National Career Readiness Certificate
Floyd County recognizes the National Career Readiness Certificate Program offered through IowaWorks. In 2014, Floyd County became a Skilled Iowa business, joining 11,000 businesses in Iowa that are taking a stand and recommending job candidates measure and upgrade their skill level. Over 50,000 Iowans have earned a NCRC. Nationally, NCRC is being used by businesses in 42 states as a tool to identify skilled applicants and their potential to grow with additional on-the-job or classroom training. For more information on how to obtain a NCRC, contact Iowa Works at (641)422-1524, ext 44521.
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Sample NCRC questions (Level 3 = Bronze, Level 4 = Silver, Level 5 = Gold, Level 6/7 = Platinum). The Certificate level is based on the lowest of the three assessment scores.
Applied mathematics: http://www.act.org/workkeys/assess/math/sample3.html
Reading for information: http://www.act.org/workkeys/assess/reading/sample3.html
Locating information: http://www.act.org/workkeys/assess/locate/sample3.html
Determining appropriate skill levels for job titles: http://profiles.keytrain.com/profile_search/
NCRC is offered at no cost.