Build Skills. Build Confidence. Build Your Career. 

WorkReadyNH is a tuition-free professional development course for career-minded individuals who want to improve their workplace skills and add a national recognized credential to their resume. WorkReadyNH helps companies foster a skilled workforce and find qualified applicants and employees.

The two key components to this tuition-free intensive training course are:

Soft Skills

Soft skills are the most important skills there are in the workforce. Participants attend 60 hours of classroom instruction in a simulated workplace setting where they practice using the skills that employers want most. 


ACT's WorkKeys exam assesses and credentials workplace math, reading and critical thinking skills. Pass with a 3 or above and receive the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) from ACT.

Soft skills include:

  • Interviews
  • Employer Expectations
  • Safety
  • Harassment/Diversity
  • Communication
  • Team Building
  • Ethics
  • Problem solving
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Service

National Career Readiness Certificate:

Platinum: Skills for 99% of the jobs in ACT's extensive database

Gold: Skills for 90% of the jobs in ACT's extensive database

Silver: Skills for 65% of the jobs in ACT's extensive database

Bronze:  Skills for 35% of the jobs in ACT's extensive database

Benefits to

  • Improve the skills employers want most
  • Improve confidence
  • Earn 2 certificates for resume
  • Increase earning power
  • Then let employers know you have the skills they want and need!

Benefits to Employers

WorkReadyNH was developed after discussions with New Hampshire employers LIKE YOU who want to strengthen their workforce.  Companies want employees who can:

  • Read and apply
    workplace information
  • Analyze information to determine correct actions
  • Work together with co-workers to get the job done
  • Are effective and efficient in their jobs

For more information visit:

for 3 weeks
Two Evenings per Week
for 12 weeks

This is a no cost program and available only to NH residents.

Martha Mott
WorkReadyNH Director

Tricia Temple
WorkReadyNH Program Assistant

or call


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"The WorkReadyNH program has been very beneficial to our company.  In today's economy it is getting harder to find the Soft Skills that are mixed with a good work experience.  We have found applicants who graduate from the WorkReadyNH program hold stronger knowledge of the needed skills to become successful in today's working environment."  James Walker, Director of HR, Lex-Tex Corporation