DANVILLE, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning for a new high-tech manufacturing training center at Bluegrass Community Technical College in Danville.
Gov. Andy Beshear spoke at the ceremony and said the new facility will help fill a big void of technicians in manufacturing.
The governor mentioned students who graduate from the facility could get a job with the new Ford Plant that’s scheduled to come on line in a few years. Other opportunities include students starting their own company to provide consulting to manufacturers and businesses industry.
Students who go through the two-year program can make anywhere from $20 to $30 an hour.
Most students who go through the program will come out debt free through the work-ready skills scholarship.