Program: College and Workplace Readiness


College & Workplace Readiness

Long Beach City College offers certificates of competency in the noncredit program for adults seeking to learn English as a Second Language (ESL). Long Beach City College also offers a certificate of completion in the noncredit program to prepare students for College and Workplace Readiness.

Degrees & Certificates

College and Workforce Readiness (COMP) Curriculum Guide

Certificate of Competency, College and Workplace Readiness

The certificate in College and Workplace Readiness will certify that students have achieved the basic skills of reading, writing, computation, and basic technology, financial, and goal clarification necessary for success in pre-transfer level college courses. Furthermore, this certificate will verify that students have demonstrated skill achievement at levels that are necessary for pursuing high-skill, high-wage employment.

Students must log in a minimum of 54 contact hours of laboratory work. The student must complete the required assessment/proficiency exams in reading,
writing, and mathematics for each course with a score of 80% or above in each required assessment/proficiency exam.