If you are between the ages of 16-24, or know someone that is, and are looking to obtain skills in many demanding fields such as healthcare, welding, culinary arts, electrical, or even automotive then Job Corps may be the perfect place for you to obtain free vocational training.

According to centralmaine.com, The Augusta Job Corps office is offering both online and virtual learning. They also offer an opportunity to complete a high school education or GED and even obtain a drivers license.

One of the benefits of Job Corps is that they provide both housing and meals free of charge during the program, and there is even job placement once complete.

If this sounds like something you would like to pursue, reach out to the outreach and admissions counselor for the Augusta Job Corps office, Ross Chicoine. He can be reached at 207-631-0784, or by email at Chicoine.Ross@jobcorps.org


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