• Tue. May 30th, 2023

‘We just require the workforce:’ Framatome relaunches Nuclear Technologies Academy at CVCC


May 25, 2023

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — Framatome announced on Thursday that they are relaunching their Nuclear Technologies Academy at Central Virginia Neighborhood College.

Initially beginning in 2004, Framatome has now committed $400,000 to this modernized plan that they say will support meet the demands of a challenged workforce.

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Katherine Williams is Framatome’s existing CFO, but quickly-to-be CEO, stated that as the demand for clean power increases, so does the require for skilled personnel. She stated that is exactly where Framatome comes in.

“We have the technologies. We just require the workforce, the sources, folks who are committed and prepared to make the work by way of this plan to get educated, and then we will take it from there and give you lots of possibilities,” stated Williams.

Craig Ranson, Senior Vice President of Installed Base America at Framatome stated that the education and perform encounter that students would be obtaining is one of a kind. Students can earn an Associate’s degree in Applied Science whilst functioning for Framatome.

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“They get useful perform encounter whilst they are also going back and forth among classes and their perform. They get rewards they get getaway and they graduate debt-totally free and the chance to have a complete-time job at Framatome,” stated Ranson.

CVCC has 30 students currently enrolled in this plan that starts in the Fall of 2023.