Free High School Equivalency Classes (formerly GED) Available

KENDALLVILLE - The Impact Institute is offering free classes to earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) or High School Diploma at 1607 E. Dowling Street in Kendallville. Workers can earn $10,000 more per year with an HSE.

Those eligible to earn an HSE will have a valid Indiana driver's license or state-issued identification, be at least 16 years old, and have dropped out of, or been separated from the high school they attended. Minors must provide parental signature and exit papers from the school last attended. In order to be eligible to attain a Diploma, students must have six or less credits to graduate and pass an end of course assessment. Review commonly asked questions and answers here.

Additional training are options are also available,including:

  • Certified Nurse's Assistant (CNA)
  • Patient Access & Registration Professional
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • CDL License (truck driving)
  • Welding & AWS Certification
  • CNC Machining (NIMS)
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Bookeeper-Quickbooks
  • Heating and Cooling (HVAC)
  • Electronics Technician

The Impact Institute exists to impact lives and create career and college-ready students.  To get started, call the Impact Institute at 888-349-0250 extension 4251 or visit