The KAMC Foundation is dedicated to encouraging others to pursue a trade in the plumbing, heating & coolin industry. We support advancing vocational and technical programs that supply tradespeople to the industry, advancing the skills and knowledge of those already in the industry, and promoting new technology within the industry.
The Foundation's mission is to achieve excellence in the plumbing and HVAC industry by providing educational assistance, assisting and promoting secondary and post-secondary programs, developing workforce programs, providingmanagemnet and technical training to advance the growth and career success of those employed in the plumbing and HVAC industry. Check out some of the ways our members and staff work to promote the trades!
KAMC President, Bryan Tharpe of Knight's Mechanical, teaching students how to solder at the annual K4C event.
Amanda Valdivieso with KAMC teaching kindergartners about working in the trades
Want to work in the trades? Have an employee looking for extra training to prepare for his/her journeyman test?
Check out the Foundation's School of Building Mechanical Sciences!
Founded to provide quality and comprehensive education and training in the Plumbing and HVAC trades, the BMS program offers hands-on and classroom training to help students preapre themselves for the plumbing and HVAC trades and obtaining their journeyman license. in addition to teachers who are working or have worked in the trade, the program is approved through the State to count as 288 hours of work experience to count toward your journeyman license. For students not currently in the field, the school will assist them in finding employment in the field while they are going to school. Want more information? Check out their website here!
Disney Mclane Representative, PatrickThompson, training students on tankless water heater technology
Plumbing class with Chris Ranvier from the Ranvier Group, who donated an AO Smith heater to the school.