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Adult education centers help eligible Kentuckians prepare for employment. Find out how to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate and prove to employers you're ready for work.
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||National Career Readiness Certificate
- Provides skill-based credentials to Kentuckians to help them secure employment.
- Provides employers with workers that have documented skills proficiencies.
- Certifies applicants who employers can hire with confidence.
The NCRC is based on three WorkKeys® skill areas:
- Reading for Information
- Applied Math
- Locating Information
To earn a NCRC, a person must take all three assessments. The NCRC is then awarded in three levels:
- Silver - for a score of 4 on all three assessments
- Gold - for a score of 5 on all three assessments
- Platinum - for a score of 6 on all three assessments
To obtain the NCRC , contact a county adult education center for instruction and assessment. These services will be provided free of charge to adult education eligible students.
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