Project IMPACT

Innovations Moving People to Achieve Certified Training

  • Searching for employment or looking for a better opportunity?

  • Interested in a High-Wage, High-Demand, High-Skill career?

  • Needing an industry certification?

  • Are you a military veteran?

  • Are you a Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) eligible worker?

  • Then, the Nebraska Diversified Manufacturing Technology Certificate is for you!

  • This certificate offers courses that align with the nationally-recognized Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT).

  • The Nebraska Diversified Manufacturing Technology program is stackable, portable, flexible, and sustainable.

  • Project IMPACT offers one-on-one personal coaching, informational workshops, cognitive and physical assessments, and academic advising.

  • Project IMPACT serves over 95% of the state's population.

  • The Second Life learning environment will accommodate both real-time and asynchronous teaching and learning.

  • Second Life will be used to enhance and deepen the learning experience.

  • Nebraska needs more highly skilled workers for high-paying advanced manufacturing careers.

  • Project IMPACT addresses these challenges and supports participants in their journey to set themselves apart.

Set Yourself Apart

in a high-wage, high-demand career in manufacturing. Earn skills and industry-recognized credentials.

A consortium of Nebraska community colleges collaborated to develop a new Diversified Manufacturing Technology Certificate which provides industry-endorsed training and education in Safety, Quality, Production, and Maintenance. This Certificate is aligned with national skill standards and is offered at:

After earning the Certificate, students may choose to enter employment or continue their education in one of several career pathways. To explore these pathways click on the icons below.

Growing Nebraska's Workforce

Nebraska needs more highly skilled workers for high-paying advanced manufacturing careers. Many potential workers lack the skill sets needed, do not have the resources necessary for receiving the credentials or degrees required, and the current training programs do not provide the flexibility to work while furthering education. Project IMPACT addresses these challenges and aims to increase achievements of certifications, credentials, diplomas, and degrees through blended learning combining experienced instructors, advanced labs, and modern technology that will help support students in their journey to set themselves apart.

Central Community College
Metropolitan Community College
Northeast Community College
Southeast Community College
Western Nebraska Community College
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

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The consortium of institutions which comprise Project IMPACT are equal opportunity/affirmative action institutions.