Washington NCRC Testing Sites

Work Ready Washington Introduction Statement

ACT’s National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is a portable credential that is widely recognized throughout the country.

The credential demonstrates achievement and a certain level of workplace employability skills. The Washington Work Ready initiative offers a suite of assessments that measures an individuals foundational workplace skills such as applied mathematics, reading comprehension and critical thinking-skills required for a majority of today’s jobs.

The Benefits of National Career Readiness Certification NCRC

This credential has proven to save
businesses time and money by reducing
training costs, improving productivity,
and reducing turnover. Certification
verifies a person’s skill level for potential
employers and demonstrates commitment
to success.

Individuals can earn the NCRC by taking the
following WorkKeys® assessments:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Locating Information
  • Reading for Information