National Career Readiness Certificate

What is the NCRC?

The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) verifies three key workplace skills:

  1. Applied Mathematics
  2. Graphic Literacy
  3. Reading for Information

The NCRC helps job applicants stand out from the crowd and assures employers that applicants have the skills needed to be successful.

To find out what the NCRC tells employers

Photo identification and pre-registration are required.

In Jackson County, testing is scheduled for Tuesdays from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM and Thursdays from 9 AM to 1 PM  – Late-comers will not be allowed into testing.

In Josephine County, testing is scheduled for Wednesdays from 12 noon to  4:30 PM – Late-comers will not be allowed into testing.

How to Register for the NCRC

If you would like to register for the NCRC:

  1. Create or update your profile
  2. To sign up for the NCRC, please call (phone numbers below) or go to Contact WorkSource Oregon to schedule a 1-on-1 appointment to hear about WorkSource Rogue Valley services.
    • For Medford call 541-776-6060 or 541-734-7533
    • For Grants Pass call 541-471-3811
  1. For questions or help registering, click the “Happy to help” chat link at the bottom right, choose, Grants Pass or Medford, then type in a message.

You must be registered in iMatchSkills before taking the NCRC.

REMEMBER!  Bring a Photo ID on the day of your test.

Practice Tests

Employer (interested in how the NCRC can support hiring and retention?)