Start college with the confidence you have what it takes to succeed and get on the FastTRAC to a rewarding career in Healthcare or Manufacturing.

 

FastTRAC: “Pathways to HEALTHCARE Careers”


FREE college preparation course to get you on the FastTRAC to a rewarding career in one of Southern Minnesota's fastest growing fields! 

FastTRAC is a free program that can prepare you for college success in just 8 weeks! Brush up your reading, math or computer skills - while exploring exciting healthcare careers available in the region. You'll make connections in the healthcare industry and with area Workforce Centers as you develop a plan for your future. At the successful completion of your FastTRAC course, you will be prepared to begin South Central College's Basic Nursing program and may qualify for resources to attend Basic Nursing 101 and/or Medical Terminology in the Spring 2015 Semester. 

DATES & REGISTRATION
Blue Earth Area
October 21 - December 16, 2014
Tuesday/Thursday 9 am - 12 pm
Information and Registration: (507) 526-3172
LeSuer Area
October 20 - December 17, 2014
Monday/Wednesday 4 - 7 pm
Information & Registration: Call (507) 665-4626
Mankato Area
October 21 - December 16, 2014
Tuesday/Thursday 1 - 4 pm
Information and Registration: Call (507) 345-5222

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
You may qualify if you:
- are 17 or older and not enrolled in high school
- are legally eligible to work in the U.S.
- are unemployed or underemployed (part-time or low-wage incomes)
- are not academically prepared for college (based on Test of Adult Basic Education)

REQUIREMENTS
To participate, you must:
- call to register (application, basic skills test and interview required)
- complete a background study ($20)
- be physically and emotionally prepared to perform healthcare work (most healthcare careers require lifting, standing for 8 hour shifts, night, weekend & holiday hours, and close contact with others)
- commit to attending class periods and at least 6 hours of homework per week

 

FastTRAC: “Pathways to MANUFACTURING Careers”
Welding, Machining or Mechatronics (Maintenance)


FREE college preparation course to get you on the FastTRAC to a rewarding career in this high-demand field! 

FastTRAC is a free program that can prepare you for college success in just 6 weeks! Brush up your reading, math or computer skills - while exploring exciting manufacturing careers available in the region. You'll make connections with area manufacturers and Workforce Centers as you develop a plan for your future. At the successful completion of your FastTRAC course, you will be prepared to begin South Central College's welding, computer integrated machining or mechatronics (maintenance) program and may qualify for resources and academic assistance as you enroll in the Spring 2015 Semester.

DATES & REGISTRATION
November 10 - December 17, 2014
Monday/Wednesday/Friday, Noon - 3 pm
South Central College, North Mankato Campus
Information and Registration: Call Mankato Area Adult Basic Education at (507) 345-5222

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
You may qualify if you:
- will be at least 18 years old by December 15, 2014
- are legally eligible to work in the U.S.
- are unemployed or underemployed,
- are not academically prepared for college (based on Test of Adult Basic Education)
- have a HS Diploma or GED complete by July 1, 2014

REQUIREMENTS
To participate, you must:
- call to complete TABE testing and an intake interview
- be physically able to perform manufacturing work (requires heavy lifting and standing for 8 – 12 hour shifts)
- commit to attending every class and about 10 hours of homework per week

 


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