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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.

Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Advanced Manufacturing

Sign, Billboard, and Display

Average salary: $40,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

Job Corps’ Sign, Billboard, and Display training program is offered through the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT). People employed on this career pathway are responsible for making, erecting and installing or removing signs and billboard displays. This can include designing and lettering signs made from metal, vinyl, glass, wood, neon, or plastic.

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Construction

Facilities Maintenance

Average salary: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

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

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Construction

Painting

Average salary: $35,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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: $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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Healthcare

Certified Nurse Assistant

Average salary: $24,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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.

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Healthcare

Medical Office Support

Average salary: $33,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ months

Medical office support staff work at the front desk of a medical office. They perform a variety of tasks vital to the operation of a medical office including dealing with patients, filing medical documents and handling insurance forms, and handling anything that comes up in a clinical office.

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Hospitality

Culinary Arts

Average salary: $20,000 per year

Length of training: 18+ 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.

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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.

Advanced Career Vocational Training

is also available. See details on the Connect page.

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Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center

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