The Trident Workforce Development Board Announces Launch of Additional Career Readiness Assessment

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (JULY 2, 2018) — The Trident Workforce Development Board of SC Works Trident launches an additional career readiness assessment offered through SC Works and its affiliate partner agencies.

The Trident workforce development area will offer WIN Learning’s Ready to Work Assessments as the new, state-sponsored career readiness assessment. The Ready to Work assessment is a workforce education and development tool, comprised of three proctored assessments: Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.

These assessments, which offer a work-ready credential, are available at no-cost to job seekers. For more information on WIN’s Learning Assessments, please call 1-888-717-9461.

The Trident Workforce Development Board and its affiliate partner agencies offer a menu of career readiness assessments within the SC Works Centers to provide our job seeker and employer customers with assessment options aligning with their individual employment needs.

WorkKeys Assessments will continue to be offered at all three SC Works Centers within the region, for a fee. Please contact the phone numbers below for fee information.

The Trident Workforce Development Board values and supports employer partners who use WorkKeys assessments as a screening tool. Employers are encouraged to contact ACT at 1-800-967-5539 for questions on ACT Profiles and WorkKeys Assessments.

To schedule your WIN or WorkKeys Career Readiness Assessment please call:

  • Charleston Adult Education: (843) 574-1882

  • Dorchester Adult Education: (843) 873-7372

  • Berkeley County Adult Education: (843) 899-8690

Test takers should confirm with the employer or training provider on the required assessment.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Daniel Brock / Michael Stettner

Rawle Murdy

dbrock@rawlemurdy.com / mstettner@rawlemurdy.com

(919) 820-2612 / (214) 718-8027