Career Readiness Program

The English Center
7700 Edgewater Drive
Suite 540
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone (510) 836-6700

  Career Readiness Program

The Career Readiness Program (CRP) will give you the tools you need to advance your career. With this program, you will:

  •   Speak English fluently
  •   Receive career training
  •   Learn the latest technology
  •   Get help finding a job

  • Please contact us to learn more.

    13.5 hours of core English language classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    9 hours of technology applications, career readiness and community English on Tuesday, Thursday

      Class schedules available (22.5 hours)

  • Mornings from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Afternoons from 1:00 pm to 5:20 pm
  • Evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:50 pm

  • Free one-on-one or small group tutoring is available depending on interest and need.

      Academic Credits

    Students who successfully complete a program of 8 weeks or longer at the English Center can earn units of academic credit. The full-time student can earn 9 credits each 8-week session. This credit can be used for show employers for tuition reimbursement, or for transfer to colleges and universities that give credit for coursework similar to the English Center’s. A complete catalog of all English Center courses is available by clicking here.

    Core English Language Curriculum (13.5 hours/week)

  • Grammar/Reading skills and vocabulary development
  • Academic and business writing
  • Listening comprehension
  • Formal and informal speaking skills

  • Professional Development Curriculum (9 hours/week)
    At all levels, students prepare for success in the American workplace. These classes cover all basic aspects of career training and workplace readiness:

  • Writing resumes
  • Interviewing practice for job Interviews
  • Job search strategies
  • Technology for the workplace
  • English oral and written skills for business
  • Networking
  • English for community participation

  •   For Career Readiness Program Disclosures:
    The English Center
    7700 Edgewater Drive
    Suite 540
    Oakland, CA 94621
    Phone (510) 836-6700

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