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Guam Community College integrates WorkKeys with Construction Boot Camp March 15, 2023

Guam Community College announces open registration for its upcoming Construction Boot Camp IV. Boot camp participants will take courses in carpentry, masonry, and electricity with additional certifications in WorkKeys®, Work Ethic, OHSA-10, and Heartsaver/CPR/First-Aid. Black Construction will offer employment to participants who successfully complete the boot camp.

Medical Caregiver Boot Camp Stacks Credentials at Guam October 28, 2022

The Medical Home Health Aide (Caregiver) boot camp includes four credentials stacked with the ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate. 

Completers may also transition into the GCC Allied Health program and earn an Associate of Science or Certificate in Medical Assisting, an Associate of Science in Practical Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

GCC to allow WorkKeys certificates in lieu of placement tests October 02, 2021

Guam Community College (GCC) is now accepting Platinum and Gold level ACT WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificates (NCRC) as evidence of college-level readiness in Math and English. Students who achieve Platinum and Gold can enroll in GCC’s MA110A – Finite Mathematics and EN110 Freshman Composition without having to take the placement exam. GCC joins a growing list of colleges and universities throughout the U.S. that accept WorkKeys® NCRC to fulfill college entrance requirements and can provide an advantage when registering for college-level courses. 

Guam Community College graduates 18 shipping industry apprentices March 09, 2021

Eighteen boot camp students studying ship repair graduated from the Guam Community College pre-apprenticeship program Friday. As part of the boot camp, graduates were certified in CPR/basic life support, general safety and health hazards for entry-level workers, as well as WorkKeys, a national career readiness certificate. GCC also announced its second boot camp on truck driving will complete in seven weeks.

Guam Workforce Conference launches first US-Territory-Based WRC November 20, 2020

This week's Guam Workforce Conference marks the launch of Work Ready Communities, the first of its kind in any U.S. territory.  Local workforce ecosystem leaders successfully launched training intitiatives in ship repair and truck driving since their first conference in September.