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Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center, Prestonsburg KY

The Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center, located in Prestonsburg, Ky., has been assisting young adults to reach their academic and vocational goals since 1981. Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job Corps is the nation’s largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 through 24. The Perkins Center has an enrollment of approximately 280 students through the residential and nonresidential program.

Academic Information

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center is a fully accredited institution through the Council on Occupation Education. The Center offers many opportunities for academic achievement including:

  • High School Diploma program through Paintsville Independent Schools
  • GED Program
  • Community College Partnerships
  • Military preparatory program
  • Partnership with local rehabilitation center
  • Driver’s Education Program

Career Skills Training Information
Perkins has the following vocational offerings for students to choose from:

  • Brick Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electricity
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Finance & Business
  • Health Occupations
  • Hotel Lodging
  • HVAC

The Center is also an Accredited Training Unit through NCCER - The National Center for Construction Education & Research.

Contact Carl D. Perkins @ 606-886-1037
To Reserve Rooms call 1-877-699-5709.