WorkKeys Assessments

WorkKeys Assessments help you measure the workplace skills that can affect your job performance.

*** If you are interested in becoming a teacher assistant for Johnston County Public Schools, please check the Teacher Assistant Education page for more information on the teacher assistant program and testing requirements. ***

The full assessment will take approximately three (3) hours to complete.

The National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC) is a portable credential that verifies foundational workplace skills.

To earn the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), you must successfully complete the WorkKeys Assessment in Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents.

  • 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
  • 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

** Please email swgardner@johnstoncc.edu to schedule a testing session.

The WorkKeys assessments cost $12 per assessment (3 assessments - Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents) and are administered on the main campus of Johnston Community College in Smithfield.

Total fee for testing = $36 to be paid in EXACT cash, money order or by check (payable to JCC).

*All fees are subject to change

Contact

Shelley Gardner
Economic Development Training Coordinator
(919) 209-2572
swgardner@johnstoncc.edu

Roxanne Parrish
Administrative Assistant, Workforce Development Center
(919) 209-2591
reparrish@johnstoncc.edu