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ACT NATIONAL CAREER READINESS CERTIFICATE

 A nationally recognized work skills credential

The ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT NCRC®) is an assessment-based credential powered by ACT WorkKeys®. Issued at four levels, the ACT NCRC measures and certifies the essential work skills needed for success in jobs across industries and occupations.

The ACT NCRC is widely used by employers, educators, workforce developers, and others with a stake in the success of the economy. More than 2.3 million ACT NCRCs have been issued nationwide since the credential was introduced in 2006.

Notice: Testing Fees Effective July 1, 2022

TEST FEES:

  • First-time testers will pay $60 Registration Fee for any/all of the following assessments: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents, and/or Applied Tech. There will be an Additional $30 test fee for Business Writing.
  • Re-testers will pay $25 fee per assessment for Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents, Applied Tech, or Business Writing.

*Must have money order (nonrefundable) payable to NWCC due at time of registration.

REGISTRATION LOCATIONS:

Tate County WIN Job Center
NWCC Main Campus
4975 Highway 51 North
Senatobia, MS
662-562-3351
Monday-Friday: 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Lafayette County WIN Job Center
NWCC Oxford Campus
1310 Belk Blvd, Room #123
Oxford, MS
662-236-7201
Monday-Friday: 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

DeSoto County WIN Job Center
NWCC DeSoto Campus
5197 W. E. Ross Parkway, Room #300-L
Southaven, MS
662-280-6218
Monday-Friday: 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Marshall County Workforce Training Center
4700 Cayce Rd
Byhalia, MS
662-851-4190
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday only: 9:30am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm

The Concourse
325 Lakewood Dr
Batesville, MS
662-360-1236
Monday-Friday: 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

TESTING LOCATIONS & DAYS:  (NWCC closings and Holidays may affect testing schedules)

  • NWCC Senatobia Campus, Tech 1 Building #120, 201 Union Blvd, Senatobia, MS – One Wednesday a month at 9 am. 
  • Lafayette County WIN Job Center, NWCC Oxford Campus, 1310 Belk Blvd, Oxford, MS, Room #1236 – One Wednesday a month at 9 am.
  • NWCC DeSoto Campus, 5197 W. E. Ross Parkway, Southaven, MS, Room #216 – We are not currently testing at this location.  
  • Marshall County Workforce Training Center, 4700 Cayce Rd, Byhalia, MS – We are not currently testing at this location.  

TEST PREPARATION AND PRACTICE:

Test preparation and practice is available online by clicking the graphic below. Access is provided at a Registration Location near you:

 For Test Preparation click here. | For Test link Click here.