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Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)



WorkKeys & the Career Readiness Certificate

How can you prove you have the necessary skills to be successful in the workplace? How can you distinguish yourself from other candidates? How can you increase your opportunity for career change and advancement?

The Career Readiness Certificate is a portable, nationally recognized credential that can help individuals get the job they want. Based on the proven ACT WorkKeys® system the CRC gives jobseekers proof of their workplace skills. WorkKeys, a system of real world workplace assessments can act both as a tool to increase individual’s employability skills and give employers the tools necessary to plan, screen, select, train and promote the appropriate candidates. Test results can be beneficial information for many groups and organizations such as Public School Systems, local and federal government, employers, and economic strategists. To learn more about the advantages of the CRC, please click here.

The Assessments

Through WorkKeys an individual can be assessed on a wide array of workplace skills. Individuals can be assessed on Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills, and Interpersonal Skills. For more information about available assessments, please click here.


Open Lab - A starting place for all things WorkKeys and CRC, open labs are free and available to the public.  During these floating sessions individuals can learn the ins and outs of the CRC, get access to the CRC Prep Class or online study tool, ask questions, and register for testing.  Please come to an open lab session to get started on the process of earning a CRC.  Registration is not required. 

Click here to see our upcoming open lab schedule.

Career Ready 101 - An online study program specifically designed based upon WorkKeys and CRC system.  Accessible from anywhere students have internet access, CRC 101 meets individuals at their current skill level to aid in skill enhancement.  Come to an open lab to sign up for Career Ready 101.


Please come to an Open Lab session to make a reservation to take the Career Readiness Certificate.  For upcoming testing dates and times, please click here.

CRC Blog

Visit our blog to stay up to date on the latest WorkKeys/CRC news.  Our blog will notify you of unique opportunities for CRC holders, program changes and even job openings.  Click on the "follow" button to receive blog updates sent directly to your email. This is continually updated, so be sure to check often!

Need Your Scores? 

If you need your WorkKeys/CRC Scores, there is great news! You have access to all of your WorkKeys scores at any time.  Though www.myworkkeys.com you can publicize and print a copy of your scores whenever you need. For directions on how to get a copy of your scores, please click here. 

Also, find us on Facebook as Pitt Community College Career Readiness Certificate!

For more information please call 252-493-7549


Looking for more information?  Follow the links below:
North Carolina CRC
Workkeys Testing Login
Career Ready 101