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MASTER YOUR TRADE

On-the-job career technical training designed to get you workforce ready.

Job Corps is the nation's largest FREE education and job training program for young adults.

Work-based Learning

Our work-based learning (WBL) program provides students with opportunities to link their career technical training with practical, on-the-job activities. Students participating in WBL improve their work habits and attitudes, identification of goals and aptitudes, and the motivation to complete and further their education.

Green Jobs Training

Job Corps is committed to the development of green job training and preparing students like you for successful careers in the green economy. All students who enter the Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive and Machine Repair, or Construction training areas will develop specific knowledge and skills related to green technology and industry practices.

If you choose to train in one or more of these industries, you will receive the latest training available to prepare you for this growing industry. The green workforce is here to stay, and qualified green workers will continue to be in demand for many years to come.

Look for the label GREEN JOB below.

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Automotive and Machine Repair

Advanced Auto Diesel/Collision

Earning potential: $49,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Maintain service operations by inspecting, maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing both electric and internal combustion engine vehicles.

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Transportation

Advanced Heavy Truck Driving

Earning potential: $58,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Heavy truck drivers operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity of more than 26,000 pounds to transport goods from one location to another. These drivers deliver goods over intercity routes, often spanning several states.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Welding

Earning potential: $40,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Participants will learn the most commonly utilized welding processes including welding terminology, weld design, welding safety, electrical theory, the weldability of metals, and welding quality control.

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Automotive and Machine Repair

Automotive and General Service Technician

Earning potential: $38,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Test vehicle systems and parts, identify mechanical problems, perform basic maintenance, repair and replace parts, and interact with clients. Work on engines, transmissions, drive belts, brakes, electronic steering systems, diagnostic tools, power tools, and common hand tools.

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Construction

Carpentry

Earning potential: $42,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Carpenters build things like wood buildings, floor systems, roof framing, walls, ceiling, windows, and molding. Responsibility for following blueprints is expected as well.

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Information Technology

Computer Technician

Earning potential: $37,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Computer technicians install, maintain and repair computers and networks. They also set up computer security measures, configure computer networks, and offer technical support on-site or via phone or email.

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Hospitality

Culinary Arts

Earning potential: $24,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

A culinary artist wears many hats including chef and cook. They are responsible for not only making the food taste great but making it look fabulous as well.

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Construction

Electrical

Earning potential: $31,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Electricians install and maintain wiring and lighting systems, inspect electrical components, and identify and repair a variety of electrical problems.

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Construction

Facility Maintenance

Earning potential: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Facilities maintenance workers perform routine repairs and preventive maintenance to ensure building systems operate efficiently.

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Transportation

Inland River System - Deckhand

Earning potential: $39,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Inland River Deckhands perform physical labor aboard vessels and barges. Their day-to-day tasks can include making and breaking tow, standing watch, and cleaning the interior and exterior of vessels. Deckhands generally perform these tasks outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

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Transportation

Material and Distribution Operations

Earning potential: $25,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Materials handlers oversee the process of taking materials from one location to another as well as extracting and loading the materials to be transported.

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Healthcare

Medical Office Support

Earning potential: $33,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Medical office support staff work at the front desk of a medical office. they perform a variety of tasks vital to the operation of a medical office including dealing with patients, filing medical documents and handling insurance forms, and handling anything that comes up in a clinical office.

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Information Technology

Network Cable Installation

Earning potential: $54,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Cable installers work in homes and businesses to install and repair telecommunications cables for phone lines, internet access, and cable television.

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Healthcare

Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide

Earning potential: $26,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Home health aides are non-licensed members of the home care team that assist patients who wish to receive care in the comfort of their own home with daily living.

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Finance and Business

Office Administration

Earning potential: $34,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Office administrators perform daily duties that include financial planning, record keeping, billing, personnel, inventory, and logistics, within a business.

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Construction

Plumbing

Earning potential: $29,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems.

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Construction

Tile Setting

Earning potential: $40,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Tile setters are responsible for installing tile on walls, ceilings, floors, and other surfaces in buildings and residences.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Welding

Earning potential: $37,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Participants will learn the most commonly utilized welding processes including welding terminology, weld design, welding safety, electrical theory, the weldability of metals, and welding quality control.

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GREEN JOB

Keep in mind that details will vary depending on your specific background, goals, and interests.
A Job Corps recruiter can help you get all the answers you need.

Off-site career vocational training

Is available in the following career areas

Advanced Manufacturing

ADVANCED CAREER VOCATIONAL TRAINING

IS ALSO AVAILABLE. SEE DETAINS ON THE CONNECT PAGE.

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