Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)
The N.C. Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) is awarded to individuals based on achievement in passing established WorkKeys® assessments competency testing, which is well recognized by national employers and government agencies. The certificate is awarded based on test scores in reading, applied math and locating information.
Individuals may register to take the WorkKeys assessments required for the CRC. Each assessment costs $10 for reading, math and locating information - all required to earn the certificate. Two additional assessments, writing and applied technology, are $20 each. Those who already hold the CRC may create or log into their online account. The cost of the certificate is $16 and sharing the certificate is free.
WorkKeys assessment schedule
|Date||Writing||Reading for Information||Applied Math||Locating Information||Applied Technology|
|May 8, 2013||9:30 a.m.||11:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||2:15 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
May 22, 2013
|9:30 a.m.||11:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||2:15 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|June 12, 2013||9:30 a.m.||11:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||2:15 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|June 26, 2013||9:30 a.m.||11:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||2:15 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|July 10, 2013||9:30 a.m.||11:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||2:15 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|July 24, 2013||
|11:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||2:15 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|August 14, 2013||9:30 a.m.||11:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||2:15 p.m.||
Location: All testing is performed at the Harris Campus, near the airport, Building 2, Room 2101. See additional location and parking information.
Register by sending a message by email to Jacqueline.Miller@cpcc.edu. Indicate preferred date and time/assessment.
Teacher Assistant: Writing, reading and math $40
Career Readiness Certificate: Reading, math and locating information $30
Gastonia Firefighter: Silver level CRC and workplace observation
With the exception of the writing assessment, your scores will be available within seven business days. To view, you must create an account at www.myworkkeys.com. Chart below indicates levels. Note that the lowest level score determines the certificate you will receive.
*Platinum level certificate is only available for purchase from ACT through your "myworkkeys" online account.
Gain confidence and review for these assessments at CPCC. Study classes are scheduled monthly. Call customer service at 704.330.4223 for information on course code CRC 7000 or SMN 7161 (applied technology review). To purchase WIN online and/or printed courseware, visit