Registration and Payment Deadline Extended - New Date January 23


Jumpstart Graduates
Ready to Work, also known as Jumpstart at Brazosport College,
is a nine-week training program.
Our next training session begins January 24
and concludes on April 10.
  • Registration/Orientation will be on Wednesday, January 24 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • CE Classes will be conducted on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.
  • All non-credit courses will be conducted on Tuesday and Thursdays from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM with the exception of Employment 101 which will be conducted from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (two-day course).
  • Hazard Awareness, KeyTrain Tutoring/Testing and Money Management will be conducted on various Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

No Tuition
All expenses are covered including cost of a hair follicle drug test and a background check.

Limited Spaces
Seats in this program are limited. Only 15 participants will be accepted for each craft class. This is a grant-based program, therefore certain criteria must be met in order to qualify for tuition assistance in the Jumpstart program.

What They're Saying
About Jumpstart!

Construction Citizen [11/5/15]

Houston Chronicle [12/1/15]

CareerFocus [Summer 2016]
Specialty Areas
Participants may specialize in electrical, pipefitting or millwright work. Placement may be based on space available in each class.
Upon completion, participants will receive:
  • Nine college credit hours*
  • An Occupational Skills Award from Brazosport College
  • NCCER Blue Card - Core Curriculum Certification
  • NCCER Level 1 Craft Certification
* The millwright program has been expanded to 15 college hours.

You must be able to meet the requirements indicated on the following Pre-Screening Questions.

If you do not meet the qualification criteria and still want to participate, you can do a "Pay Out of Pocket" option. Please contact Art Longoria at 979-230-3242 for information. The pay out of pocket option is only available if classes are not filled with grant-eligible students.


To complete the Pre-Screening Questions

CCPI: Pipefitting Video