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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.

Long Beach Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Automotive and Machine Repair

Maintenance and Light Repair

Average salary: $48,000 per year

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

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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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

Cement Masonry

Average salary: $44,000 per year

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

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

Glazing

Average salary: $44,000 per year

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

A glazier is a skilled tradesman whose profession is cutting, installing, and removing glass. People in this career pathway work with various forms of glass including laminated, tempered, reflective, and wire-embedded glass. They also work with mirrors, pre-assembled glass panels, and plastic and similar glass substitutes.

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Construction

Painting

Average salary: $40,000 per year

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

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.

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

 

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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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Healthcare

Medical Administrative Assistant

Average salary: $34,000 per year

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

One common job title for this career is medical secretary. Medical administrative assistant duties may include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, filing insurance claims, and answering incoming calls. Day-to-day office functions are part of a medical administrative assistant's tasks.

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Healthcare

Pharmacy Technician

Average salary: $33,000 per year

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

Under the direction of a pharmacist, a pharmacy technician will measure, mix, count out, label, and prepare medications. They also often interact with patients and answer their questions.

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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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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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