The WorkReady Credential
The WorkReady Credential is a 60-hour curriculum that addresses the “soft skills” needed to be successful in the workplace. This curriculum targets individuals who are having trouble getting or keeping a job by helping individuals identify and address the motivations and challenges that prevent them from being employable. The curriculum is based on seven standards from the Comprehensive Student Assessment System (CASAS) that were identified as critical “soft skills” for workplace success.
Upon completion, the trainee will be able to: (1) identify personal motivations and challenges to employment; (2) develop a plan for employement; (3) understand how to communicate effectively; (4) demonstrate effectiveness in working with other people; (5) understand the basic principles of getting a job; (6) understand wages, benefits, taxes and employee organizations; and (7) interpret and understand work-related safety issues.