Buncombe County

Buncombe County is a participating Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in earning their certified status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to May 31, 2021

Goals updated only for participating counties

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92%

of goals attained

92 percent of goals attained

Buncombe County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 7178 1327 3632 1723 496
College 106 16 48 37 5
Current Private 511 58 239 176 38
Public 287 80 154 49 4
Transitioning Adult Education 52 12 28 8 4
Unemployed 895 203 490 170 32
Recent Veteran 7 0 6 0 +
Workforce category not identified 827 184 267 201 175
Totals 9863 1880 4864 2364 755

The table above is a detailed breakdown of the same ACT WorkKeys NCRC data presented in the upper right box on this page and represents ACT WorkKeys NCRCs earned or improved throughout the community. All ACT WorkKeys NCRC data is updated monthly.

+ Value less than 4

Employers in Buncombe County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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  • BIG Adventures - Liquidlogic
    Kayaks Bonafide Kayaks Native
    Watercraft Fishing Kayaks
  • Simbly
  • Champion Credit Union
  • Ohio Electric Motors Inc
  • Champion Comfort Experts
  • MOUNTAIN CREDIT UNION
  • Demmel Inc
  • GF Linamar LLC
  • Kyocera International Inc.
  • Mountain Area Health Education
    Center
  • MAHEC
  • Wilsonart LLC
  • ACT Construction Equipment
  • Shine Family Chiropractic
  • Worley & Peltz PLLC
  • Asheville Independent
    Restaurant Association
  • Professional Firefighters
  • Southern Highland Craft Guild
    Tunnel Road
  • Jonas Gerard Fine Art
  • Mangum Pottery
  • Lexington Glassworks
  • East Fork Pottery
  • Novus Architects
  • Lamar Advertising
  • Signarama Asheville
  • Mountain BizWorks
  • Mattern & Craig Inc
  • Well Played Board Game Café
  • Diana Wortham Theatre
  • WithersRavenel
  • Montreat College
  • Gray Line Trolley Tours of
    Asheville
  • Carolina Equipment
  • TSAChoice Inc.
  • C&H Tooling
  • Black Mountain Machine and
    Tool
  • Baity's Precision Machining
  • Appalachian Tool & Machine
    Inc.
  • Percepta
  • Wright of NC
  • Doug Jones Consulting
  • Equilibar
  • Boyle Enterprises
  • Parameter Generation & Control
    Inc.
  • Urban Orchard Cider Co. and
    Bar
  • The Hop Ice Creamery
  • Community Conflict Soultions
  • System Logistics - Vertique
  • Amcor Flexibles Asheville
  • STF Precision
  • ProMATIC Automation
  • Imoco Inc
  • TE Connectivity
  • Advanced Superabrasives Inc
  • Young Transportation & Tours
  • Hemp Magik
  • BioNetwork
  • Mathis Electronics
  • Charlotte Street Computers
  • Givens Highland Farms
  • Mills Manufacturing Corp
  • Wicked Weed Funk House
  • Wesco Distribution Inc
  • Borgwarner Turbo Systems Inc.
  • Southeastern Container Inc
  • Riverbend Malt House
  • Asheville Brewing Company
  • Highland Brewing Company
  • No Evil Foods
  • Social Lounge
  • Strada Italiano
  • NCWorks Career Center
    Asheville
  • Brand Plant LLC dba Kudzu
    Brands
  • Diamond Executive Car
    Transportation Service
  • YWCA of Asheville
  • City of Asheville
  • print image Print
  • Allegra Asheville -
    Marketing-Print-Mail
  • Silver-Line Plastics
    Corporation
  • Plasticard-Locktech
    International LLP
  • Atlas Precision Inc
  • Land-Of Sky Regional Council
  • YMCA of Western North Carolina
  • Metropolitan Sewage District
  • Southern Concrete Materials
  • Mountain Area Workforce
    Development Board
  • Southern Concrete Materials
  • The Salvation Army Boys &
    Girls Club of Buncombe County
  • Reich LLC
  • Emerson Automation Solutions
  • New PECO Inc.
  • Nexus Technologies
  • New Belgium Brewing Company
  • National Wipers Alliance
  • MB Haynes Corporation
  • Linamar North Carolina
  • Kearfott Corporation Motion
    Systems Division
  • ITECH
  • GE Aviation
  • French Broad Chocolate Lounge
  • FOX Factory
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Baldor Electric Company
  • AVL Technologies
  • Arcadia Beverage Company
  • Mountain Housing Opportunities
  • Tried Strone Baptist Church
  • Advantage Home Care
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • Avadim Technologies Inc
  • Relion Manufacturing Inc
  • Annie's Bakery Inc
  • Carolina Small Business
    Development Fund
  • Hi-Wire Brewing
  • White Labs
  • Roots Hummus
  • Empowerment Resource Center
  • Virtelle Hospitality LLC
  • Anderson Davis
  • Rock Hill Missionary Baptist
    Church
  • Getting Back to the Basics
  • Aloft Asheville Downtown
  • WeaverCooke-Kirkland
  • Mission Health System
  • National Wiper Alliance
  • Starr Electric Co Inc
  • Green Opportunities
  • First Citizens Bank
  • Asheville Area Chamber of
    Commerce
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical
    Community College
  • Precision Restoration Services
  • Blue Ridge Land Surveying Inc
  • Alicia Sisk-Morris CPA PLLC
  • Big Frogs Custom TShirts
  • Kirlin Carolina's
  • Grand Discovery Consultants
    LLC
  • Tar Heel Capital Corporation
    dba Wendy's Restaurants
  • Goodwill Industries of
    Northwest NC
  • Baker Roofing Company
  • The Biltmore Company
  • Buncombe County Schools
  • Charter Communications
  • Community Action Opportunities
  • Friday Staffing
  • Asheville Staffing Resources
  • Jacob Holm Industries
  • Altec Industries Inc
  • Ward and Smith P.A.
  • Alliance Tractor Trailor
    Centers
  • Wilkes Communications /
    RiverStreet Networks
  • Wilkes Communications
  • Prysmian Group
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