Innovations Moving People to Achieve Certified Training (IMPACT) received a $5,629,194 Round Two grant award to increase the achievement of certifications, credentials, diplomas, and degrees through blended learning by combining experienced instructors, advanced labs, and modern technology through a new Diversified Manufacturing Technology Certificate.
Defining Features of Project:
- The Nebraska Diversified Manufacturing Technology Certificate offers courses that align with the nationally-recognized Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) credential.
- A unique blended learning approach in the courses, including 3D/4D graphic simulations of manufacturing equipment and industrial environments, a traditional classroom experience, and online coursework.
- Unique support is offered to each of our students through a Participant Coach, whose goal is to support students both academically and personally in their individual endeavors.
|Project and Outcome Report|
|Project||Innovations Moving People to Achieve Certified Training (IMPACT)|
|Institution||Central Community College|
|Outcome Report||IMPACT Final Evaluation Report|
|Short-certificates earned (1 year or less)||141 students|
|Long certificates earned (1 year or more)||9 students|
|Two-year degrees earned||305 students|
|Employment*||111 employed after completion|
*= As of the time of the Final Evaluation Report
Source: Grantee’s Third-Party Evaluation