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WorkKeys tests offered in June

By From staff reports
Published in News on June 12, 2018 5:50 AM

The WorkKeys(r) tests for the National Career Readiness Certificate will be offered at Wayne Community College three times in June.

The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program will provide testing sessions on June 20, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., and June 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

All of the sessions will be held in Room 136 of the Walnut Building. Pre-registration is required. Call 919-739-7004.

The cost to take the set of three skill assessments, including Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents, is $36.

The Airman and Family Readiness Center on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base offers free assessments to military personnel and their dependents. Call 919-772-1123 for more information and to register for the next testing session on the base.

Those wishing to prepare for the NCRC may take advantage of the self-directed instruction and skills upgrade training offered in the WORKS Lab, also located in Room 136 of the Walnut Building. The lab is open 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Individuals may earn bronze, silver, gold, or platinum certificates based on their performance on the tests. The NCRC is recognized by employers across the state as a proven measurement of job skills.

More than 18,800 certificates have been awarded to Wayne County residents, giving 35 percent of the workforce the credential.

Eighty-six Wayne County employers recognize or recommend the NCRC for selection, hiring, training and advancement.

More information about the NCRC is available at www.waynecc.edu/businessandindustry/ncrcworkkeys/.