The National Career Readiness Certificate is the national standard in certifying workplace skills. Requested and required by employers across the nation, the Certificate allows individuals to demonstrate their level of skill in the most common skills required for success in the workplace.
North Carolina’s Career Readiness Certificate is a portable credential-powered by WorkKeys – that promotes skills and career development for individuals and verifies to employers anywhere in the United States that an individual possesses basic workplace skills and essential core employability skills in:
Reading For Information
The North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate is based on the ACT WorkKeys system, a nationally recognized, EEOC-compliant industry-driven system of job profiling, assessment and instructional support. The system awards four levels of certification – Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.
RCC offers all 12 WorkKeys assessments.
Steps for Certification
1. Getting Started: Visit Richmond Community College at either one of our two locations.
Main Campus: 1042 West Hamlet Ave., Hamlet, NC 28345 Scotland Center: 201 Atkinson Street, Laurinburg, NC 28352
2. Training – Develop a training plan to meet your career goals. The training plan will include KeyTrain. KeyTrain is a very easy to use computer based training tool for increasing skills.
3. Get certified – Take the Work Keys Test after proper training and get the Career Readiness Certification.
KeyTrain is the complete interactive training system for the WorkKeys basic workplace skills. KeyTrain provides a comprehensive learning system for common skills required by all jobs, based on ACT’s WorkKeys assessment system.