FAME and EPIC Program Information Sessions at Calhoun
The Alabama F.A.M.E. (Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) includes a two-year technical Associate degree that combines cutting-edge curriculum that supports advanced manufacturing technology, paid working experience, along with learning highly sought after business principles and best practices of a world class manufacturer. Students make around $13.55 per hour and many are hired by the company upon graduation.
The Excellence in Process Industrial Controls (EPIC) program at Calhoun Community College combines an Associate of Applied Science degree in Process Technology with two years of paid, related co-op work experience with a sponsor company. Students accepted in this competitive program typically attend class at Calhoun Community College two days per week and work on-site with a local employer three days per week. There is a high demand for process technicians. Alabama ranks fourth in the nation for the highest concentration of chemical plants and system operators with an average salary of $67,930 with the 90th percentile in the $90,000 range not including overtime or benefits, which also comes in at fourth in the nation.
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