Transportation Communications Union/International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Job Corps Training Program
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TCU/IAM Job Corps Job Training Programs

The TCU/IAM Advanced Training Program offers a special focus on the transportation industry. Training is on an open-entry/open-exit basis and takes an average of 6-12 months to complete. This time frame is flexible and depends primarily on the motivation of the individual and the skills and knowledge he/she possesses.

Training Is Provided in the Following Areas:

Transportation - Emphasizing freight and passenger railroads, airlines, barge lines and ground transportation systems

Rail Mechanical - Rail safety, FRA/AAR regulations, mechanical skills, welding, airbrakes, hazardous material handling (Currently at 3 locations - Gary, Excelsior Springs, and St. Louis)

Business/Consumer Math - Microsoft Excel and 10-key calculator

Computer Operations - Keyboarding skill development, word processing, spreadsheet and data base applications

Office Communications - Filing, Microsoft Powerpoint and Access, and office etiquette

Job Search Skills - Resume and interview preparation

Flyers and Information Sheets:

If you would like additional information on the TCU/IAM Job Corps program, download the following flyers and informational sheets for more details. (Click here for the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)


TCU Entry

TCU Entry Qualifications

TCU Training

TCU Training Curriculum


TCU Locations

TCU Locations Map

Advanced Training

Advanced Training Brochure


TCU Information

TCU Informations Brochure

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