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
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.