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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.

Wind River Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Renewable Resources and Energy

Petroleum Service Technician

Average salary: $57,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

The Petroleum Service Technician Program offers students core courses related to Process Operations. It is designed to develop basic knowledge regarding oil & gas operations, and prepare students to develop careers as Production Technicians in the oil & gas industry. The curriculum was developed in partnership with the oil and gas industry.  In addition to developing knowledge of gas operations, the industry expects students to develop their communication and team-building skills through this program.

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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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Transportation

Heavy Equipment Operations

Average salary: $39,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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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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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Automotive and Machine Repair

Heavy Construction Equipment Mechanic

Average salary: $40,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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.

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

 

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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.

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

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Construction

Electrical

Average salary: $34,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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.

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

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Finance and Business

Accounting Services

Average salary: $32,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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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Finance and Business

Office Administration

Average salary: $32,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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

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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Keep in mind that details will vary depending on your specific background, goals, and interests.
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