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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.

North Texas Job Corps Center Career
vocational training

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Construction

Bricklaying

Earning potential: - 49 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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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

Healthcare

Clinical Medical Assistant

Earning potential: - 31 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

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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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

Construction

Electrical

Earning potential: - 31 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Electricians install and maintain wiring and lighting systems, inspect electrical components, and identify and repair a variety of electrical problems.

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GREEN JOB

Construction

Facility Maintenance

Earning potential: - 35 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Facilities maintenance workers perform routine repairs and preventive maintenance to ensure building systems operate efficiently.

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GREEN JOB

Construction

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Earning potential: - 43 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

HVAC professionals make buildings cool in the summer and warm in the winter. They control temperature, humidity and use a wide array tools to keep systems working optimally.

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GREEN JOB

Transportation

Material and Distribution Operations

Earning potential: - 25 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Materials handlers oversee the process of taking materials from one location to another as well as extracting and loading the materials to be transported.

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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

Healthcare

Patient Care Technician

Earning potential: - 32 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

A patient care technician aids doctors, nurses and other medical professionals by tending to ill and injured individuals under their supervision. This often entails taking notes on patient care, taking vital signs, collecting specimens, performing catheterization, and assisting patients with every day tasks like eating, hygiene, grooming, and making assessments on their care.

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Construction

Plumbing

Earning potential: - 29 per year

Length of training: 8-12 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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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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