WorkKeys® - I Have A Certificate

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Congratulations! The National Career Readiness Certificate serves as a portable credential that can supplement your established work history, diploma, or degree.

Many employers across the Northwest Pennsylvania Region recognize this credential; some even request or require it for application. For more information on how employers utilize the NCRC click here.


Considering Training or Further Education?


The Pennsylvania CareerLink® can offer a wide variety of training opportunities. Depending on your current status you may be eligible for funding for classroom, on-the-job training, or other special training program; in most cases, a WorkKeys® NCRC is a prerequisite for funding consideration. Pennsylvania CareerLink® locations offer many workshops and programs as well, visit here for more information.


What can I do with my National Career Readiness Certificate?


If you have taken the WorkKeys® assessments in the Northwest Pennsylvania and scored sufficient levels in Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information and Locating Information, you were issued a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). It is a valuable tool to help you stand out to employers. Here are a few ways you can showcase the certificate on your resume.


Because of the special paper of the NCRC, photocopies cannot be made. However you can add this information to your resume for employers to recognize. Showcase your WorkKeys on your resume.


National Career Readiness Certificate


Each NCRC is numbered and can be verified on ACT’s database of certificate recipients. Employers can go to and enter your certificate number to verify.


Once you recieve your NCRC, you’ll be given your username and password for the site along with directions on how to make your certificate viewable for employers by registering on your account. (*If you do not register on the account and make your NCRC viewable electronically, employers will not be able to verify your NCRC as per instructed on your resume.)


Once you register, you can:

  • create and share the Certificate electronically for free
  • allow employers to verify your Certificate details
  • order a printed National Career Readiness Certificate for only $15
  • order your WorkKeys transcript for only $5
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