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Career Planning and Retraining

Career Planning and Development
*Career Planning and Retraining courses are fee waived for individuals who are unemployed, have
received layoff notification, are working and earning 200% of federal poverty guidelines, or who
meet federal earned income credit thresholds.

Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Preparation Online
This online program is a combination of academic and job skills preparation. Students may acquire the National Career Readiness Certificate (Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum), as they pursue careers, a degree, or build technical skills. Each student will spend six to eight hours per week on improving academics and work-readiness skills. They will use the MCC Career Readiness Certification (CRC) Preparation online program, which is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, webbased curriculum to help individuals master the work-readiness skills they need to be successful in a changing workplace. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*

CRC Prep $70 *Online 1/12/15 - 2/2/15
CRC Prep $70 *Online 2/9/15 - 3/2/15
CRC Prep $70 *Online 3/9/15 - 3/30/15
CRC Prep $70 *Online 4/7/15 - 4/28/15

Career Exploration and Road Mapping
Looking for a new direction? Assess who you are, where you’re going, and whether you’re on
the right path to career success. This course will introduce career decision-making and planning
processes. Topics include analyzing personal career interests, values, and aptitudes; surveying
and researching career fields with related educational and training requirements; setting realistic
career and educational goals; practicing the decision-making process; and reviewing basic job
search skills such as completing applications, writing letters of application, developing and using
resumes effectively, organizing a professional portfolio, and improving interviewing skills. Fees for
this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*

Career Exploration and Road Mapping $180 9 AM-12 PM MW 1/12/15-4/29/15 Rm 143

Job Search Tools and Strategies
This course is designed to train individuals in effective job search techniques. Individuals will assess their job skills, will use that information to complete applications and to write resumes that market themselves to employers, will learn how to post and send resumes in electronic formats, and will practice interviewing strategies to sell themselves effectively. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*

Job Search Tools and Strategies $180 9 AM-12 PM TTh 1/13/15-4/30/15 Rm 143

Financial Literacy
This course is designed to provide employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework is designed to help students understand real-life economic concepts and economic ways of thinking that will enable them to make more informed decisions relating to their role as a member of the workforce. Topics include, but are not limited to wage improvement plans, workplace business concepts and basic economic literacy concepts. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income guidelines.*

Financial Literacy $70 5:30 PM-7:30 PM MW 2/2/15-3/11/15 Rm 154

Ready to Work
This course is for the job seeker needing a flexible schedule. The focus of the course is preparing
for the Career Readiness Certification exam, job seeking techniques, employability skills
development, communication techniques, problem solving strategies, and understanding the
impact of information technology in the workplace. Instruction is individualized to meet the
personal needs of the job seeker. Fees for this class are waived for students meeting income
guidelines.*

Ready to Work $180 1 PM-4 PM MW 1/12/15-5/6/15 Rm 217

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