Congratulations to fourteen outstanding Rapides Parish students who earned the highest possible level of achievement on the National Career Readiness Certificate: Platinum. The NCRC, issued by ACT, certifies that an individual has the essentials foundational skills needed for employment across all sectors of the work place. It is awareded at for levels - Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.
Only one percent of the certificates awarded are at the Platinum level, and it signifies a person is qualified for 99 percent f the jobs in ACT's extensive database of occupational profiles. We congratulate these students who earned platinum NCRC during the 2016-17 school year, completing a major first step toward launching a successful and rewarding career.
The NCRC is a key component of the Cenla Work Ready Network, a system designed to link education with the workforce development efforts and align them with regional economic needs.