Career Readiness Certification Program
Career Readiness Certification Overview
The Career Readiness Certification Program is part of a national job skills assessment system measuring “real world” core communication, problem-solving, and interpersonal employability skills that employers believe are critical to job success - skills valuable for any occupation, skilled or professional, and at any level of education.
The North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) is a portable credential based on the three most required ACT WorkKeys® skills:
These skills are required by 90% of jobs.
The CRC assessment program is offered without cost. Registration for the program takes place in the Employability Lab Monday-Thursday afternoons on the New Bern Campus or at other arranged times or places. Each assessment is a timed event.
Assessment Schedule: Monday - Thursday afternoons in the WorkForce Employability Lab located in the Business, Industry and Technology Building
Scores on the three assessments generate a certificate:
Practice Tool for Skills Testing
If you are interested in practice on these skills, you can use the Worldwide Interactive Network (WIN) software. The practice sessions identify your skill practice level. Only the assessment will generate a certificate.
North Carolina Career Readiness Certification (CRC): http://www.crcnc.org/
ACT WorkKeys®: http://www.act.org/workkeys/
For registration or practice information for the CRC assessment program, contact George Kramer at 252-638-7289 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact InformationGeorge T. Kramer, PhD
Workforce Development Coordinator
Workforce Development Learning Center
Craven Community College
800 College Court
New Bern, North Carolina 28562