Career Readiness and Manufacturing Certifications


McDowell Technical Community College offers two special programs through our Human Resources Development Program (HRD) which prepare individuals for finding a new job and being successful in that job. For more information on either of these programs, contact Jiimmy Hensley at 659-6001, ext. 140.

HRD Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Prep

Earn a North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate based on the ACT WorkKeys system. It is a portable credential recognized nationally, that shows employers your skill level in Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information. Prove to employers you have the skills to do the job by earning a bronze, silver or gold certificate.

Class hours are typically Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 11:30 am, and run for two weeks. To register, call Jimmy Hensley at 659-6001, ext. 140.