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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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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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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

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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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

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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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

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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Renewable Resources and Energy

Urban Forestry

Earning potential: $33,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

As an arborist, you will help keep our neighborhoods and roads natural looking beautiful, by performing, tree health, tree removal, and pruning.

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GREEN JOB

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 CAREER VOCATIONAL TRAINING

IS ALSO AVAILABLE. SEE DETAINS ON THE CONNECT PAGE.

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LEARN

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TRAIN

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CONNECT

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