WorkKeys is a system used nation-wide for assessing and teaching workplace skills. It is designed to ensure that the right people are staffing positions in your company. Based on WorkKeys scores in the areas of Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics and Locating Information, an individual may qualify for a North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) at a Bronze, Silver or Gold level. For more information on the CRC, visit www.crcnc.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the value of holding a CRC?
The CRC is a value added credential that promotes skill attainment for the individual and confirms to employers that an individual possesses basic workplace skills in reading, applied math and locating information - skill required by 85% of all jobs.
Why do I need to take the WorkKeys tests?
Many industries use the scores as part of the selection process for open jobs or for promotion purposes. You would take the WorkKeys test to meet the company’s requirement.
I am a Teacher’s Assistant. How do I meet the "No Child Left Behind" Requirements?
You can meet these requirements through a combination of course work offered at DCCC and the opportunity to review for and take the WorkKeys assessment.
American College Testing (ACT) Authorized WorkKeys Service Center – Top Ten Partner Award – recognition of outstanding leadership and enthusiasm with respect to Workforce Development in the community. North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) Top Ten CRC Producer.