What is a National Career Readiness Certificate?
The National Career Readiness Certificate verifies that an individual has been assessed in WorkKeys basic foundational skills and confirms an individual possesses essential core employability skills and abilities to do a particular job. The NCRC is being used in 50 states, with over 3 million certificates issued.
This certificate is portable, recognized nationally, and assesses competency in three key areas:
Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Locating Information.
There are four levels of certification based on scores attained on the WorkKeys Tests:
The NCRC complements other traditional classroom credentials such as a high school diploma, community college degree, or technical certificate and is designed to meet the needs of both employers and job seekers in the Southern Tier.
The NCRC Plus provides employers with additional information about how people are inclined to behave on the job. The NCRC Plus combines measures of cognitive skills with measures of work related behaviors or soft skills bringing even greater accuracy to predictions about an individual's success at work or in training. In additional to the cognitive skills listed previously, the NCRC plus ranks individuals in the following skill categories:
For more information please visit: http://www.act.org/certificate/