Electrical 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 ... Install, maintain and repair electrical power, communications, lighting and control systems in homes, businesses and factories Read blueprints and diagrams and will need to follow state and local building regulations Use various hand tools and power tools In the Electrical, Pre-Apprentice training program, you will earn industry-recognized credentials from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). You will also earn 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: Electrical, 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