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National Career Readiness Certificate

National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

Achieve Workplace Success with NCRC

The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC™) is an industry-recognized, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills for workplace success. This portable credential is valued across all sectors of the economy and verifies critical cognitive skills, including:

  • Problem-solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Reading and interpreting work-related texts
  • Applying information from workplace documents to solve problems
  • Using mathematical reasoning for work-related tasks
  • Performing work-related mathematical calculations
  • Locating, synthesizing, and applying information presented graphically
  • Comparing, summarizing, and analyzing information from multiple graphics

 

How to Earn Your NCRC:

You can earn the NCRC by completing three WorkKeys® assessments:

 

 

Get Help Through CRED

The Career Readiness to Eliminate Disparities (CRED) program funds the NCRC assessments. This program is supported by a Community Services Program grant from the City of Omaha. We partner with Metropolitan Community College (MCC) to administer the assessments.

 

Steps to get started

The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC™) is an industry-recognized, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills for workplace success. This portable credential is valued across all sectors of the economy and verifies critical cognitive skills, including:

  • Learn More: Visit the National Career Readiness Certificate website to understand the assessments and view sample questions.
  • Sign Up: Visit the MCC website for information on how to sign up for the assessments.
  • Schedule Your Assessment: Book an appointment to take the NCRC assessments (3.5 hours).

 

Contact Us

If you need assistance or more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help you achieve your career goals with the NCRC.

 

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