Career Development and Employability

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Career Development and Employability

Career Development Class and Lab Schedule

Course Descriptions

Basic Skills

Are you an adult who needs to finish high school to open up job opportunities? Do you need to learn to speak, read and write English to get the job you want? Mitchell's Basic Skills Department can help. 

Job Prep
Get a job interview, make a great impression, and land the job you want! Take advantage of career coaching and resume workshops, and be ready when opportunity knocks. If you need new skills to get a job, check out the Back-to-Work Boot Camp.

Career Readiness Certification (CRC)
Show employers what you know with a Gold, Silver or Bronze certification of your skills in applied math, reading for information and locating information. Visit the Employability Lab to get started.

Career Readiness Certification (CRC)/WorkKeys Testing
The CRC (WorkKeys) is a nationally recognized certification, and is recognized by over 14,000 employers in the United States, including more than 1800 in NC, and over 100 in Iredell County. Walk in to one of our Career Resource Center Employability Labs to prepare to take the test and learn about scholarship opportunities for training for jobs of the future.  Testing is available in Statesville .  Call (704) 978-5438 to register for an upcoming test.

Working Smart
Working Smart is a soft-skills program designed to provide job-seekers the work and life skills that enhance employee productivity. Employers are looking for candidates who have the "soft-skills" that lead to success in the following ways: communication, problem solving skills, time management, accountability, and more.

Human Services Exploration:  DSS Income Maintenance Caseworker
This is a new 45 hour class designed to train individuals who want to work for the offices of NC DHHS or a NC DSS. This is the first phase of a two class series. Cost:  $125.00. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.
Requirement:  Successful completion of Working Smart is required prior to registering for Human Services Exploration:  DSS Income Maintenance Caseworker.

2019 Spring Continuing Education Schedule

Hedy Ryerson, Occupational Extension Coordinator
(704) 878-4266