WorkKeys Job Profiling
Local Profiling Results
Current WorkKeys Information
Career Readiness Certificates
Employer Guide to WorkKeys
WorkKeys Overview Brochure
WorkKeys Assessment (# questions & Length)
Map to RCEW
RCEW Testing Lab Hours
Regional Center for Education & Work - WorkKeys
Developing a COMMON LANGUAGE
WorkKeys is a national system for teaching and assessing workplace skills
that connects knowing with doing and learning with earning.
The WorkKeys system introduces a common language into
workforce development, enabling education and business to work together to
strengthen achievement of workplace skills. In consultation with
employers, educators, and experts in employment and training requirements,
ACT has identified key core employability skills - skills crucial to
effective performance in most jobs. WorkKeys is built on a nationally accepted common skill
scale that accurately and reliably measures both the skills of individuals
and the skills required for successful job performance.
The current skill areas in the WorkKeys system are:
After identifying these critical core workplace skills, ACT developed
the WorkKeys system which involves the following four components:
- Applied Mathematics
- Applied Technology
- Locating Information
- Reading for Information
- Business Writing
1. Profiling (job analysis) to determine the
skill requirements of jobs.
2. Skill assessment to determine the
current skills of individuals.
3. Instructional support to help
educators/trainers as they assist learners in improving their skills.
4. Research and Reporting facilitates the distribution of information
businesses, educational institutions, agencies and