Florida Works/ National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC) Mini-Course
The Florida Works/ National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC) Mini-Course Guide presents the crosswalks and other guidelines for instructors to identify adaptations or additional activities to allow Florida Works to be used to prepare adults and youth for the NWRC assessment.Florida Works and the Crosswalks to the National Work Readiness Credential Report
Developing Reading Fluency Using Florida Works
Florida Works Training
Welcome to Florida Works!
The research based Florida Works Career Building Skills Program was developed with extensive input from Florida businesses through a grant from the Florida Department of Education Division of Workforce Development. Written at a 4th-6th grade reading level it is designed to meet the employment training needs of adults and youth with low literacy skills and limited work experience. There are two components of Florida Works: Job Readiness and Job Retention.
There is no cost for Florida Works materials, which can be downloaded from this site, ordered from FHRD on a cost recovery basis, or obtained on a CD Rom. Training is recommended which prepares instructors to use the cooperative learning strategies embedded in the activities, master problem posing techniques and effectively assess participant's progress.
Job Retention Training
A 25 hour program that can be offered at the work site or at a central location such as a one stop center. It consists of two workbooks entitled ‘Making the Most of Your Job’ and ‘Problem Solving on the Job’. Together, they address topics such as:
Job Readiness Training
A 63 hour program consisting of two workbooks entitled ‘Planning the Work of a Lifetime’ and ‘Getting the Job You Want.’ Together they address topics such as: