ACT has profiled more than 30,000 individual jobs across the country to determine the skills and skill levels needed to succeed in them. ACT currently has nine different assessments. However, according to ACT findings, the three (3) skills assessed in the KY NCRC are highly important to the vast majority of jobs. A solid foundation of these core work skills is essential for a well-qualified workforce.
Applied Math - Applying mathematical reasoning to work-related problems.
Graphic Literacy - Using information from materials like diagrams, floor plans, tables, forms, graphs, and charts. Some level of Graphic Literacy shows up in almost 98% of profiled jobs.
Workplace Documents - Comprehending work-related reading materials, from memos, email chains and bulletins to policy manuals and governmental regulations.