Cement Masonry Pre-Apprenticeship (Potomac Job Corps)

Job Corps is the largest job training and education program in the country, free to low-income 16- to 24-year-olds. You can get the experience and skills you need to start a career that's right for you, go on to college, or join the military. Job Corps also offers tuition-free housing, meals, basic health care, a living allowance, and career transition assistance. On the job, you will ... Place concrete by pouring, leveling and finishing concrete Color concrete surfaces, expose stones in walls and sidewalks, or make beams, columns or panels Understand how conditions affect concrete and adjust your work to prevent defects Students training in the Cement Masonry, Pre-Apprentice program can earn a pre-apprentice certificate of completion that offers registered apprenticeship opportunities and on-the-job experience. You will also earn industry-recognized credentials from the National Plastering Industry Joint Apprenticeship Trust Fund (NPIJATF) and certifications in construction health and safety from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program.

Position/Opportunity: Cement Masonry, Pre-Apprenticeship

Salary: none


Must be at least 17 1/2 years old
High school diploma or equivalent (can be earned at Job Corp Center)
Meet academic (math and reading) requirements


Strong work ethic and determination to succeed

Application Requirements:

Complete application
Provide all needed documents
Complete entrance exam
Complete successful interview

Deadline: Rolling