Students in are trained in the following subject areas:
Before entering the program, students must:
As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area
that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.
Numbers to Know
National average earning potential for this career
Months to complete career training
While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all
Average salary: $36K per year Learn More
Length of training: 8-18 months
Test vehicle systems and parts, identify mechanical problems, perform basic maintenance, repair and replace parts, and interact with clients. Work on engines, transmissions, drive belts, brakes, electronic steering systems, diagnostic tools, power tools, and common hand tools.
*Maintenance and Light Repair is a Pre-Apprenticeship program, which offers students the hands-on training and education needed to qualify for apprenticeships.
Average salary: $37K per year Learn More
Length of training: 8-12 months
Job Corps’ Collision Repair and Refinish training program provides students with the opportunity to receive hands-on training in different types of collision repair work and develop multiple skill sets. The various course offerings include nonstructural analysis and damage repair, painting and refinishing, structural analysis and damage repair, and mechanical and electrical components. A summary of the skills taught in each course and the career options available to graduates are outlined below.
Average salary: $34K per year Learn More
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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