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WorkKeys Solutions

WorkKeys is a national system for documenting, assessing, and improving workplace skills. Developed by ACT, WorkKeys is designed to benefit individuals, businesses, and educators to improve the overall quality of America's workforce.

WorkKeys is being used by employers nationwide to identify the skills employees need to be successful on the job and to determine where additional training will help build a higher performance workforce.

  •  Certify your workforce
  •  Reduce turnover
  •  Improve productivity
  •  Reduce waste

WorkKeys is the gold standard in skills testing. Thousands of companies worldwide use WorkKeys. WorkKeys uses the same scale to score tests and measure job skills, so you can make quick comparisons between a person's skill levels and the job requirements.

  • Skills Assessment (NCRC)
  • Job Profile Analysis
  • Skills Training

The state of Missouri recognizes the WorkKeys National Career Readiness Credential (NCRC) as a key element in promoting workforce development for individuals and businesses in our region. 

We are proud to announce that due to the combined efforts of Jefferson College, and many of our county businesses, Jefferson County has now been officially certified by the State of Missouri as a Work-Ready Community.

Work-Ready Designation Letter







Jefferson College was one of the first educational institutions in the state of Missouri to require WorkKeys testing as an exit exam for all career and technical education graduates. Jefferson College is one of only a select number of education institutions in the Midwest that utilize WorkKeys to ensure that our graduates meet the workplace skills set by business and industry.

For More WorkKeys Information

WorkKeys/NCRC/Job Profile/JCCWRC Brochure

WorkKeys Employer/Workforce Development Toolkit

Work Readiness System/WorkKeys Assessments/Job Profiling/Skill Development

WorkKeys Core Assessments Information

WorkKeys Score Report Information

Jefferson County Certified WorkReady Community Initiative

Missouri Certified WorkReady Community Initiative

WorkKeys Case Study: CG Power Systems 

WorkKeys Employer Testimony: LMC Industries - Arnold, MO (Video)

Bryan Herrick
Director of Business and Community Development
(636) 481-3168