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Job Corps Programs

If you are ready to LEARN, TRAIN, and WORK, then Job Corps is ready for you!


At a Glance

Palm Beach State College has received a more than $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide job skills training and employment counseling for Job Corps-eligible youth and adults ages 18 to 24 years old.

Through its Jobs Corp Scholars Program, Palm Beach State will serve 80 low-income students throughout Palm Beach County with a focus on those from Lake Worth, West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Belle Glade and Pahokee who face barriers to training and employment.

PBSC Campuses

The programs can be completed in one year at the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses.

Services available to students

Participants will receive individualized academic and career advising, as well as other support to ensure their success.

Program Funding

Each participant will receive $14,836.25 that the grant will allocate to qualified participants. Zero cost to participants.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien,  or other person authorized to work in the United States of America.
  • Ages 18-24
  • Qualify as low income
  • Male applicants 18 and older must register with Selective Service
  • Show a need for basic skills development or need further education or training to become employable
  • Be willing to participate in group activities and follow all student conduct policies at Palm Beach State College

 


Request Information about Job Corp programs

Note: Job Corps is recruiting students who are starting college at PBSC in the Fall 2021


Programs

Computer Programming Specialist

This college credit certificate program prepares students to analyze business situations and to design, develop and write computer programs. Individuals learn to store, locate and retrieve specific documents, data and information, analyze problems using logic/analysis tools, and write code in several computer languages. They also learn how to test, monitor, debug, document and maintain computer programs.

Course content includes computer programming concepts and programming languages.

Note: This application is separate from the PBSC Admissions Application that you will need to complete as well.

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

This CCP program's course content includes broad, transferable skills, and stresses the understanding of all aspects of the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration industry. The curriculum emphasizes operational functions of systems, along with troubleshooting and repair of systems. The underlying principles of technology, labor issues, health, safety and environmental issues are also covered.

Shop or laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures and in the care of tools, equipment, materials and processes found in the industry.


Note: This application is separate from the PBSC Admissions Application that you willl need to complete as well.

Manufacturing Certified Production Technician

This college credit certificate program prepares students to analyze business situations and to design, develop and write computer programs. Individuals learn to store, locate and retrieve specific documents, data and information, analyze problems using logic/analysis tools, and write code in several computer languages. They also learn how to test, monitor, debug, document and maintain computer programs.

Course content includes computer programming concepts and programming languages.

Note: This application is separate from the PBSC Admissions Application that you willl need to complete as well.

Network Support Technician
This college credit certificate consists of five courses and is designed to teach students the skills necessary for entry level positions in the field of Cisco security.

Note: This application is separate from the PBSC Admissions Application that you willl need to complete as well.

welding

This program prepares the student for entry-level employment in a variety of occupations in the welding industry. The content includes, but is not limited to, communication skills, human relations, employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, reading blueprints, identifying metals and basic shop skills.

Shop activities are an integral part of this program and provide instruction in the various processes and fabrication skills, including torch cutting, arc welding, MIG welding, flux core welding, TIG welding, pipe welding, certification test preparation, use of current industry standards, practices and techniques.


Note: This application is separate from the PBSC Admissions Application that you willl need to complete as well.

Contact Information

Contact Us
Jenny Posadas, Program Director

Email: posadasj@palmbeachstate.edu
Phone: 561-868-3541


Carla Davidson
Personal and Career Counselor – Lake Worth
Email: davidsoc@palmbeachstate.edu
Phone: 561-868-3777


Serette Cherestal
Personal and Career Counselor – Belle Glades
Email: cherests@palmbeachstate.edu
Phone: 561-993-1175

 

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