T-Jumpstart 2020

BC’s Jumpstart training program registering for Spring semester

BC’s Jumpstart training program registering for Spring semester

Tue Nov 10, 2020

Registration is open for a new session of Brazosport College’s Jumpstart program. The program is currently registering for its pipefitting, electrical and office administration training.

For those who qualify, Jumpstart can provide the job training needed to enter a high-demand, high-wage career. The programs are free to qualified students.

The pipefitting and electrical craft training programs are scheduled to have face-to-face classes on the Brazosport College campus with physical distancing rules and other safety precautions in place. The office administration program will be conducted online.

The craft Jumpstart courses are nine-week programs that are conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8:30 to noon on Friday. The program focuses on intensive, hands-on training that is designed to help one enter a new career in a short amount of time. The office administration Jumpstart program is a 12-week program that is conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday.

The new training sessions for pipefitters and electricians begin Thursday, Jan. 21 and run through Thursday, April 1. Orientation is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. on Jan. 20.

Training sessions for the office administration courses begin Monday, Jan. 25 and run through Thursday, April 22. Orientation is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 20.

Upon successful completion of the pipefitting and electrical programs, the student will earn nine college credits, an Occupational Skills Award from Brazosport College, a National Career Readiness certificate and NCCER Blue Card-Core certification. Those that complete the office administrator program will earn nine college credits, an Occupational Skills Award from Brazosport College and will have the opportunity to earn MS Office Core certifications in Word and Excel.

All course expenses, including tuition, books, tools and lab materials, may be covered. Seats in these programs are limited and certain criteria must be met in order to qualify for tuition assistance in the program.

For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/jumpstart or email Art Longoria at art.longoria@brazosport.edu.