About Us

Mission and Vision

Workcred’s mission is to strengthen workforce quality by improving the credentialing system, ensuring its ongoing relevance, and preparing employers, workers, educators, and governments to use it effectively.

Our vision is a labor market which relies on the relevance, quality, and value of workforce credentials for opportunities, growth, and development.

Why Workcred?

For certifications and certificates, as well as other non-degree credentials, there is no common definition of quality or value, little confidence, and little consistency across industry sectors.

Our Unique Expertise

  • Building quality credentialing (certificate/certification) programs that meet national and/or international standards.
  • Helping employers articulate competencies and design or select appropriate credentials.
  • Ensuring that credentials are aligned to the current body of knowledge for an occupation.
  • Determining the quality, effectiveness, and market value of a credential, and its impact on an industry.
  • Assessing competencies and learning outcomes.
  • Creating and conducting valid qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Aligning industry, education, and credentialing organizations.
  • Educating stakeholders about quality credentials, when credentials are appropriate, and how they fit in career pathways.

How Workcred Can Help You

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Relationship with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)

Formed in 2014 as an affiliate of ANSI, Workcred is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation. Workcred’s independence as a legal entity maintains separation from and respects the impartiality of ANAB’s accreditation services.

Find out more about ANSI and ANAB on their websites.