NCRC Testing

NCRC Testing

We are an official NCRC Testing Site

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What is the NCRC test?  

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a national certification that proves you have the basic skills important in today's workplace

What skills are assessed?

  • Workplace Documents
  • Applied Math
  • Graphic Literacy

Do employers really use it?

  • About 250 employers in Lane County prefer job candidates with the NCRC
  • For the most up to date information check Lane County's progress
  • Some Cottage Grove businesses that prefer applicants with the NCRC; El Tapatio, Weyerhaeuser, Anytime Fitness, Cottage Grove Community Acupuncture, Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, and City of Cottage Grove.

Find out more at: Work Ready Oregon

How to get started

Instructions for Practice tests

  • Go to the Oregon Career Information Systems (CIS) web site
  • Log in with:
    - The user name lcc
    - The password gotitans
  • Follow the steps to create "my Portfolio" and log in
  • Click on the Employment tab
  • Hold the mouse over "What other tools can I personalize?" and click on the "College Admissions and Career Practice Tests and Guides"
  • You are now at the Oregon State Library website
  • Type in the search box "WorkKeys"
  • Choose the specific test you want to take
  • Click on launch to start the practice test
  • Each test will be timed for 55 minutes

Call or come in to get registered 


  • Bring a valid picture ID and your learner ID number
  • Late arrivals will not be allowed to test

For larger groups please call at least three weeks prior to desired test date to make proper arrangements with a test proctor.