Career Preparedness Certification
endorsed by Express Employment Professionals


About the Certification

The Career Preparedness Certification endorsed by Express Employment Professionals equips students with the skills necessary to thrive in a post-secondary or workplace environment.

In addition, the certification addresses major topics such as higher learning, the job seeking process, financial literacy, workplace etiquette and the Microsoft® Office Suite. The certification consists of 23 modules and a 100-question final certification exam.

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Rachel Rudisill
Recruitment Advertising & Marketing Manager
Express Employment Professionals

Learning Objectives 

  • Analyze higher learning opportunities and distinguish among the various types of financial aid.
  • Describe types of employment and discuss methods of finding job opportunities.
  • Analyze the process of filling out job applications as well as creating cover letters and résumés.
  • Explain the interview process, including preparation and practice, etiquette and possible outcomes.
  • Organize and plan personal finances and use a career plan to develop personal income potential.
  • Examine various types of insurance and select appropriate insurance plans.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to create various business documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases using the Microsoft® Office Suite.
  • Discover necessary skills for success in the “real world.”
  • Understand the importance of proper business manners and etiquette.
  • Examine situations and issues on the job which impact family and workplace environments.

Certification Lessons

1: Career Testing & Investigation 13: Financial Literacy: Taxes & Paychecks
2: Formulas for Career Success:
Higher Learning
14: Financial Literacy: Credit & Loans
3: Formulas for Career Success:
Financial Aid
15: Insurance: The Basics
4: Formulas for Career Success:
Portfolio Development
16: Microsoft® Word Basics
5: Formulas for Career Success:
Job Search
17: Microsoft® PowerPoint® Basics
6: Formulas for Career Success:
Job Applications
18: Microsoft® Excel Basics
7: Formulas for Career Success:
Cover Letters
19: Microsoft® Access Basics
8: Formulas for Career Success:
20: Microsoft® Outlook Basics
9: Formulas for Career Success:
Interview Preparation
21: Skills for Real World Survival
10: Formulas for Career Success:
The Interview Process
22: Workplace Etiquette
11: Formulas for Career Success:
After the Interview
23: Workplace Issues
12: Financial Literacy: Getting Started