Wake County

Wake County is a participating Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in earning their certified status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Jul 31, 2019

Goals updated only for participating counties

93%

of goals attained

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 617 19634
Current 223 1664
Transitioning 1999 2039
Workforce category not identified 265
Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 298 96

Wake County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 19115 2858 8706 5877 1674
College 519 55 221 234 9
Current Private 984 163 505 295 21
Public 680 151 407 115 7
Transitioning Adult Education 162 30 114 18 0
Unemployed 1868 438 1076 337 17
Recent Veteran 9 + 6 + 0
Workforce category not identified 265 79 99 66 21
Totals 23602 3775 11134 6944 1749

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.

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Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 617 19634
Current 223 1664
Transitioning 1999 2039
Workforce category not identified 265
Goals Actual
Employers
Supporting
298 96

Improved ACT NCRC


To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 45 24 0 0
Bronze 22 0 0
Silver 16 0
Gold 1

About ACT


Founded in 1959, ACT is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa, and dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides a broad array of assessment, research, information and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.

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This website reports the ACT® WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates earned at the county and state level and the progress being made by those participating states and counties in the ACT Work Ready Community initiative. This site only represents data stored in the ACT RegiSTAR™ system, a web-based reporting and management tool for ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates.


State and national ACT WorkKeys NCRC data runs from January 2006 through July 31, 2019 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through July 31, 2019 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level ACT WorkKeys NCRC data collection began in January 2012 for WorkKeys Internet Version, and in July 2012 for pencil and paper assessments. State and national certificate totals include historical data prior to 2012.


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