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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 residential education and job training program for young adults ages 16-24

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 gain improvement of 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 new 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 the jobs of today and tomorrow. 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.

Shriver Job Corps Center Career
vocational training

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Information Technology

Advanced Computer System Administrator

Earning potential: - 73 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Manages computer systems and networks for laboratories, government organizations, small businesses, and large companies across a variety of industries.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Machinist

Earning potential: - 42 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Set up, test, and adjust manufacturing and production equipment to aid engineers in their everyday tasks. Advanced Machining graduates also monitor and adjust equipment daily as needed.

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Transportation

Advanced Transportation

Earning potential: - 43 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

People with careers in this vital industry work to ensure our freight and passenger railroads, airlines, barge lines and ground transportation systems are running as safely and efficiently as possible.

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Automotive and Machine Repair

Automotive and General Service Technician

Earning potential: - 38 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 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

Construction

Cement Masonry

Earning potential: - 38 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

Information Technology

Computer Technician

Earning potential: - 37 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 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

Healthcare

Nurse Assistant/ Home Health Aide

Earning potential: - 26 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 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

Painting

Earning potential: - 37 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Painters prepare and paint interior and exterior surfaces on residential and commercial properties. Most painters learn their trade on the job or through an apprenticeship.

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GREEN JOB

Public Service

Security and Protective Services

Earning potential: - per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Guard, patrol, detect, deter, observe, report, protect, and monitor premises, to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.

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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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