ESCC can help you become Alabama Career Ready!
Alabama’s Ready to Work program provides trainees the entry-level skills required for employment with most businesses and industries in Alabama. We are AIDT certified to teach Ready to Work, the employability curriculum preferred by the Region 6 Workforce Development Board. The training curriculum is set to standards cited by business and industry employers throughout the state, and the skills cited in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Reports.
Training and Requirements
Ready to Work is operated through Alabama’s postsecondary institutions in cooperation with AIDT. Clients admitted to the program must be adult education eligible (16 years of age, separated from the k-12 system, and TABE below a 12.9 in reading, math or language) but be able to read at a 9th grade level. Essential requirements for successful completion includes:
- 95% attendance and punctuality rate
- Satisfactory achievement of work ethic, organizational skills, attitude and motivation.
- Satisfactory achievement of problem solving skills, workplace behaviors, financial education, customer service, computer skills, job acquisition skills and operation skills.
Successful completion results in the award of an Alabama Career Readiness Certificate (CRC). Completion requires attainment of a minimum WorkKeys Assessment Level 3 on Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.
AIDT certification is a very attractive to local business and industry as AIDT screens and recommends applicants for many of the larger industry in the area. Successful completion results in the award of a State of Alabama Certified Worker Certificate. Completion requires a score of at least 70 percent on the Alabama Certified Worker Examination.
The Ready to Work program is operated by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education and AIDT. For additional information about the Ready to Work program at Enterprise State Community College contact:
Coordinator of Adult Education
Phone: 334-347-2623 x2209