ACT has aggregated national job profile Work Keys data by common occupations in high demand industry clusters.
This information should be used only as a guide.
If the individual has made their ACT WorkKeys NCRC information searchable for an employer, you may verify the level with ACT. To verify the ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC) level of potential or current employees, enter the registration number here. The ACT WorkKeys NCRC registration number may be found on the front of the certificate as shown below:
Browse the Occupational profiles to better understand the alignment between WorkKeys scores and occupational profiles.
This handbook is designed to help you maximize the benefits of the program. It offers guidance to enhance your knowledge of the credential and describes processes that will accelerate program implementation. Download The Handbook
This series of reports evaluates the work readiness of the US population based on ACT's analysis of the skill needs in America's top jobs and industries.A Better Measure of the Skills Gap
The Condition of Work Readiness in the United States
Work Readiness Standards and Benchmarks
Find out which organizations are using ACT WorkKeys NCRC to pinpoint applicants with essential, verifiable workplace skills.
"Being A Work Ready Community Champion allows the ease of hiring the best people, and trust what you hired them to do. It allows me to help match the employees to jobs based on verified skill levels. Finding the candidate who possesses the proper trade skill through the ACT Work Ready Program reduces the overall recruiting, onboarding and training cost. It’s a win-win for all involved."
Director of Human Resources
R-Tech Tool & Machine, Inc.