ACT WorkReady Community

When businesses must focus on cutting costs and jobs are harder to find, communities that use industry recognized skills credentials to improve their workforce have the advantage. Iredell County is a WorkReady Community. Click here to see our stats and learn more.

  • Certified December 2016
  • 133 Employers recognize or recommend the WORKKEYS NCRC
  • 7717 National Carer Readiness Certificates earned


Apprenticeship 2000, Iredell-Statesville Schools & Mooresville Graded Schools

Apprenticeship 2000 is an apprenticeship partnership located in the region. Apprenticeship 2000 offers technical career opportunities to high school students and full-time employment after graduation. Click here for more information or to join the company partnership.

Click here for a full list of apprenticeships.

Iredell County believes in educating students, teachers, counselors and parents about the companies and job opportunities in Iredell County.  Here is a list of companies partnering with us on career pathway creation and awareness.


Crosby Scholars

Iredell Crosby Scholars Community Partnership is a nonprofit college access organization whose purpose is to prepare students academically, financially, and personally for successful college admission and other post-secondary opportunities best suited to their needs, aptitudes and dreams. Benefits for the students include advisory services, career and college exploration activities, and college admission and financial aid workshops. Students completing the program in grades 10-12 are eligible to apply for “Last Dollar Grants” for college.  Click here for more information.


Edge Factor, Iredell-Statesville Schools & Mooresville Grade Schools

Edge Factor is an online digital platform available at 23 schools in Iredell County. This platform equips educators with story-driven media, interactive activities, and gamified tools designed to inspire students to pursue career pathways, connect with parents, and raise awareness of local career opportunities.  The turnkey, multimedia resources included in the membership-based platform are STEAM relevant, align to statewide standards, highlight career profiles, instill soft skills, introduce technology, include hands-on activities, recruitment tools, parent resources, cinematic stories, and much more.  Visit to learn more.


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For more information about these services, contact or 704-663-1898

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