply starting the climb in his profession and is steadily constructing a basis with dedication and schooling,“ said Novelis Upkeep Chief Andy H. Greene.
About Hopkinsville Group School
For a lot of Pennyrile Kentucky area and Fort Campbell residents, greater schooling begins at Hopkinsville Group School (HCC). The school serves 1000’s of space residents annually as a complete regional studying heart offering tutorial and technical affiliate levels; diploma and certificates applications in occupational fields; prebaccalaureate schooling; grownup, persevering with and developmental schooling; custom-made coaching for enterprise and business; and distance studying.
As a part of the Kentucky Group and Technical School System, HCC is a important part to remodeling the area’s financial system by offering residents with the schooling and coaching wanted for prime progress, excessive wage careers.
For extra info, go to Hopkinsville.kctcs.edu.
HCC is an equal alternative employer and schooling establishment.