CHP-Job Corps at 22 Armory St., in Augusta, as well as Job Corps Centers throughout New England, are accepting applications for enrollment.

The centers can provide an ideal setting for young people to focus, plan and prepare for their future. Students can choose from various vocational offerings, including automotive mechanics, carpentry, electrical wiring, Certified Nursing Assistant, culinary arts, medical office technology, welding, business and more.

Drivers’ education, health and dental services, career counseling, basic computer training, and meals are also provided, at no cost to the student or their family as long as they meet the eligibility criteria.

Job Corps is the nation’s largest and most successful educational and vocational training program for low-income youth ages 16 to 24. Unlike other educational and vocational programs, Job Corps provides year-round enrollment, vocational skills, employability training, and job placement for its graduates. Students who enroll in Job Corps can earn a GED, learn a trade, take college level courses, prepare for higher education and gain the practical skills they need to succeed in the workplace.

For more information, contact Cathie Gavett at CHP-Job Corps’ Augusta office, at 621-2350 or email [email protected].

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