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Lancaster County

Lancaster County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Oct 31, 2021

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Jan 2016

Official ACT Work Ready Communities Certified badge superscript of a grey circle with the letter I in the middle of it

60%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing 60% of maintaining goals completed for the county

Lancaster County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 1989 534 1088 362 5 +
College 27 4 18 5 0 +
Current Private 219 43 133 42 + 11
Public 126 31 68 22 5 +
Transitioning Adult Education 669 197 385 78 9 118
Unemployed 932 291 533 104 4 86
Recent Veteran 6 + + + + 0
Workforce category not identified 27 12 12 + 0 0
Totals 3995 1113 2240 617 25 220

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 Lancaster County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Continental Tire the Americas LLC
  • Upstate Fatherhood Coalition
  • Goodwill Industries of the Southern
    Piedmont
  • CHRISTIAN SERVICES
  • SC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
  • GAME DAY SPORTS & AWARDS
  • TOWN OF HEATH SPRINGS
  • TOWN OF KERSHAR
  • FIRST PRIORITY HOME CARE LLC
  • RESOURCE PLUS
  • SPRINGS CREATIVE
  • AT HOME BY CASEY
  • STORY EYE CENTER
  • LANCASTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • SUPREME CORES OF THE CAROLINAS INC.
  • REBOUND BEHAVIORIAL HEALTH
  • FAULKNER ANIMAL HOSPITAL
  • STATAFORCE
  • IMPELLAM / CORESTAFF
  • ANNA LAURA'S BOUTIQUE
  • PAYDAY EVERYDAY
  • LANCASTER PAWN SHOP INC.
  • POR-STAFFERS LLC
  • CHESTER-LANCASTER DSN
  • RICO INDUSTRIES INC.
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  • Continental Tire the Americas
    LLC
  • Upstate Fatherhood Coalition
  • Goodwill Industries of the
    Southern Piedmont
  • CHRISTIAN SERVICES
  • SC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
  • GAME DAY SPORTS & AWARDS
  • TOWN OF HEATH SPRINGS
  • TOWN OF KERSHAR
  • FIRST PRIORITY HOME CARE LLC
  • RESOURCE PLUS
  • SPRINGS CREATIVE
  • AT HOME BY CASEY
  • STORY EYE CENTER
  • LANCASTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • SUPREME CORES OF THE CAROLINAS
    INC.
  • REBOUND BEHAVIORIAL HEALTH
  • FAULKNER ANIMAL HOSPITAL
  • STATAFORCE
  • IMPELLAM / CORESTAFF
  • ANNA LAURA'S BOUTIQUE
  • PAYDAY EVERYDAY
  • LANCASTER PAWN SHOP INC.
  • POR-STAFFERS LLC
  • CHESTER-LANCASTER DSN
  • RICO INDUSTRIES INC.
  • LANCASTER COUNTY SCHOOL
    DISTRICT
  • MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY CO
  • CITY OF LANCASTER
  • NUTRAMAX
  • CAROLNA COMMUNITY ACTIONS INC
  • UNITED WAY OF LANCASTER COUNTY
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
    LANCASTER
  • LANCASTER FATHERHOOD PROJECT
  • COOLEY GROUP
  • LANCASTER COUNTY VETERANS
    AFFAIR
  • HOPE IN LANCASTER INC.
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  • women's Enrichment Center
  • Trinity Meyer
  • UNIQUEHAIR
  • LANCASTER COUNTY NATURAL GAS
    ATHORITY
  • J. MARION SOMS FOUNDATION
  • Soothing Sessions Massage
  • ALSTON WILKES SOCIETY
  • LANCASTER COUNTY
  • LANCASTER ADULT EDUCATION
  • LANCASTER COUNTY ECONOMIC DEV.
    CORP.
  • NIBROL
  • SC VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
    DEPT.
  • Stanley Black and Decker
  • Arbor E&T, LLC d/b/a ResCare
    Workforce Services
  • Cardinal Health
  • Spartanburg County Adult
    Education
  • York Technical College
  • Duke Energy
  • Agape Senior
  • South Carolina Vocational
    Rehabilitation
  • Chester County Sheriff's
    Office
  • AME Inc
  • Chesterfield County School
    District
  • US Foods
  • LCI-Lineberger Construction
    Inc.
  • Greyne Company LLC
  • Haile Gold Mine Inc
  • SC Dept. of Employment &
    Workforce
  • Screwnatucs
  • Procter & Gamble - Duracell
    Manufacturing
  • City of Lancaster
  • Cheraw Healthcare Inc.
  • Thomas & Betts
  • Fab Fours
  • Lancaster County Economic
    Development Corporation
  • Carolinas Literacy Network
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