NC Career Readiness Certification

Career Readiness CertificationThe NC Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) is a portable credential that promotes career development and skill attainment for the individual and confirms to employers that an individual possesses basic workplace skills in the following areas: Reading For Information, Applied Math and Locating Information. These are the skills that most jobs require. With the Career Readiness Certificate, individuals prove they have the skills needed to successfully enter and advance in the workplace. A growing number of employers view the NC Career Readiness Certificate as evidence of essential skills and may require a CRC during the hiring process.

Take control of your career!!! Do you need help improving your skills in reading, math and locating information? Do you know how to make yourself stand out from other job applicants? Do you know how to prove to employers that you have the ‘real world’ skills to succeed? Don’t wait, get started immediately by attending one of the below classes.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: There is no course registration fee for individuals who meet the following criteria:
a.) Unemployed;
b.) Received notification of a pending layoff;
c.) Working and eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (FEIT);
d.) Working and earning wages at or below two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty guidelines.

Who: All (Unemployed, Underemployed and Employed citizens)
What: NC Career Readiness Certification
Where: Guilford NCWorks Career Centers AND GTCC (Greensboro, Jamestown, & High Point Campuses)

Contact Us

Gwendolyn Roy,
CRC Program Assistant
Guilford Technical Community College
Phone:(336)334-4822 Ext. 53087 or
State Website:

Visit the CRC Employability Lab today to practice!

When: Every week at the following locations:

Greensboro NCWorks Career Center – Register with NCWorks (Pretest)
Monday: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
2301 Meadowview Road

High Point NCWorks Career Center – Register with NCWorks (Pretest)
Thursday: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
607 Idol Street, High Point, NC

Interactive Resource Center (IRC)
Friday: 9:45am – 12:45pm
407 E. Washington Street, Greensboro, NC
(336) 332-0824
Note: call IRC for schedule

Guilford Technical Community College

* Walk-in basis.

GTCC Jamestown Campus
601 E. Main Street, Jamestown
Community Training Center Building
CTC- Room 122

Thursdays: 5:30pm – 9:30pm

GTCC- Greensboro Campus
3505 East Wendover Avenue
Continuing Education Center Bldg. (CEC), Room 242
Monday, Wednesday, Friday : 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 5:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

GTCC- High Point Campus
901 South Main Street
H4 Bldg. , Room 117
Thursday: 8:30 am.- 12:30 p.m

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