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The Certificate for College and Workplace Readiness can help you demonstrate to employers and others that you have the foundational academic and workplace skills needed to succeed on the job and in college. Depending on your entry skill levels, this certificate can be completed in a very short time while pursuing long-term goals, such as an Associates Degree or a career certificate at LBCC or another college.

In order to qualify to earn the Certificate for College and Workplace Readiness, students will have successfully completed the following:

          1. A minimum of 54 hours of instruction in BAE 601A and/or 601B.

          2. Successful completion of the LAR Department’s math, reading, writing, and non-cognitive/soft skills series of materials and assessments as assigned by an instructor.

          3. Completion of the TABE assessment battery with a combined average score of 80% or higher.

For further information, please call 562.938.3991 for the PCC Center or 562.938.4699 for the LAC Center.