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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.

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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.

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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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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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Automotive and Machine Repair

Heavy Construction Equipment Mechanic

Average salary: $49,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Work with vehicles and machines used in farming, construction and railway transport; inspect, repair and maintain them to make sure they continue to run safely at optimum efficiency.

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Automotive and Machine Repair

Maintenance and Light Repair

Average salary: $38,000 per year

Length of training: 8-18 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

Bricklaying

Average salary: $49,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Bricklayers build and repair walls, mix cement, create mortar, cut and fit bricks, use plumb lines, and spirit levels to check for accuracy and the use of specialty tools.

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Construction

Carpentry

Average salary: $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

Hospitality

Culinary Arts

Average salary: $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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Transportation

Heavy Equipment Operations

Average salary: $46,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Operate heavy equipment including graders, tractors, backhoes, front-end loaders, dump trucks, and trash trucks, under supervision, in a safe and effective manner.

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Transportation

Heavy Truck Driving

Average salary: $40,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Drive trucks with a capacity of more than three tons to transport and deliver cargo. People on this career pathway have to be able to maintain truck logs according to state and federal regulations.

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Keep in mind that details will vary depending on your specific background, goals, and interests.
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