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National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)



WorkKeys & the National Career Readiness Certificate

How can you prove you have the necessary skills to be successful in the workplace? How can you distinguish yourself from other candidates? How can you increase your opportunity for career change and advancement?

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a portable, nationally recognized credential that can help individuals get the job they want. Based on the proven ACT WorkKeys® system the NCRC gives job seekers proof of their workplace skills. WorkKeys, a system of real world workplace assessments can act both as a tool to increase an individual’s employability skills and give employers the tools necessary to plan, screen, select, train and promote the appropriate candidates. Test results can be beneficial information for many groups and organizations such as Public School Systems, local and federal government, employers, and economic strategists. To learn more about the advantages of the CRC.

The Assessments

Through WorkKeys, an individual can be assessed on a wide array of workplace skills. Individuals can be assessed on Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills, and Interpersonal Skills. For more information about available assessments.


Open Lab - A starting place for all things WorkKeys and NCRC, open labs are free and available to the public. During these floating sessions individuals can learn the ins and outs of the NCRC, get access to the NCRC Prep Class or online study tool, ask questions, and register for testing.  Please come to an open lab session to get started on the process of earning an NCRC. Registration is not required. 

View our upcoming open lab schedule. Lab location is Room 403 in the PCC Greenville Center.

Career Ready 101 - An online study program specifically designed based upon WorkKeys and NCRC system. Accessible from anywhere students have internet access, CRC 101 meets individuals at their current skill level to aid in skill enhancement. Come to an open lab to sign up for Career Ready 101.


Please come to an Open Lab session to make a reservation to take the National Career Readiness Certificate. The lab is located in Room 403 of the PCC Greenville Center.


Visit our blog to stay up to date on the latest WorkKeys/NCRC news. Our blog will notify you of unique opportunities for NCRC holders, program changes and even job openings. Click on the "follow" button to receive blog updates sent directly to your email. This is continually updated, so be sure to check often!

Need Your Scores? 

If you need your WorkKeys/NCRC Scores, there is great news! You have access to all of your WorkKeys scores at any time. Through www.myworkkeys.com you can publicize and print a copy of your scores whenever you need. For directions on how to get a copy of your scores

For more information please call 252-493-7549.

PCC Greenville Center
3107 S. Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27834