Fast Track Prepares You For Career and College Success

FastTrack

Pathways to Manufacturing Careers | Pathways to Healthcare Careers 

FREE college preparation courses to get you on the FastTrack to a rewarding career in high-demand fields!

Looking to increase your skills and prepare yourself for a career in a high-wage field? FastTrack Pathways to Careers is a FREE program that prepares students for college success. Enroll now and start working toward a better future. Brush up on your reading, math or computer skills while exploring exciting careers in healthcare and manufacturing. Start your program today! Scholarship and additional support services available to help support college success. Call Mankato Area Adult Basic Education at (507) 345-5222 for more information and to see if you qualify. Ask about the FastTrack Pathways!


Pathways to Manufacturing Careers
Machining, Mechatronics and Welding

In just weeks you could be ready to begin college to train for a rewarding career in Advanced Manufacturing. FastTrack is a free preparation course that will help you brush up on your reading, math or computer science skills, while exploring the many manufacturing careers available in the region.

Upon successful completion of the FastTrack course, you will be prepared to enroll in South Central College’s manufacturing core courses, which will prepare you to take the assessment for the MSSC Certified Production Technician, a nationally recognized industry credential. These core courses are also the first step in South Central College’s Advanced Manufacturing pathways for machining, mechatronics and welding. Additional financial resources may be available to help cover the cost of your education. 

Eligibility & Participation Criteria
To qualify to participate you must:

  • Be 18 years old with a HS Diploma or GED 
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Education with results indicating you are not academically prepared for college
  • Be physically able to perform manufacturing work
  • Commit to attending class and completing homework each week

Next FastTrack Course
July 5 - August 14
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday
9 am - 12 pm
South Central College North Mankato Campus

Information and Registration: (507) 345-5222


Pathways to Healthcare Careers

In just weeks you could be ready to begin college to train for a rewarding career in healthcare. FastTrack is a free preparation course that will help you brush up on your reading, math and computer science skills, while exploring the exciting healthcare careers available in the region.

Upon successful completion of the FastTrack course, you will be prepared to begin South Central College’s Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy and Medical Laboratory Technician programs. Additional financial resources may be available to help cover the cost of your education.

Eligibility & Participation Criteria
To qualify to participate you must:

  • Be 17 years old 
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Education with results indicating you are not academically prepared for college
  • Be physically able to perform healthcare work
  • Complete a background study ($20)
  • Commit to attending class and completing homework each week 

Next FastTrack Courses

Blue Earth Area
July 31 - August 11
Monday - Friday  9 am - 1 pm
Information and Registration: (507) 526-3172

Le Sueur Area
June 12 - August 8
Tuesday/Thursday 9 am - 12 pm
Information and Registration: (507) 665-4626

Mankato Area
June 14 - August 9
Monday/Wednesday 9 am - 12 pm 
South Central College North Mankato Campus
Information and Registration: (507) 345-5222



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