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Ready to Work

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Alabama's Ready to Work program provides trainees the entry-level skills required for employment with most businesses and industries in Alabama. We can help you become career ready at Bevill State.

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 & Requirements

Ready to Work is operated through Alabama's postsecondary institutions in cooperation with AIDT. Clients admitted to the program must be at least 16 years of age and 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.

Workkeys Certification

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

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.

Contact Us

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 Bevill State Community College, contact:

Danielle Miles
Fayette Campus 205.932.3221 ext. 5677

Modules Covered in Training:

Attendance and Punctuality
95% attendance and punctuality rate

Work Ethics
Loyalty, Respect, Critical Judgment, Honesty and Diligence

Organizational Skills
Time Management
Task Oriented
Problem Solving
Conflict Resolution

Workplace Demeanor and Workplace Dress
Response to Constructive Guidance
Response to Direction
Ability to Follow Orders
Social Skills in the Workplace
Appreciation of Authority within Workplace Structure

Eagerness to Learn
Desire to Achieve
Desire to Excel

Workplace Behaviors
Sexual Harassment
Workplace Violence
Team Member Training
Work Ethics

Precision Measurement
Principles of Quality Manufacturing
Lean/JIT Manufacturing
Workplace Safety

Computer Skills
Overview of Hardware and Software
MS Word 2007
MS Excel 2007
Ms Powerpoint 2007

Job Acquisition
Application, Resume and Cover Letter
Job Interview Skills

Customer Service
Service Delivery
Team Approach
Positive Behavior

Workforce Development