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Career Ready Certificate GED



Are you currently a CPTC Adult Education student who is making significant progress toward earning your GED?  Have you ever considered working in manufacturing or hospitality? If so, then this training program may be an excellent opportunity for you to begin your entry-level career.
Funded by Rotary Foundation of Rotary International through support from Rotary District 4391 (Bahia Brazil), Rotary District 6920 (Southeast Georgia), Brunswick Rotary Club, Golden Isles Rotary Club, Jekyll Island Rotary Club, and St. Simons Rotary Club. 

Career Ready Certificate is a two-week training program (Monday-Friday | 8am-5pm) that emphasizes work ethic and comprises a variety of training topics. This program requires participants to attend every day and be on-time … including after lunch and breaks. Instructors should be treated as supervisors and other students as co-workers while on the job. Participants who successfully complete this training program may be guaranteed interviews with several manufacturing and hospitality employers in Glynn County and Ware County (Pinova, King & Prince Seafood, Rich Products, Sea Island, Westin - Jekyll Island, Enviva, Clayton Homes).


March 15 - March 26 | 8am-5pm | CPTC Brunswick | Room #1165

February 22, 2021 (Monday): Initial Registration Deadline
February 23, 2021 (Tuesday): 8-8:30am: Orientation
February 25, 2021 (Thursday): Initial Registration Email Confirmation Deadline
March 11, 2021 (Thursday): Late Registration Deadline
March 15, 2021 (Monday)
8am-5pm: ServSafe Handler Certification Training

March 16, 2021 (Tuesday): 
8am-3pm: Culture and Service Part 1
It’s About Interacting and Influencing
Dealing with Rumors, Gossip, and Half - Truths
Office Personalities
Getting Support for Your Projects
Conflict Resolution
Who We Are and What We Do
Establishing Your Attitude
3-5pm: 10 Soft Skills You Need Group-Study Online Course
What are Soft Skills?
Time Management
Attitude and Work Ethic
Self-Confidence (Owning It)
Ability to Learn
March 17, 2021 (Wednesday)

8am-3pm: Culture and Service Part 2
Identifying and Addressing Customer Needs
Generating Return Business   
In-Person Customer Service        
Giving Customer Service over the Phone          
Providing Electronic Customer Service   
Recovering Difficult Customers    
Understanding When to Escalate 
Ten Things You Can Do to WOW Customers Every Time
3-5pm: Emotional Intelligence Group-Study Online Course
What is Emotional Intelligence?
Skills in Emotional Intelligence
Verbal Communication Skills
Non-Verbal Communication Skills
Social Management and Responsibility
Tools to Regulate Your Emotions
Gaining Control
Business Practices
Making an Impact               
March 18, 2021 (Thursday): 8am-12pm: GED – DOL Georgia Best (CPTC Adult Education Only)
March 19, 2021 (Friday)

8am-3pm: Computer Fundamentals
Introduction, Windows, Internet, and Email
Pieces and Parts
Basic Navigation
Surfing and Security
Emailing and Security
MS Word and Excel
More Common MS Word Basic Functions
More Common MS Excel Basic Functions 
March 22, 2021 (Monday)
8-10am: Employability Skills
Cover Letter
Resume Writing
Job Searching
Dress for Success
Interviewing Skills
Career & Education Pathways
10am-12pm: Job Search Group-Study Online Course
Ready, Set, Go!
Building Your Resume
Polishing Your Resume
Writing a Cover Letter
Creating a Portfolio
Networking Skills
Skills for Success
Where to Look?
Understanding the Interview
Interview Skills
1-3pm: Goal Setting Group-Study Online Course
Overcoming Procrastination
Four P’s of Goal Setting
Improving Motivation
Wise Time Management
Tips for Completing Tasks
Increase Your Productivity
“To Do” List Characteristics
Smart Goals
Mistakes Will Happen
3-5pm: Financial Literacy
March 23, 2021 (Tuesday)

8am-12pm: CPR / AED
1-3pm: Customer Service Group-Study Online Course
Who We Are and What We Do
Establishing Your Attitude
Identifying and Addressing Customer Needs
Generating Return Business
In-Person Customer Service
Giving Customer Service over the Phone
Providing Electronic Customer Service
Recovering Difficult Customers
Understanding When to Escalate
Ten Things You Can Do to WOW Customers Every Time
3-4pm: Manufacturing Employers Discussion
4-5pm: Hospitality Employers Discussion
March 24, 2021 (Wednesday)

8-10am: Workplace Diversity Group-Study Online Course
Understanding Diversity
Understanding Stereotypes
Breaking Down the Barriers
Verbal Communication Skills
Non-Verbal Communication Skills
Being Proactive
Coping with Discrimination
Dealing with Diversity Complaints as a Person
10am-12pm: Introduction to Hospitality
1-2:30: Introduction to Manufacturing
2:30-5pm: OSHA Part 1
March 25, 2021 (Thursday): 8am-5pm: OSHA Part 2
March 26, 2021 (Friday): 8am-5pm: Forklifting
Upon submission of this form, a representative will contact you soon with more information.
I understand that this training program requires my respect for instructors as my supervisors, students as my co-workers, and that I am expected to show up every day and on-time (including after lunch and breaks). Failure to do so may result with my dismissal from this training program.

I understand that someone will contact me occasionally to get updates on my employment search and status for one year after completion fo the program.

I also understand that due to current health concerns that I will be required to wear a mask if and when in a classroom and social distancing isn't observed.  Masks are optional when social distancing is observed.

Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

Los números de teléfono son accesibles a las personas que son sordos o con pérdida de la audición a través de Georgia Relay marcando 711 o 1-800-255-0056 de TTY/TDD.


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1701 Carswell Ave 100 Keith Dixon Way 1334 Golden Isles Pkwy, W
Waycross, Georgia 31503 Kingsland, GA 31548 Baxley, Georgia 31513
912.287.6584 912.522.4510 912.367.1700
  Camden Golden Isles
Alma Cosmetology Program 3700 Glynco Pkwy
101 West 17th St 8001 The Lakes Blvd Brunswick, Georgia 31525
Alma, Georgia 31510 Kingsland, Georgia 31548 912.262.4999
912.632.0951 912.510.3364  
  Hazlehurst 1777 West Cherry St
  677 Douglas Hwy Jesup, Georgia 31545
  Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539 912.427.5800


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