Jumpstart Pipefitting Student

You could qualify to get the job training you need to enter a high-demand, high wage career for free.

Brazosport College's Jumpstart Program focuses on intensive, hands-on training designed to help you enter a new career in a short amount of time. You may even qualify to have all of your course expenses, including tuition, books, tools, and lab materials, covered.

With Jumpstart, you will walk away with college credit hours, an Occupational Skills Award and any essential certifications. You will also have the opportunity to connect with employers at the conclusion of the program to get you into the workforce and on your way to a successful future.

Crafts and Professional Development

Office professional

Office Administration

Office Administrators are in charge of running the office, which includes keeping records and providing clerical and information support.

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Construction Site Safety Technician

Construction Site Safety Technicians oversee protective safety procedures, inspections and training for construction projects.

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Pipefitting student

Pipefitter Basic Certificate

Pipefitters assemble, install, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases.

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Pipefitter Helper

Pipefitter Helpers perform duties requiring less skill include using or supplying materials or tools, and cleaning work areas and equipment.

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Electrical worker working in the field.

Electrical Basic Certificate

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. They ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

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Electrical Helper

An Electrical Helpers help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment.

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Jumpstart Funded Allied Health Programs

Healthcare worker assisting patients.

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomists draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions or blood donations. Anyone who chooses this field should be comfortable with blood, needles, and blood vials.

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Phlebotomy Refresher Course

This course provides training on current phlebotomy skills and standards that will help individuals to gain confidence in practicing phlebotomy to either prepare for re-entering the work force or to simply enhance the individual’s skill level.

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Healthcare worker assisting patients.

Medical Assistant Refresher Course

This refresher course is intended for Medical Assistants who are interested in enhancing their current clinical skills, preparing for re-entry into the work force, or preparing to renew an expired Medical Assistant certification (expired within the last 2 years).

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Pharmacy Technician

This program explores terminology, calculation techniques, record keeping, and pharmaceutical ethics—while immersive virtual activities provide hands-on practice.

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Healthcare worker assisting patients.

Medical Billing and Coding

The Medical Billing and Coding Program is designed to teach students the basic concepts of medical office skills, including billing for physician offices and processing medical insurance claims.

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Important Information Regarding Jumpstart

Wrap Around Services

Our Accelerate Texas VI grant does not allow for wrap around services. If you need any type of assistance while attending the JumpStart program, please contact our dedicated JumpStart counselor, Darlene Mack at 979-230-3418.

About Jumpstart

JumpStart is part of a Texas Workforce Commission Accelerate Texas VI grant. JumpStart programs will be conducted most semesters until the grant ends at the conclusion of the Spring 2023 semester.

Need more information?

You have questions, we have answers. If you need further assistance, we are here to guide you from application through completion. Call 979-230-3242 to learn more.