WorkKeys Assessments

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National Career Readiness Certification

The National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC) is a portable credential that verifies foundational workplace skills and proves to employers that you have the skills to do the job!

  • To earn the NCRC, you must successfully complete the WorkKeys Assessment in Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents.
  • The full assessment will take approximately three (3) hours to complete.
  • WorkKeys Assessments help you measure the workplace skills that can affect your job performance.

NCRC Levels

  • Bronze- Score at least Level  3 in all three core areas which demonstrates the necessary skills for approximately 35% of the jobs in the WorkKeys database
  • Silver- Score at least Level 4 in all three core areas which demonstrates the necessary skills for approximately 65% of the jobs in the WorkKeys database (minimum level required for JCC BioWork Program)
  • Gold- Score at least Level  5 in all three core areas which demonstrates the necessary skills for approximately 90% of the jobs in the WorkKeys database
  • Platinum- Score at least Level 6 in all three core areas which demonstrates the necessary skills for approximately 99% of the jobs in the WorkKeys database

    The National Career Readiness Certificate proves to employers that you have the skills to do the job!

For additional information on the assessments, visit www.act.org/workkeys 

Cost

Total fee for ACT National Career Readiness Certification (WorkKeys) = $36.

The WorkKeys assessments (NCRC) cost $12 per assessment
3 assessments - Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents 

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Please PRE-REGISTER for a testing session.
> Payment will need to be made in full with the JCC Business Office PRIORto your scheduled test time/date.
> Please bring a copy of your JCC receipt showing payment for verification purposes.

Testing Location

Workforce Development Center
135 Best Wood Drive, Clayton, NC  27520

*All fees are subject to change

Contact

Shelley Gardner
swgardner@johnstoncc.edu