Skilled Iowa


Kick start your career or job search with a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) through the Skilled Iowa Initiative.  Increasingly, businesses throughout Iowa look for this certificate when hiring.

The Skilled Iowa Initiative is a partnership with education, government, workforce and private industry working together for innovative solutions to meet the skilled labor shortages affecting Iowa. 

The NCRC is available at no cost and is recommended for many career pathways. To earn a certificate, you need to take the Work Keys assessments in applied mathematics, locating information and reading for information.

Want to improve your scores and earn even more certifications? Contact IowaWORKS today to learn more.

Visit the Iowa Workforce Development website.


Phone: (319) 753-1671 x 31437