Integrated Education and Training (IET) Jumpstart Programs

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Integrated Education & Training (IET) Jumpstart Programs

Give your career and academic goals a boost with DMACC's IET Jumpstart programs! Jumpstart helps qualifying students become ready for jobs in certain high-demand industries. We combine training, academic support, and career preparation so you can succeed.

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Jumpstart may be for you!

If you:

  • Are an English Language Learner in the High Intermediate to Advanced Level
  • Are a student without a high school diploma/equivalency or currently enrolled in the HiSET program
  • Need extra academic help to complete your training

Support may include help learning industry terms, strengthening math, reading, writing, and English language skills in or out of the classroom, finding a job, and getting ready for skills testing/certification.

Currently DMACC offers Jumpstart programs in these areas:

Nurse Aide (CNA)


Prepares students for a career in the healthcare field by participating in a CNA training that provides extra academic support and career preparation. Students complete required classroom/lab and clinical hours while receiving additional supports to prepare for the state CNA written and skills exams required to be eligible for employment.

  • 16-week course
  • Offered: August 2024
  • Cost: Free for qualifying students

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)


Helps English Language Learners get ready for a career in the trucking industry by preparing for the Commercial Learner’s Permit exam, enhancing job readiness skills, and learning career-specific vocabulary. Upon completion of CDL Jumpstart, students will transition into the DMACC CDL program to receive their Class A or B CDL Certification.

  • 4-week course
  • Offered: April, June (Perry), August and October 2024
  • Cost: Free for qualifying students

Best yet.
Jumpstart is FREE for qualifying students.

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