Using The Certificate

Taking the time and effort to earn your National Career Readiness Certificate helps you stand out from the crowd and proves to employers you have the skills for the job. So now that you've earned The Certificate, now what?

To protect your privacy, ACT does not release any information until you have authorized it. In order for employers to verify your Certificate details, you must first share The Certificate.

Directions for sharing The Certificate.

Once you have shared The Certificate, it is important to add key information on your resume or application. This allows employers and HR managers to verify you have earned The Certificate and have the "real world" skills needed to succeed.

Examples for Resume or Application:

National Career Readiness Certificate
Level: PLATINUM
Issue Date: 1/13/10
Certificate # J123456SAMPLE

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a portable, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills needed for workplace success. This credential is registered with ACT in the National Career Readiness Certificate database and may be verified at http://www.act.org/certificate/verify.html.

National Career Readiness Certificate
Level: GOLD
Issue Date: 1/13/10
Certificate # J123456SAMPLE

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a portable, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills needed for workplace success. This credential is registered with ACT in the National Career Readiness Certificate database and may be verified at http://www.act.org/certificate/verify.html.

National Career Readiness Certificate
Level: SILVER
Issue Date: 1/13/09
Certificate # J123456SAMPLE

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a portable, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills needed for workplace success. This credential is registered with ACT in the National Career Readiness Certificate database and may be verified at http://www.act.org/certificate/verify.html.

National Career Readiness Certificate
Level: BRONZE
Issue Date: 1/13/09
Certificate # J123456SAMPLE

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a portable, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills needed for workplace success. This credential is registered with ACT in the National Career Readiness Certificate database and may be verified at http://www.act.org/certificate/verify.html.

View sample resume (PDF).

Share The Certificate Electronically

Create a free link to send with your electronic resume or application. Employers can easily click on a URL to see your certificate details. See the instructions for ordering The Certificate.