The WorkKeys® tests for Career Readiness Certification (CRC) will be offered five times in November.
The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program will provide testing sessions 5:30-9 p.m. on Nov. 4; 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Nov. 14; 4:30-9:00 p.m. on Nov. 20; and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Nov. 26. All of these sessions will be held in Room 143 in the Wayne Learning Center 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. The next session will be held 1:00-4:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 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 143 of the Wayne Learning Center.
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.