Work Ready Courseware is a self-paced course in which learners will develop the foundational workplace skills required for most jobs from entry level to professional. It is made up of three modules: Work Ready Math, Work Ready Reading, and Work Ready Data. Each module contains a placement test and five course levels, each with a pretest, instructional content, practice exercises, and posttest. 

Career-focused knowledge and employability skills help learners succeed.

Work Ready Courseware provides learners with a placement test to identify current readiness levels in each of the modules, and to identify further training and education along their career path. Based on placement test performance, an individual enters the learning module at a level appropriate for their skills and then progresses at their own pace. Learners show mastery of content by passing post-tests at the end of each module, earning eBadges, and eventually the certificates of completion. These tests also assure precise skills-based placement into further work on foundational skills. This allows learners to practice and engage in the work they have not yet mastered.


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Work Ready Courseware Modules:   


Work Ready Math builds mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills to prepare learners to solve real-life workplace problems, such as calculating dimensions, costs, and percentages; reviewing transactions to ensure accuracy; and comparing rates.

Work Ready Reading builds reading comprehension and reasoning skills to prepare learners to utilize documents in the workplace, such as memos, letters, directions, signs, notices, policies, and regulations. Skills include obtaining and applying new vocabulary; following complex instructions; and understanding policies and procedures. 

Work Ready Data builds analytical skills to prepare learners to interpret sources of data in the workplace, such as charts, graphs, tables, flowcharts, diagrams, and maps. Skills include identifying trends among variables, recognizing significant and extraneous data points, and drawing conclusions from one or more sources of data.
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Certificate of Completion Levels
Achievement Level 5: Score a minimum of Level 5 in all three modules.
Achievement Level 4: Score a minimum of Level 4 in all three modules.
Achievement Level 3: Score a minimum of Level 3 in all three modules.
Achievement Level 2: Score a minimum of Level 2 in all three modules.

  • 24/7 web-based access or LAN delivery 
  • All lessons support the U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Development Performance Measures and the U.S. Department of Education standards 
  • Addresses core skills required for entry into all 16 Career Clusters identified by the U.S. Department of Labor 
  • Spanish subtitles available 
  • HTML 5