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Employment Testing

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Corporate & Continuing Education
Lynell Amundson, Program Manager, Business & Industry
Tel 360.442.2601
Toll Free 1.866.900.2311
Fax 360.442.2609
Don Talley Vocational, Rm 103B
see Campus Map
WorkKeys Skills Assessment Testing is done in the Testing Center

WorkKeys Skills Assessment

Lower Columbia College, in partnership with ACT, offers the WorkKeys job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high-performance workforce. This series of tests measures foundational and soft skills and offers specialized assessments to target institutional needs.
WorkKeys has helped millions of people in high schools, colleges, professional associations, businesses, and government agencies build their skills to increase global competitiveness and develop successful career pathways.
Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information can lead to earning ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), a portable credential earned by more than 1 million people across the United States

For Employers

WorkKeys offers a complete solution for employee selection and development. Our powerful solution includes both Foundational Skills and Soft Skills assessments, enabling assessment of the full potential of applicants and employees. The tools in this comprehensive system can be mixed and matched to meet diverse organizational needs. Our job analysis solutions allow for the establishment of organizational guidelines and benchmarks for employee selection and development.

From screening, selection, training, development, and succession planning, employers can use ACT WorkKeys assessments at every stage of the employment cycle.

For Job Seekers

Taking the WorkKeys tests is an important first step to prepare for education, training, or a career. Because test questions are based on situations in the everyday work world, WorkKeys scores help job seekers compare their skills to the skills real jobs require. These scores help employers choose the most qualified candidates for their jobs.

Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments can lead to earning ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate. The Certificate is a portable credential that shows employers anywhere in the United States the achievement of a certain level of workplace employability skills in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. These workplace skills are highly important to the majority of jobs in the workplace.

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Access sample questions by clicking the links.