Hit the ground running. The National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC) workshop will certify you’re ready for work. The NWRC class consists of up to 25 hours of training in areas such as communication, work-place math, and customer service. Having the NWRC lets an employer know you have what it takes to be a great employee. We offer it at no cost to you.


How to Sign Up

Signing up is easy.  You must:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be able to complete a 25-hour training program

Visit or call the Smart Business Resource Center.  Our friendly staff will assist you with any questions you may have.  

Call: (530) 245-1550 

Visit:
The Smart Business Resource Center

1201 Placer Street, Redding, CA 96001

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this paid training? 
    • No, but all tutoring and test fees are covered by a grant through the Smart Center.
  • How long is training? 
    • It varies how many weeks the class will last.  Training could be up to 25 hours depending on individual’s skills level.
  • What kind of jobs can we get after? 
    • Any kind.  The National Work Readiness Credential is nationally recognized as proof of your readiness to work.
  • Is there a cost? 
    • No, the training is free.
  • What will I learn in training? 
    • Work related math, active listening, reading, and situational judgment.
  • Do you provide bus passes to get to training? 
    • Unfortunately, we do not.
  • When are the classes scheduled? 
    • We will work with you to schedule times to meet at the Smart offices.  Meeting will occur during normal business hours.  M-F 9 am to 5 pm.
  • What if I don’t pass a certain section(s) of the test? 
    • We will work with you to gain skills needed to pass and you can retake any part of the test.
  • What if I need help with a part of the test? 
    • We have a Smart Center Representative attending that can assist you with any part of the test.
  • What do I need to bring? 
    • A great attitude.
  • Is there a dress code? 
    • We only ask that you do not wear anything offensive or something you can’t wear in a public business office.
  • When is your next available training? 
    • Classes are open now.  Please call today!



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Upcoming Events

  • Resume/Transferable Skills Workshop - Eureka

    Join us while we discuss and create that perfect resume to snag the job.  In ...

  • Resume/Transferable Skills Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

    Join us while we discuss and create that perfect resume to snag the job.  In this workshop we will cover common resume practices and what transferable skills are and how to use them.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka, CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Resume/Transferable

    Basic CalJobs Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Please join us in our free to attend workshop that goes over how to navigate CalJobs and how to add a resume.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 CalJobs Workshop

    Certified Typing Tests - Eureka

    Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 - Monday, Sep 5, 2050

    Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

    Does that job you are applying for required a typing certificate? Are you just wanting to get documentation on how fast you type. Come in on Wednesdays and we can administer a typing test at no cost to you. Typing test are 5 minutes long and you will leave the same day with a certificate of speed.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Typing Test

    Internet Job Search Workshop - Eureka

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 - Tuesday, Sep 6, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Learn how to successfully navigate and upload resumes to safe and reliable online job search websites.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Job Search Workshop

    Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 -

    Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

    5th Annual Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    November 16, 2018 at the Shasta District Fairgrounds
    9th Grade students from high schools throughout Northern CA
    inspired by hearing and engaging with North State STEM professionals

    We are seeking exhibitors for this event!
    Register at http://bit.ly/exhibitor2018
    Questions? ...contact:
    Heather Kelnhofer, careerday@shastacoe.org or 530.242.7636
    or Chris Dell, cdell@shastacoe.org or 530.225.0245

    Save the Date flyer 2018 Exhibitor Recruitment

    Location


    Shasta District Fairgrounds

    , 96007

    Event Fees:


  • Basic CalJobs Workshop - Eureka

    Please join us in our free to attend workshop that goes over how to navigate ...

  • Resume/Transferable Skills Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

    Join us while we discuss and create that perfect resume to snag the job.  In this workshop we will cover common resume practices and what transferable skills are and how to use them.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka, CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Resume/Transferable

    Basic CalJobs Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Please join us in our free to attend workshop that goes over how to navigate CalJobs and how to add a resume.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 CalJobs Workshop

    Certified Typing Tests - Eureka

    Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 - Monday, Sep 5, 2050

    Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

    Does that job you are applying for required a typing certificate? Are you just wanting to get documentation on how fast you type. Come in on Wednesdays and we can administer a typing test at no cost to you. Typing test are 5 minutes long and you will leave the same day with a certificate of speed.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Typing Test

    Internet Job Search Workshop - Eureka

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 - Tuesday, Sep 6, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Learn how to successfully navigate and upload resumes to safe and reliable online job search websites.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Job Search Workshop

    Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 -

    Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

    5th Annual Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    November 16, 2018 at the Shasta District Fairgrounds
    9th Grade students from high schools throughout Northern CA
    inspired by hearing and engaging with North State STEM professionals

    We are seeking exhibitors for this event!
    Register at http://bit.ly/exhibitor2018
    Questions? ...contact:
    Heather Kelnhofer, careerday@shastacoe.org or 530.242.7636
    or Chris Dell, cdell@shastacoe.org or 530.225.0245

    Save the Date flyer 2018 Exhibitor Recruitment

    Location


    Shasta District Fairgrounds

    , 96007

    Event Fees:


  • Certified Typing Tests - Eureka

    Does that job you are applying for required a typing certificate? Are you just wanting ...

