Trenholm State Community College

Ready to Work

Alabama’s Ready to Work (RTW) program provides a career pathway for individuals with limited education and employment experience. Ready to Work’s workplace environment provides trainees the entry-level skills required for employment with most businesses and industries in Alabama. Training is provided at no cost to participants.

The Ready to Work curriculum is set to standards cited by business and industry employers throughout the state and the skills cited in the U. S. Department of Labor’s Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Reports.

Training Modules

The Ready to Work core curriculum consists of 6 training modules and ACT WorkKeys. All curriculum modules, including ACT WorkKeys, are structured to reinforce the essential skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking, and arithmetic.


Upon successful completion of the RTW program, graduates will receive two industry-recognized credentials:

  • National Career Readiness Certificate – issued by ACT
  • Alabama Certified Work Certificate – issued by AIDT

Certification Requirements include:

  • 95% Attendance and Punctuality rate.
  • Satisfactory achievement of work ethic, organizational skills, attitude, and motivation.
  • 70% or higher passage on all required assessments.
  • Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments (Applied Math, Graphics Literacy, Workplace Documents) with level 3 or higher.


The Ready to Work Program is offered in a hybrid format, a combination of online and virtual, or face-to-face, engagement.

Click Here To Enroll in The Ready to Work Program

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Regina Jones at (334) 420-4299.

History of

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108