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

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 system that they say will assistance meet the wants 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 staff. She stated that is exactly where Framatome comes in.

“We have the technologies. We basically require the workforce, the sources, folks who are committed and prepared to make the work by way of this system 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 function expertise that students would be obtaining is special. Students can earn an Associate’s degree in Applied Science when functioning for Framatome.

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“They get useful function expertise when they are also going back and forth amongst classes and their function. They get rewards they get holiday and they graduate debt-absolutely free and the chance to have a complete-time job at Framatome,” stated Ranson.

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

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