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designed to get you workforce ready.
 

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.

San Diego Job Corps Center
career vocational training

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Homeland Security

Security and Protective Services

Average salary: $24,000 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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Homeland Security

Homeland Security

Average salary: $40,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Most Homeland Security Job Corps graduates go to work as agents for communities and businesses to ensure safety and security. 

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Homeland Security

Retail, Physical, and Public Security

Average salary: $30,000 per year

Length of training: 8-12 months

Most Retail, Physical, and Public Security Job Corps graduates go to work for businesses in need of security support. Security provides surveillance around the clock, or during the company’s business hours, by working 8-hour shifts or longer with rotating schedules.

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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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San Diego Job Corps Center

Learn more about our program by diving into the pillars of success.