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SkillsUSA Career Essentials:
an Industry-Validated Curriculum

In today’s world, it’s not enough for students to have just technical skills. If they want to advance their career potential and compete in today’s job market, they need to stand out, be distinct and  be a step ahead. That’s a tall order. How can you ensure students are career-ready? Here’s how.

The SkillsUSA Career Essentials Suite engages students in defining, implementing and measuring their career-readiness skills along every point in their educational journey, whether it be middle-school, high-school, college/postsecondary including the adult learner.


The curriculum generates high levels of student engagement and is built on evidence-based outcomes that support the industry-validated Career-Ready Assessment. Together, curricula and assessments work to culminate in students earning the industry-recognized Career Essentials credentials. 

The Career Essentials Suite



Become a Career Essentials Certified Teacher

Keep reading to learn how you can efficiently prepare for implementing Career Essentials with your learners - and earn a certification!

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I feel more comfortable in a professional environment and I am less anxious about my future career path.


 -SkillsUSA Career Essentials Credential Earner (advanced course)

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The Career Essentials Implementation Training

Attend a 3-hour live  virtual session with a SkillsUSA trainer and complete four written tasks to earn your Career Essentials Certification.


Need more help?

Email the Career Essentials Customer Care Team at or call  1-844-875-4557 for just-in-time support at any stage in your Career Essentials journey!

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