National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)®

A National Career Readiness Certificate is earned by completing the three WorkKeys assessments

  • Applied Math
  • Workplace Documents
  • Graphic Literacy

Also available in Spanish:

  • Matemáticas aplicadas
  • Documentos de trabajo
  • Alfabetización gráfica

Four levels of proficiency

The ACT NCRC is awarded at four levels, based on the scores achieved on the component assessments.

  • Platinum: Scores of Level 6 or higher on all three exams
  • Gold: Scores of Level 5 or higher on all three exams
  • Silver: Scores of Level 4 or higher on all three exams
  • Bronze: Scores of Level 3 or higher on all three exams

NCRC Information Flyer - Printer friendly PDF

PURCHASING NCRC EXAM VOUCHERS

Updated Exams

  • NCRC Certificate Bundle
    (Applied Math, Workplace Documents, Graphic Literacy) - $69
  • NCRC Retake Applied Math - $25
  • NCRC Retake Workplace Documents - $25
  • NCRC Retake Graphic Literacy - $25

Purchase Exam Bundle
(applied Math, Workplace documents & Graphic Literacy)

  1. Click: Online Registration
  2. Click on Search and Register for Workforce Training Classes
  3. Type in ˜NCRC' and hit Submit
  4. Carefully click the SELECT box for the full exam
    • ZADM-033-C01 NCRC Certificate Bundle - $69 per bundle
    • Ignore the Building and Classroom information. You are purchasing an exam voucher for 3 exams with proctor fees included

 

  1. Enter in your personal and credit card information. Your receipt will be immediately emailed to you.
    • If it doesn't, check with our office at 413-755-4225.
    • After 2 business day call the Testing Center to schedule your exams (413-755-4507)

Purchase Retake Exam Vouchers

  1. Click: Online Registration on the left side of this webpage.
  2. Click on Search and Register for Workforce Training Classes
  3. Type in "NCRC" and hit Submit
  4. Carefully click the SELECT box for the exam you need to retake
    • ZADM - 034-C01 NCRC Applied Math Retake - $25 per exam
    • ZADM - 035-C01 NCRC Workplace Docs Retake - $25 per exam
    • ZADM - 036-C01 NCRC Graphic Literacy Retake - $25 per exam
    • Ignore the Building and Classroom information. You are purchasing a retake exam voucher with proctor fees included.

  1. Enter in your personal and credit card information. Your receipt will be immediately emailed to you.
    • If it doesn't, check with our office at 755-4225.
    • After 2 business day call the Testing Center to schedule your exam (413 755-4507)

Scheduling and Taking your Exams

  1. STCC needs time to process this request before you can schedule your exam
  2. AFTER TWO BUSINESS DAYS - CALL 413-755-4507 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT
    • The full exam battery takes approximately 2.5 - 3 hours.
    • You will not be allowed to sit for the test without an appointment
  3. You will need to bring a current government issued ID
  4. You will be given a parking pass for your vehicle’s dashboard when you check in (Not necessary when school is on semester break)
  5. Results for the exams will be given to you after the tests with a printout

NCRC Information and Certificate Verification