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Master a trade
designed to get you workforce ready.
 

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.

Flint Hills Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Construction

Carpentry

Average salary: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

Job Corps offers a basic Carpentry program, a Carpentry Trainee, Apprentice program through Home Builders Institute (HBI), and a Carpentry, Pre-Apprentice program through United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA). All training programs are hands-on and are similar in curriculum and requirements.

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Construction

Cement Masonry

Average salary: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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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Construction

Construction Craft Laborer

Average salary: $30,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

Construction craft laborers work as physical laborers at buildings, highways, and construction projects. They perform a wide variety of duties and operate all kinds of hand and power tools.

*Construction Craft Laborer is a Pre-Apprenticeship program, which offers students the hands-on training and education needed to qualify for apprenticeships.

 

 

 

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Construction

Plumbing

Average salary: $28,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems.

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Healthcare

Certified Nurse Assistant

Average salary: $24,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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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Healthcare

Dental Assistant

Average salary: $34,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

Perform a variety of services from office and laboratory duties to working chairside assisting dentists as they examine and treat patients.

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Transportation

Heavy Truck Driving

Average salary: $38,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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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Advanced Manufacturing

Welding

Average salary: $36,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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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Construction

Building Construction Technology

Average salary: $36,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

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

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Homeland Security

Homeland Security

Average salary: $40,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

Most Homeland Security Job Corps graduates go to work as agents for communities and businesses to ensure safety and security. 

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Homeland Security

Retail, Physical, and Public Security

Average salary: $30,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

Most Retail, Physical, and Public Security Job Corps graduates go to work for businesses in need of security support. Security provides surveillance around the clock, or during the company’s business hours, by working 8-hour shifts or longer with rotating schedules.

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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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