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TRAIN
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.

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Wind River Job Corps Center Career
vocational training

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Finance and Business

Accounting Services

Earning potential: - 33 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Accounting services workers compile and analyze account information, recommend financial decisions, prepare balance sheets along with profit and loss statements, summarize current financial status, audit documents, and recommend policies and procedures.

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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

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

Automotive and Machine Repair

Heavy Construction Equipment Mechanic

Earning potential: - 49 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Work with vehicles and machines used in farming, construction and railway transport; inspect, repair and maintain them to make sure they continue to run safely at optimum efficiency.

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Transportation

Heavy Equipment Operations

Earning potential: - 46 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Operate heavy equipment including graders, tractors, backhoes, front-end loaders, dump trucks, and trash trucks, under supervision, in a safe and effective manner.

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Transportation

Heavy Truck Driving

Earning potential: - 40 per year

Length of training: 8-12 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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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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Renewable Resources and Energy

Petroleum Service Technician

Earning potential: - 57 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Petroleum Service Technicians install, repair, and maintain petroleum dispensers like those at convenience stores and gas stations, as well as installing and maintaining point of sale systems.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Welding

Earning potential: - 37 per year

Length of training: 8-12 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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GREEN JOB

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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