ACT WorkKeys for Job Seekers
Whether you're thinking about the next phase of your education, launching a new career, or making a transition in your current job, the ACT® WorkKeys® assessment system can help.
WorkKeys is a system of assessments and curriculum that build and measure essential workplace skills that can affect your job performance and increase opportunities for career changes and advancement.
ACT WorkKeys Assessments
Learn more about what we test - and why.
Unlike other assessments, WorkKeys assessments don’t simply give an indication of reading and writing competency. Instead they measure a range of hard and soft skills relevant to any occupation, at any level, across industries.
Improve your WorkKeys Scores
The WorkKeys curriculum includes the only courses linked to current occupational information and WorkKeys assessment skills areas. The courses supporting the skills development needed to obtain an ACT® National Career Readiness Certificate® are available for mobile delivery.
Learn more about the curriculum and other assessment preparation options.
The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
Nationally certified. Nationally recognized.
Powered by the WorkKeys assessments, the NCRC® helps individuals prove they possess the skills employers deem essential. It’s a portable credential that helps job seekers and current employees improve their career outcome and succeed in a variety of career pathways.
Learn more about how the National Career Readiness Certificate® can help your career.
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