ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate
(ACT® WorkKeys® NCRC®)

NCRC Test Schedule

NCRC Test Schedule

  • Pre-registration is required at least one day prior to test date. Please call 252-527- 6223, ext. 715.
  • Please plan on arriving 15 minutes prior to the start time listed. Late arrivals will not be permitted to take the test.
  • A current picture ID is required.
  • Effective August 1, 2020, test fee is $36 (or $12 per assessment)—exact cash/no debit or credit cards.
  • The test schedule is subject to change.
Date Time
June 1, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
June 8, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
June 25, 2020 5:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
July 6, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
July 13, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
July 29, 2020 5:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
August 3, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
August 10, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
August 26, 2020 5:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
September 8, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
September 14, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
September 30, 2020 5:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
October 5, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
October 12, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
October 28, 2020 5:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
November 2, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
November 9, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
November 18, 2020 5:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
December 1, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
December 7, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
December 16, 2020 5:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m.
Date Time
June 11, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
July 9, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
August 13, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
September 10, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
October 8, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
November 5, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
December 3, 2020 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
Date Time
June 18, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
July 22, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
August 19, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
September 16, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
October 21, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
November 11, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
December 9, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Date Time
June 22, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
July 20, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
August 17, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
September 21, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
October 19, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
November 16, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
December 14, 2020 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
You've earned your NCRC - now what

You’ve earned your NCRC – now what?

ACT  requires authorization to release information. For employers to verify your NCRC, set your certificate to “public” on the WorkKeys Test Login site. Steps are provided on the WorkKeys site to create a free account.
Be sure to include NCRC level information on your resume and job applications.

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Need a copy of your NCRC scores or certificate

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Access Test Results
Employers
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading and using work–related text
  • Applying information from workplace documents to solve problems

  • Applying mathematical reasoning to work–related problems

  • Setting up and performing work–related mathematical calculations

Career Readiness Certification
Brush Up

Enroll in a walk-in NCRC test prep class at any LCC campus. Classes are internet based, interactive, and self-paced. A fee waiver may be available if unemployed or underemployed. Test fee can be waived upon completion of 30 hours of test prep (at level 4 or higher). Test prep hours must be completed prior to pre-registering for the actual test to qualify for the test fee waiver.

Based on the data from more than 21,000 job profiles, ACT has identified three foundational skills that are essential to success in most jobs. These are the three core skill assessments that are the basis for earning the ACT WorkKeys NCRC:

CRC Applied Math
Applied Math
CRC Graphic Literacy
Graphic Literacy
CRC Workplace Documents
Workplace Documents
For more information:
Tiffany Coward
NCRC Test Administrator

Bullock (Building 1), Room 119
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 715
Fax: (252) 527-2109
Email: tbcoward68@lenoircc.edu