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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.

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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.

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Green Jobs Training

Job Corps is committed to the development of green job training and preparing students like you for successful careers in the 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 this growing industry. 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.

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Green Jobs Training

Job Corps is committed to the development of green job training and preparing students like you for successful careers in the 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 this growing industry. 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.

Flint-Genesee Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Construction

Bricklaying

Average salary: $49,000 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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Construction

Carpentry

Average salary: $42,000 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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Painting

Average salary: $37,000 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.

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Finance and Business

Office Administration

Average salary: $34,000 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.

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Healthcare

Dental Assistant

Average salary: $36,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Perform a variety of services from office and laboratory duties to working chairside assisting dentists as they examine and treat patients.

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Homeland Security

Security and Protective Services

Average salary: $,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.

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Hospitality

Hotel and Lodging

Average salary: $21,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

A wide range of roles exist in the hotel and lodging industry, from servers and chefs to housekeepers and concierges. Those who can do these jobs well will always be employed.

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Retail Sales and Services

Retail Sales

Average salary: $21,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Retail sales associates are the first people a customer meets when they enter a store. They are expected to cultivate good relationships with customers in order to achieve sales goals and represent the store in a positive manner to ensure good public relations and recurring business. They also assist customers with choices and help answer any questions about the business or a product.

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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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