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Career Readiness Certificate

Assessment Procedures

Persons assessed for the Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) will, upon successful completion of the assessments, receive the Alabama CRC in one of three Levels. The Bronze CRC requires at least a Level three score in The WorkKeys® skills Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. The Silver CRC requires at least a Level four in all three, and a Gold CRC requires at least a Level five. A Platinum level requires a six. The Alabama Governor’s Office of Workforce Development issues the CRCs.

There are 4 Levels of Career Readiness Certification

Bronze Level   Core employability skills for approximately 30% of the jobs

Silver Level     Core employability skills for approximately 65% of the jobs

Gold Level       Core employability skills for approximately 90% of the jobs

Platinum Level   Core employability skills for approximately 99% of the jobs

Persons seeking the CRC, and enrolled in participating Bevill State Community College Career Technical programs, will take the WorkKeys assessment as a requirement for graduation from their program. These assessments are scheduled through the testing centers on the Fayette, Hamilton, or Sumiton campuses by contacting the respective test administrators.

Cost of Assessment

The cost of assessment is $30.00 for the three assessments, payable before the assessments begin. This fee can be collected by the testing personnel or paid at the campus business office. Payment must be received before the person can assess.
For more information about the WorkKeys Assessment program contact:

Ms. Shirley McClemore
Workforce Development Assistant
800-648-3271 Ext. 5243

Interested persons can also obtain the CRC by participating in and completing the Bevill State Adult Education program both on and off campus. These are assessed in the Adult Education departments. For more information about a Career Readiness Certificate through the Bevill State Adult Education program,contact:

Nancy Mcdonald
Director of Adult Education
1-800-648-3271 Ext. 5673

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