Stackable Credentials Earned in College and Career Readiness

Northstar Digital Literacy Certificates

College and Career Readiness students can earn multiple computer skills certifications by progressing through  basic, standard, and advanced training offered through Northstar. Instructors provide the necessary support while students gain essential skills.

Career Readiness Certificate

Requested and required by employers across the nation, the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) enables individuals to demonstrate their mastery of the most common skills required for workplace success. Our CRC prep classes prepare students to achieve one of three credential levels of the WorkKeys® certification: bronze, silver, or gold. The CRC certifies that an individual has workplace skills that are transferrable between industry sectors and across jobs within a sector.

Industry Credentials

Students may earn an industry credential in the following pathways:

  • Nursing Aide I
  • Manufacturing



Dr. LaShawnda Washington
Director of College and Career Readiness
Room 215, Barnes Building, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 618-6704