Talent Assessment - Wayne Community College | Goldsboro, NC

Talent Assessment

Skilled Workforce Tools and Validating NCRC Certificates

Ask any employer; skill shortages are an expensive and time-wasting barrier to effective hiring. We can help you match the job skills needs of new hires or existing workforce thus reducing time and saving you money. One valuable tool is ACT WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).

Do you need to verify a registered certificate? Click the link below.

Validate an NCRC

For more information, contact:

Nicole Darden at 919-739-7011 or nbdarden@waynecc.edu

NCRC Preparation and Testing

NCRC Preparation Classes

Wayne Community College offers training to help you obtain your NCRC or raise your scores. You will get the opportunity to evaluate your present abilities, create a personalized training plan, and hone your skills. Contact the WCES office at 919-739-6900 or wce-reg@waynecc.edu for more information about training, earning, or upgrading your NCRC.


NCRC Test Schedule, Pre-registration & Test Guidelines

NCRC testing will be provided each month (days and times may vary) unless otherwise specified. To view the dates and times, please see the monthly calendar. Pre-registration is required at least one day before a scheduled test date. To pre-register, call 919-739-6902.

SJAFB military personnel and their dependents must contact the Military and Family Readiness Center at (919) 722-1123 to pre-register for a test date.

Test Center Location: Wayne Community College, Walnut Building, Room 136.

Test Day

  • To ensure a smooth testing experience and complete the check-in process, please arrive at the testing center, Walnut Building 136, at least 30 minutes before your scheduled test time. Please note that once testing has begun, access to the testing center will not be allowed.
  • You must present an acceptable, valid, and current photo ID. Examples: driver’s license, passport, school ID.

Testing Fees

  • The NCRC testing fee is $45.00. This fee covers the Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents WorkKeys assessments as well as access to print your Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum level certificate.
  • To retake any NCRC WorkKeys assessment, there is a retesting fee of $15.00. For more information on our retesting policies, please call 919-739-6902 or email lrberard@waynecc.edu.
  • Acceptable forms of payment: Cash, Debit Cards, or Credit Cards (MasterCard or Visa).
  • Third-Party Payment: A Third-Party Voucher Letter of Payment must be submitted to the test center before the test date. Vouchers will not be accepted on the day of testing.

Request for Score Results

Great news! You can access all your WorkKeys and NCRC scores at any time. You may visit www.myworkkeys.com to view and print a copy of your scores whenever you need them. Instructions on how to obtain your scores are also available on the website. If you need help with your myworkkeys account, please contact ACT at 1-800-967-5539 or by email at act-reg@act.org.

For more information, contact:

Linda Berard at 919-739-6902 or lrberard@waynecc.edu