Career Readiness Certifications

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The Human Resources Development (HRD) program provides assessment services, employability training, and career development counseling to unemployed and underemployed individuals.

The ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT WorkKeys NCRC®) is an assessment-based credential issued at four levels. The NCRC measures and certifies the essential work skills needed for success in jobs across industries and occupations.

  • Build confidence that your skills meet the needs of employers
  • Show prospective employers concrete proof of the skills you have
  • Apply real-world use to coursework from the classroom
  • Determine skill improvement and training needs
  • Improve the opportunities for career changes and advancement

Jump into the Workforce

Jump into the Workforce is an open lab that acts as a one stop shop for job seekers.  Instructors are trained to help individuals with job applications, resumes and cover letters.  Students also have the option to earn a nationally recognized Career Readiness Certificate that will help them stand out in a crowd of job applicants.

Individuals can earn the National Career Readiness Certificate™ (NCRC®), a portable credential that documents essential work skills, by successfully completing all of the three WorkKeys assessments—

  • Applied Math
  • Workplace Documents
  • Graphic Literacy

Testing is available at Rockingham Community College. 

Please contact Gwendolyn Roy at 342-4261 ext. 2006 for more information. 


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


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