Study Grants + Immersive Training = New Doors Swinging Open - MedCerts

Is Short-Term Online Career Training Right for You?

Imagine the professional opportunities that will present themselves when you have the skills and knowledge that come from in-demand training programs. With the help of study grants, this vision can become your future.

Job seekers know that the job market for nearly every industry is rapidly evolving, with new requirements and expectations from prospective employers making it a challenge to craft the perfect resume. That’s why it’s so important to stay up-to-date with the latest tech trends and news affecting the career you want.

At the same time, new opportunities can come when you least expect them. To recognize them, you need a positive and even optimistic attitude. That’s easier when you are setting yourself up for success — and one way to do that is to enroll in an immersive training program. When you prepare yourself with a deep-dive entry into the career of your dreams, you're on your way to making it a reality.

Immersive Training Program Defined

Immersive training is a modern teaching method that uses new interactive technology to present realistic experiences for improved learning. This style of teaching isn’t common, but MedCerts is a top-tier online school that makes these kinds of in-demand training programs part of the curriculum.

These types of learning could include:

  • 3D animations

  • Simulation software

  • Virtual learning environments

  • Exams based on real on-the-job skills

Sometimes, this type of training includes new artificial intelligence technology and virtual reality. This helps create real-world scenarios that help students get a true-to-life idea of what their careers will involve.

Benefits of Immersive Training

Many benefits come with this kind of learning. The most important is the interesting and engaging learning it provides. No student wants to sit through endless lecture after lecture, just listening and taking notes. While sometimes that kind of study is needed, immersive training is a way to break it up.

Another benefit of immersive learning is that it is an effective way to retain information. You’re more likely to understand the lesson when you’re actively part of the situation. You can integrate your new skills into daily practice, which then makes it easier for you to pass your certification exam when the time comes.

And gaining confidence as you up-level your career may be the best benefit of all.

Next Steps To Make It Happen

For many prospective students, the first step into the profession of their dreams is to research study grants. You may be surprised at some of the available government grants you are eligible for. You could even get free training!

One easy way to start this search is to connect with an expert at MedCerts, which is a partner with the American Job Centers in more than 30 states. You may be able to take advantage of short-term training programs in the healthcare and IT industries.

Once you have your funding locked in, you can work with the academic advisor to create a training plan for the career path you’ve always envisioned for yourself. Then you're on your way to success!

Portrait of Jennifer Kolb
Written by Jennifer Kolb
National Director of Workforce Development

As MedCerts National Director of Workforce Development, Jennifer Kolb is responsible for overseeing strategy and business development efforts at MedCerts with an emphasis on the k-career pipeline.

Prior to MedCerts, Jennifer served in several leadership positions at Tallo and Hawkes Learning where she built and lead sales and marketing, new product launches, technology development updates and an entire product relaunch to be ADA compliant.

Jennifer has spent a decade within the workforce industry working with educators, state leaders, business and industry officials, post-secondary institutions and grant organizations from across the country, all with the mission of bettering people's lives. Coming from a long line of educators and with a business-centered mindset, Jen is passionate about student success and cultivating creative strategies for ensuring all talent has access to educational and career-related opportunities.

Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and Psychology with a focus in business management from Clemson University.

Published on August 21, 2023


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