Pathways to Employment

Career Skills

The KeyTrain Career Skills series is an Internet-based tool to help people improve their work habits and employability skills. Career Skills details critical skills that employees need to master for success in the workplace now and in the future. Career Skills consists of lessons in five courses:

  • Job Search: Finding the Right Job, Effective Resume, Application Process, Interviewing Skills
  • Work Habits: Workplace Ethics, Personal Characteristics, Employer Expectations
  • Communication Skills: Communications at Work, Speaking, Listening, Presenting Yourself, Non-Verbal Communication
  • Workplace Effectiveness: Time Management, Problem Solving, Customer Service, Teamwork
  • Business Etiquette: On the Job Etiquette, Person-to-Person, Telephone & E-mail Etiquette, Meeting Etiquette

CO-REQUISITE: KeyTrain Study Lab

The lessons are web-delivered for easy access at the workplace, school, home, or wherever there is access to the Internet.


Important Information
Examinee should arrive at the testing center (E101) 15 minutes prior to the administering of the WorkKeys’ tests. Once testing has begun, no one will be permitted to enter the testing center.

  • No testing fees (cash, check, or money order) will be accepted at the testing center. 
  • Testing fees should be paid at the Cashier Office located in the Administration Building F before taking any of the CRC/WorkKeys’ tests.
  • Third party Voucher Letter of Payment will be accepted at the testing center.
  • The CRC testing fee covers the WorkKeys’ Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information tests and the CRC Bronze, Silver, or Gold level certificate. 
  • To retake any CRC WorkKeys’ test, the retesting fee is $10.00 per test.  The CRC retesting fee does not include the CRC certificate.  To upgrade a CRC certificate to Silver or Gold level, the cost is $5.00.
  • For the testing schedule and fee for the WorkKeys’ Business Writing, Listening, Observation, Readiness, and Writing tests, contact Corlis McCoy at (252) 246-1341. 

Employability Lab 

Students gain occupational, career and technical information and soft skill training necessary to be workplace ready.

Mondays and Wednesdays • 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
and Tuesdays and Thursdays • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon • Aug. 18 - Dec. 10
$180 Fee (if applicable) • $15 Security Fee (if applicable)
$5 Technology Fee (if applicable)• Room: D-102
Instructor: Evon Milton  • Section Number: 25335 • Last Day to Register: Aug. 17


Introduction to CNA I NEW  

This 40-hour course is an elective designed for students currently enrolled in the Adult High School Diploma Program or the GED Program. Students will learn terminology and skills that can be transferred to the Continuing Education CNA I Program. Adult high school students who successfully complete all course requirements will earn one unit of adult high school credit.

For more information contact:

Corlis McCoy
HRD Coordinator
(252) 246-1341

ACT WorkKeys tests

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Reading for Information
  • Locating Information
  • Applied Technology
  • Observation
  • Teamwork

ACT WorkKeys tests

  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Business Writing
Date Day Test Time Location Fee
January 2015          
1/12/15 Monday  CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101 $30.00
1/26/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101 $30.00
February 2015          
2/9/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101 $30.00
2/23/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101


March 2015          
3/9/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101 $30.00
3/23/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101


April 2015          
4/6/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101 $30.00
4/20/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101


May 2015          
5/4/15 Monday CRC 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon E-101 $30.00