Bringing People and Jobs Together!

Cape Fear Community College in partnership with the New Hanover Workforce Center, Pender Career Center, JobLink Centers in New Hanover and Pender counties, is offering the Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) program.

Use the links listed below to look for Career Readiness Classes.

About HRD Classes

Benefits for Job Applicants

  • Enables you to rank above other job applicants who do not have needed skills
  • Shows perspective employers concrete proof of your skills
  • Enables you to see the application of your course work
  • Improves your success in entry level jobs and enhances your promotability

Benefits for Employees

  • Determine skill improvement and training needs
  • Improve opportunities for career changes and advancement

Benefits for Employers

  • Ensures a skilled workforce, thus improving the bottom line
  • Reduces turnover, overtime, and waste while increasing morale
  • Takes the guesswork out of the hiring decisions
  • Establishes legal defensibility in your selection process
  • Gets the most efficiency from your training practices and improves the effectiveness of training dollars

What is CRC?

The CRC is a national credential recognized by many employers across the State and nationwide that allows a job candidate to prove his/her skills in three areas:

  1. Applied Mathematics
  2. Reading for Information
  3. Locating Information

Contact: 910-362-7324 or

Contact the Career Readiness Department:

910-362-7324 or