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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.

Milwaukee Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturing Technology

Average salary: $47,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

People on this career pathway will learn to develop tools, implement designs, and integrate machinery and equipment with computer technologies to ensure effective manufacturing processes.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Welding

Average salary: $42,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

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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Construction

Cement Masonry

Average salary: $44,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

As a cement mason, your job will include filling roads, driveways, sidewalks, bridges, foundations, and parking lots with cement. You will also make concrete beams, columns, and panels.

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Healthcare

Certified Nurse Assistant

Average salary: $39,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

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 Administrative Assistant

Average salary: $34,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

One common job title for this career is medical secretary. Medical administrative assistant duties may include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, filing insurance claims, and answering incoming calls. Day-to-day office functions are part of a medical administrative assistant's tasks.

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Transportation

Material Handling and Distribution Operations

Average salary: $31,000 per year

Length of training: Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

Materials handlers oversee the process of taking materials from one location to another as well as extracting and loading the materials to be transported.

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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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Milwaukee Job Corps Center

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