National Work Readiness Credential
The National Work Readiness Credential is the only nationally recognized career readiness credential
validating mastery of the foundational employability and soft skills most in-demand by employers today.
The National Work Readiness Council offers a comprehensive foundational career readiness solution. Students and jobseekers build their skills using the online, self-paced, career-contextualized training and then take four qualifying proctored assessments to earn the National Work Readiness Credential. Based on a compilation of more than 25 years of employer-focused research, the underlying standards include Work Ready Soft Skills, Work Ready Math, Work Ready Reading, and Work Ready Data.