Organization name: Conexus Indiana

Program Type

Work-based learning programs

Ages Served:

19-25 Years


Brief Program Summary: Catapult Indiana is a 160-hour advanced manufacturing training program offered to unemployed and underemployed adults and high school students. Curriculum is delivered both in a classroom setting and through simulated work experiences and introduces students to key advanced manufacturing and logistics principles. Students also develop critical thinking skills, a superior work ethic and an understanding of production processes and expectations. Catapult graduates enter the workforce with the hard skills to succeed on the first day on the job and the soft skills to launch a life-long career in the advanced manufacturing industry.
Success Metrics: Catapult averages an 80-85% graduation rate and a 90-95% job placement rate in positions paying $16/hour. Within 12-18 months, most students have advanced to positions earning $20-$25/hour plus benefits.


Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served


Black or African Americans Annually Served


Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served


Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A


Annual Operating Cost: $400,000
Initial Start-Up Cost: $400,000

Contact Information

Organization Name: Conexus Indiana
Respondents Name: Brad Rhorer


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