The WorkKeys® tests for Career Readiness Certification (CRC) will be offered five times in May in Wayne County.
The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program will provide testing sessions at 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on May 13 and 28; 12:30-4:30 p.m. on May 8; and 4:30-9:00 p.m. on May 21. All of these sessions will be held in Room 136 in the Walnut Building on Wayne Community College’s main campus in Goldsboro. Pre-registration by calling (919) 739-7004 is required.
Cost to take the set of three skill assessments (applied mathematics, locating information, and reading for information) is $30 but assistance to cover that cost may be available.
The Airman and Family Readiness Center on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base offers free testing to military personnel and their dependents. The next session will be held 1:00-4:30 p.m. on May 20 at the Watkins Das Education Center computer lab. Pre-register by calling (919) 772-1123.
Those wishing to prepare for the CRC may take advantage of the self-directed instruction and skills upgrade training offered in the WORKS Lab, which also is located in Room 136 of the Walnut Building.
Individuals may earn bronze, silver, gold, or platinum certificates based on their performance on the tests. The CRC is recognized by employers across the state as a proven measurement of job skills.
WORKS is a collaborative effort of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, Wayne Community College, Wayne County Public Schools, County of Wayne, JobLink/ESC, City of Goldsboro, and the Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board. It is housed on the Wayne Community College campus in Goldsboro.