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

 
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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.

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.

Alaska Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Advanced Manufacturing

Welding

Average salary: $42,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

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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Construction

Building Construction Technology

Average salary: $36,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

Job Corps’ Building Construction Technology program is a Pre-Apprentice training program offered by Home Builders Institute (HBI).

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Construction

Electrical

Average salary: $56,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

Job Corps offers a basic Electrical program and an Electrical Trainee, Pre-Apprentice program through Home Builders Institute (HBI). All training programs are hands-on and are similar in curriculum and requirements.

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Healthcare

Certified Nurse Assistant

Average salary: $39,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

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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Healthcare

Clinical Medical Assistant

Average salary: $34,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

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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Homeland Security

Security and Protective Services

Average salary: $30,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

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

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Hospitality

Culinary Arts

Average salary: $24,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

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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Renewable Resources and Energy

Water/Wastewater Management

Average salary: $47,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

Water and wastewater treatment plants and system operators manage a system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.

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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.

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