Career Readiness Certificate

National Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) proves to employers that you have the skills to do the job. A majority of the jobs in the US require competency in:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Reading for Information
  • Locating Information

Stanly Community College provides online instruction, to help you build the skills necessary to take the CRC WorkKeys assessments.

Employers nationwide recognize the CRC as proof of your skills. For more information, contact Donna Hamilton at (704) 991-0279 or

Classes are offered at no cost to dislocated workers, unemployed individuals or people who meet the HRD income guidelines.

Students can enroll at any time during the semester. Students must register at:

West Main Campus
1503 West Main St.
Albemarle, NC 28001

The cost for the exams for the National Career Readiness Certificate is $30 and that fee cannot be waived.

There are four certificate levels

  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze