Over 6,000 members of the NH Workforce served since 2011.

What’s the next step in  your career?

WorkReadyNH is a tuition-FREE course that builds CONFIDENCE and enhances the professional skills that NH employers value most.


Enhance your professional skillset & apply new strategies

Strengthen your resume  Interview better  Communicate more effectively  |  Prevent & resolve workplace conflicts   Practice solving real workplace problems Build better teams

⫸⫸ Make this YOUR year! ⫷⫷

  • Live, interactive classes are offered online every month!
  • Or, attend IN PERSON at the Portsmouth Campus:
    • May 7th-June 6th each Tu, W, Th from 5:30-9pm
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Build skills. Build confidence. Build your career.

WorkReadyNH is a 3-week, tuition-FREE professional development program that builds the skills that help employees succeed, and that NH employers highly desire:

➢ Professional Soft Skills including effective communication, team building, problem solving, and decision making

➢ Essential Foundational Skills of adequate levels of reading comprehension, applied math, and interpreting graphical materials



Attend Online or In Person! Participate in a blend of live, interactive class and independent work. Learn and have fun in this simulated workplace setting to enhance and practice the powerful soft skills that employers want most.


Soft Skills

  • Interviewing Techniques & Resume Styles
  • Active Listening & Communication Strategies
  • Team Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Business Ethics & Employer Expectations
  • Workplace Sensitivity
  • Customer Service
  • Safety in the Workplace

Essential Workplace Skills

Use ACT’s WorkKeys Curriculum to assess and improve your skills in:

  • Reading and Understanding Workplace Documents
  • Applied Math
  • Interpreting Information from Graphs and Charts

EARN 3 Credentials:

These achievements enhance and highlight your value as an employee and colleague.

1. NEW!  WorkReadyNH Soft Skills Digital Badge from the Community College System of NH

2. National Career Readiness Certificate from ACT

3. WorkReadyNH Certificate from the Community College System of NH


Enroll Today! In Person at GBCC Portsmouth or Online!

Benefits to Career-Builders

  • Improve the skills employers value most
  • Improve your confidence
  • Earn three highly recognized credentials
  • Increase your earning power
  • Let employers know you have the skills they want and need!
  • Click here to see what our graduates say about WorkReadyNH
  • Dr. Bob, the lead instructor for Great Bay’s Medical Assistant Program says:

    • I appreciate all the incredible skills WorkReadyNH teaches our students and all the people who have the privilege of going through your program. The maturity and professionalism of your graduates is palpable.

Benefits to Employers

WorkReadyNH was developed after discussions with New Hampshire employers LIKE YOU who want to strengthen their workforce. Companies want employees who can:

  • Read and apply workplace information
  • Analyze information to determine correct actions
  • Work together with coworkers to get the job done
  • Be effective and efficient in their jobs

For more information visit: ccsnh.edu/workreadynh

Contact Us

This is a tuition-FREE program available to all NH residents age 16 and over.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (603) 427-7636

Click HERE to Register

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WorkReadyNH in the News!

If you are looking for a job, a new career path, or just looking to sharpen your communication skills, WorkReadyNH is the place for you.


Spaulding Students and Seasoned Employees from Laars Heating Systems Participate in WorkReadyNH.


Portsmouth Naval Shipyard partnered with WorkReadyNH as part of a “Whole Person Development Initiative” to help employees grow their careers.


WorkReadyNH is a partnership between CCSNH and the NH Department of Employment Security. Funding is provided through the NH Job Training Fund. 

The Community College System of NH is an equal opportunity employer. Adaptive equipment is available upon request to persons with disabilities.