The purpose of this study is to analyze the direct influence of students’ working skill on the students’ working readiness in North Sulawesi. This research used quantitative design using survey method. The variable of this research consisted of exogenous variable, working skill and endogenous variable, working readiness. The population of this study was the entire vocational high school student of Construction Engineering concerning on stone and concrete construction in Nort h Sulawesi. The entire number of students were 138 and using simple random sampling then the sample of this study was 103 students. The data of this study were obtained through test instrument. The data analysis of this study employed descriptive statistics and inferential statistics, assumption testing and simple regression analysis for hypothesis testing. The result of this study indicated that working skill has significant and positive influence on the students’ working readiness. It contributed 25.70%. It means that the degree of working skill directly influence on the degree of working readiness. The hgher the students’ working skill, the higher working readiness and vice versa.
Keywords : Working Readiness, Working Skill, Vocational High School, Construction Engineering.