If you are interested in receiving
funds to enroll in an approved training program through the Workforce
Center, you will need to complete a four-week Hit the Ground Running
class or enroll in the Online Hit the Ground Running Program, if
you meet eligibility criteria. To find out if you are eligible,
visit your local Workforce WV Center.
To be eligible to participate in the
Online Hit the Ground Running Program, you will need to complete
the following at your Workforce WV Center:
- An academic assessment and score
a minimum of 8th grade level or above in math and reading,
- A computer readiness assessment
to determine that you have basic computer skills and the ability
to access and navigate the Internet, and
- A placement test to determine
your entry level for Work Keys preparation.
In addition, you will need to have
access to (1) a computer with Internet hook-up and (2) an email
If you meet the eligibility criteria,
you will be given instructions on how to begin your enrollment.
You will also be given study booklets to help you prepare for the
Work Keys assessment that you will take at the conclusion of the
program. As you progress through the online course, an instructor
will communicate with you regularly via email. You will submit all
of your activities to the instructor electronically. As you finish
each of the modules, you will be required to attend your local Work4WV
Center or Workforce Development Center to complete post tests for
Are you ready? Let's begin with Workplace
Skills. Sit back, relax and have a great online experience!
This program was developed
by the West Virginia State Department of Education, the West Virginia
Workplace Education Program, and the Regional Education Service
Agency (RESA) V.