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It will give you a competitive edge – proof that you have the right skills and the right attitude to get the job you want.

Florida Ready to Work and Soft Skills Credential

Florida Ready to Work. It’s free

Florida Ready to Work can help you score your next job. Your Florida Ready to Work Credential will make you stand out from other applicants and shows employers that you have the skills and initiative they are looking for.


You can even improve your score and your value to employers with free online training tools that will build your job skills.  And the Florida Ready to Work Career Center will help you research potential careers and the skills you will need to get the job.

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To earn the credential, you must take four proctored Assessments – Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, Locating Information, and Essential Soft Skills.  

It’s all free, and it’s easy to get started.

  1. Once you have enrolled with an Assessment Center, take the three required Placement Tests guage your foundational skills – Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, Locating Information, and the four Essential Soft Skills Pretests.  Each test takes about 15 minutes.  You can take the tests on your own time, from any computer, anywhere.
  2. Use the online courseware training to improve your scores and job skills, if needed.
  3. Take the four required Assessments – Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, Locating Information, and Essential Soft Skills – at the Assessment Center where you enrolled.  The Assessments are proctored, and each assessment takes about one hour.
  4. Score at least a 3 on each of the four required Assessments.  If you don’t score at least a 3 or to increase your score, you can use the online courseware training, from any computer, anytime, for free.
  5. Score at least a Level 3 on each of the trhee required foundational skills Assessments. Receive your Florida Ready to Work Credential signed by the Governor. If you don't score at least a Level 3 or to increase your score, you can use the online courseware training, from any computer, anytime, for free. 
  6. Score at least a 70 on the Essential Soft Skills Assessment and earn the Florida Soft Skils Credential signed by the Governor. If you don't score at least a 70, you can use the online courseware training for free.