Registration is currently ongoing for a new session of Brazosport College’s popular Jumpstart program.   The Jumpstart program, which is free for those who qualify, trains and provides skills to parti

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BC’s Jumpstart program registering for new semester

BC’s Jumpstart program registering for new semester

Thu Jan 4, 2018

Registration is currently ongoing for a new session of Brazosport College’s popular Jumpstart program.

The Jumpstart program, which is free for those who qualify, trains and provides skills to participants who want to be hired in the pipefitting, machining or electrical fields with local industry.

The new training session begins Jan. 29 and runs through April 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays. Registration and orientation is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24.

All course expenses, including tuition, books, tools and lab materials, may be covered.

Seats in this program are limited. Being a grant-based program, certain criteria must be met in order to qualify for tuition assistance in the program.

Successful completers will receive:

—   A minimum of nine college credits

—   An Occupational Skills Award from Brazosport College

—   A National Career Readiness Certificate

—   NCCER Blue Card-Core

A job fair will also be conducted at the conclusion of the program.

For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/jumpstart or call (979) 230-3242.