A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway
Train

Get hands-on training

Master a trade
intro block
designed to get you workforce ready.
 

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

 
Long Text Image
Young woman works on a car engine with her instructor

Long Text Title
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 Text Title
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.

North Texas Job Corps Center
career vocational training

Click on a career to explore the details and requirements, or filter by career area.

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Bricklayer

Average salary: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Job Corps’ Bricklayer Masonry program is a Trainee, Pre-Apprentice program offered through Home Builders Institute (HBI).

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Facilities Maintenance

Average salary: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

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

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Carpentry

Average salary: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Cement Masonry

Average salary: $35,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Electrical

Average salary: $34,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Average salary: $43,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Painting

Average salary: $35,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Construction

Plumbing

Average salary: $28,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Finance and Business

Office Administration

Average salary: $32,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Healthcare

Certified Nurse Assistant

Average salary: $24,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Healthcare

Clinical Medical Assistant

Average salary: $29,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Healthcare

Patient Care Technician

Average salary: $31,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Homeland Security

Security and Protective Services

Average salary: $24,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Hospitality

Culinary Arts

Average salary: $20,000 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.

Learn More

A Sign, Billboard, and Display worker installs a sign in a hallway

Transportation

Material Handling and Distribution Operations

Average salary: $24,000 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.

Learn More

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.

Explore your journey at
North Texas Job Corps Center

Learn more about our program by diving into the pillars of success.