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TRAIN
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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career vocational training

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Construction

Advanced Electrical

Earning potential: $60,000 per year

Length of training: 12 months

Maintain and repair the electronic components used in all electrical devices and equipment. Collaborate with other electrical workers and engineers to create and maintain specialty equipment.

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GREEN JOB

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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GREEN JOB

Construction

Cement Masonry

Earning potential: $38,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

As a cement mason, your job will include filling roads, driveways, sidewalks, bridges, foundations, and parking lots with cement. You will also make concrete beams, columns, and panels.

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GREEN JOB

Healthcare

Clinical Medical Assistant

Earning potential: $31,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Medical assistants perform a variety of duties to assist healthcare professionals including scheduling appointments, taking vital signs, succinctly conveying ideas and information to patients. People who work in this field should be good listeners, be able to handle stress, and excel at thinking clearly on the fly.

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Automotive and Machine Repair

Collision Repair and Refinish

Earning potential: $36,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Repair damaged auto bodies and body parts, straighten bent or twisted frames, and work in adverse noisy and dirty environments.

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GREEN JOB

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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GREEN JOB

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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GREEN JOB

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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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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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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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 CAREER VOCATIONAL TRAINING

IS ALSO AVAILABLE. SEE DETAINS ON THE CONNECT PAGE.

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