Career Ready Certificate

The CareerReady Colorado Certificate is an assessment-based credential signed by Governor John Hickenlooper, which certifies a job seeker's skills. The certificate creates objective standards for employment readiness and demonstrates a job seeker's mastery of the work-applied skills employers are seeking. Attaining a  CareerReady Colorado (CRC) Certificate gives you an advantage for employment by demonstrating that you've already attained the necessary skills an employer is looking for.

The CareerReady Colorado certificate is available in four levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold and  Platinum. To earn a certificate, you must pass WorkKeys assessments in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information.

Individuals who are not ready to pass WorkKeys assessments may take free, online training to improve their skills. KeyTrain, an ACT-approved training program designed to prepare individuals to pass the WorkKeys assessments, is available in most Colorado workforce centers, and job seekers may use it at no cost to help them reach certification goals. 

Make an appointment to evaluate your skills at a participating workforce center.

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