South Carolina

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NCRC Levels
  • Platinum758
  • Gold46,665
  • Silver168,371
  • Bronze92,675
Job Profiles Completed 1,229

NCRC Data: 01-01-2006 - 04-30-2016

Engaged January 2012

Nov '15 Dec '15 Jan '16 Feb '16 Mar '16 Apr '16 Nov '15 Dec '15 Jan '16 Feb '16 Mar '16 Apr '16 2955 3174 3218 3245 3269 3296 3317



429 345 433 374 496 495



1037 815 944 1226 1372 1018



236 165 207 397 281 273



8 2 3 8 5 5

Number Of Monthly NCRC Earned
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46 of 46 counties participating

Number Of Employers Supporting

About South Carolina Certified Work Ready Communities

South Carolina's Certified Work Ready Communities initiative aims to ensure the growth of South Carolina communities by creating an environment conducive to business and workforce development.

The state's work ready leadership team will continue to foster and build a coordinated and uniform partnership among stakeholders using the Work Ready Communities approach, leveraging and maximizing its collective workforce development efforts at the county, regional and state level.
South Carolina's vision is to ensure a ready workforce that serves as an economic development tool to attract and maintain businesses in the state. Its vision is to link education and workforce development together and align with economic development needs of the state, its regions and communities.

The Work Ready Community initiative enables community leaders to rally behind the concept of a ready-to-work workforce. Mayors, council members, superintendents,principals, teachers, and business leaders cheerlead this effort, creating a team approach to workforce development. The motivation for their engagement will be the achievement of being recognized as a Work Ready Community.
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South Carolina employers are recognizing the ACT NCRC in support of Work Ready Communities goals

  • Exit Hilton Head Realty
  • Swiss-Time LTD
  • Sea Island Land Survey
  • Palmetto Finance LLC
  • Last Drop Vape Shop
  • Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic of
  • Kings & Queens Styling Salon
  • Sea Island Dentistry
  • Gagets Resque
  • Brightstar Care
  • Don Ryan Center for Innovation
  • Fleeting Voices
  • Indropz
  • Brody's Bar & Grill
  • IHOP
  • Saint Helena Branch Library
  • Ameris Bank
  • Lawn Solutions
  • Gay Fish Company Inc.
  • Bill's Liquors
  • Bluffton Self Help
  • Mary Kay
  • Alvin Ord's Sandwich Shop
  • One Main Financial
  • Southern Comfort Wax LLC
View all 3089 South Carolina businesses supporting NCRC
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Most Improved Counties

  1. 100% Jasper
  2. 100% Richland

Certified Counties

About ACT

Founded in 1959, ACT is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa, and dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides a broad array of assessment, research, information and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.

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This website reports the ACT® National Career Readiness Certificates earned at the county and state level and the progress being made by those participating states and counties in the ACT Work Ready Community initiative. This site only represents data stored in the ACT RegiSTAR™ system, a web-based reporting and management tool for National Career Readiness Certificates.

State and national NCRC data runs from January 2006 through April 30, 2016 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through April 30, 2016 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level NCRC data collection began in January 2012 for WorkKeys Internet Version, and in July 2012 for pencil and paper assessments. State and national certificate totals include historical data prior to 2012.

WorkKeys® assessments are used across the nation, and many states have built their own Career Readiness Certificates based upon WorkKeys assessment results. You will find an asterisk denoting those states. This website will continue to evolve as the first two rounds of participating states give us feedback on what they would like to see -- and based on your feedback, as well.

Please contact us if you have comments, questions or would like to receive more information.