  • Resume/Transferable Skills Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

    Join us while we discuss and create that perfect resume to snag the job.  In this workshop we will cover common resume practices and what transferable skills are and how to use them.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka, CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Resume/Transferable

    Basic CalJobs Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Please join us in our free to attend workshop that goes over how to navigate CalJobs and how to add a resume.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 CalJobs Workshop

    Certified Typing Tests - Eureka

    Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 - Monday, Sep 5, 2050

    Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

    Does that job you are applying for required a typing certificate? Are you just wanting to get documentation on how fast you type. Come in on Wednesdays and we can administer a typing test at no cost to you. Typing test are 5 minutes long and you will leave the same day with a certificate of speed.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Typing Test

    Internet Job Search Workshop - Eureka

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 - Tuesday, Sep 6, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Learn how to successfully navigate and upload resumes to safe and reliable online job search websites.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Job Search Workshop

    Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 -

    Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

    5th Annual Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    November 16, 2018 at the Shasta District Fairgrounds
    9th Grade students from high schools throughout Northern CA
    inspired by hearing and engaging with North State STEM professionals

    We are seeking exhibitors for this event!
    Register at http://bit.ly/exhibitor2018
    Questions? ...contact:
    Heather Kelnhofer, careerday@shastacoe.org or 530.242.7636
    or Chris Dell, cdell@shastacoe.org or 530.225.0245

    Save the Date flyer 2018 Exhibitor Recruitment

    Location


    Shasta District Fairgrounds

    , 96007

    Event Fees:


  • Internet Job Search Workshop - Eureka

    Learn how to successfully navigate and upload resumes to safe and reliable online job search ...

  • Resume/Transferable Skills Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

    Join us while we discuss and create that perfect resume to snag the job.  In this workshop we will cover common resume practices and what transferable skills are and how to use them.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka, CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Resume/Transferable

    Basic CalJobs Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Please join us in our free to attend workshop that goes over how to navigate CalJobs and how to add a resume.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 CalJobs Workshop

    Certified Typing Tests - Eureka

    Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 - Monday, Sep 5, 2050

    Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

    Does that job you are applying for required a typing certificate? Are you just wanting to get documentation on how fast you type. Come in on Wednesdays and we can administer a typing test at no cost to you. Typing test are 5 minutes long and you will leave the same day with a certificate of speed.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Typing Test

    Internet Job Search Workshop - Eureka

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 - Tuesday, Sep 6, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Learn how to successfully navigate and upload resumes to safe and reliable online job search websites.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Job Search Workshop

    Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 -

    Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

    5th Annual Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    November 16, 2018 at the Shasta District Fairgrounds
    9th Grade students from high schools throughout Northern CA
    inspired by hearing and engaging with North State STEM professionals

    We are seeking exhibitors for this event!
    Register at http://bit.ly/exhibitor2018
    Questions? ...contact:
    Heather Kelnhofer, careerday@shastacoe.org or 530.242.7636
    or Chris Dell, cdell@shastacoe.org or 530.225.0245

    Save the Date flyer 2018 Exhibitor Recruitment

    Location


    Shasta District Fairgrounds

    , 96007

    Event Fees:


  • Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    5th Annual Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    November 16, 2018 at ...

  • Resume/Transferable Skills Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

    Join us while we discuss and create that perfect resume to snag the job.  In this workshop we will cover common resume practices and what transferable skills are and how to use them.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka, CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Resume/Transferable

    Basic CalJobs Workshop - Eureka

    Friday, Aug 31, 2018 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Please join us in our free to attend workshop that goes over how to navigate CalJobs and how to add a resume.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 CalJobs Workshop

    Certified Typing Tests - Eureka

    Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 - Monday, Sep 5, 2050

    Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

    Does that job you are applying for required a typing certificate? Are you just wanting to get documentation on how fast you type. Come in on Wednesdays and we can administer a typing test at no cost to you. Typing test are 5 minutes long and you will leave the same day with a certificate of speed.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Typing Test

    Internet Job Search Workshop - Eureka

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 - Tuesday, Sep 6, 2050

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Learn how to successfully navigate and upload resumes to safe and reliable online job search websites.

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    409 K Street
    Eureka , CA 95501

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Job Search Workshop

    Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 -

    Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

    5th Annual Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day

    November 16, 2018 at the Shasta District Fairgrounds
    9th Grade students from high schools throughout Northern CA
    inspired by hearing and engaging with North State STEM professionals

    We are seeking exhibitors for this event!
    Register at http://bit.ly/exhibitor2018
    Questions? ...contact:
    Heather Kelnhofer, careerday@shastacoe.org or 530.242.7636
    or Chris Dell, cdell@shastacoe.org or 530.225.0245

    Save the Date flyer 2018 Exhibitor Recruitment

    Location


    Shasta District Fairgrounds

    , 96007

    Event Fees:


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