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WorkKeys

Testing Dates


Moberly

Pre-Register:
To register for the exam in Moberly you will need to register online.
Testing will be in the Multimedia Center at the Moberly location.

Schedule a Test 


Testing dates coincide with the Accuplacer exam.


Columbia

To register for the exam in Columbia you will need to contact
Sonda Stuart @ 660-263-4100 x11232

5/18/2017           9am - 12pm Room 127
5/23/2017 4pm - 7pm Room 127

 

What is WorkKeys?

WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system measuring "real-world" skills that employers believe are critical to job success. MACC students are required to take three parts of the WorkKeys test if they are graduating with an Associate of Applied Science degree or a Certificate. Upon completion each student will receive an NCRC Certificate of completion which is a portable credential that demonstrates achievement and a certain level of workplace employability skills in Applied Mathematics, and Locating Information, and Reading for Information.

Applied Mathematics

This assessment measures the skills people use when they apply mathematical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving techniques to work-related problems. The test questions require the examinee to set up and solve the types of problems and do the types of calculations that actually occur in the workplace. This test is designed to be taken with a calculator. A formula sheet that includes all formulas required for the assessment is provided. While individuals may use calculators and conversion tables to help with the problems, they still need to use math skills to think them through.

Reading for Information

Reading for Information test measures the skills people use when they read and use written text in order to do a job. The written texts include memos, letters, directions, signs, notices, bulletins, policies, and regulations. It is often the case that workplace communications are not necessarily well-written or targeted to the appropriate audience. Reading for Information materials do not include information that is presented graphically, such as in charts, forms, or blueprints.

Locating Information

The Locating Information test measures the skills people use when they work with workplace graphics. Examinees are asked to find information in a graphic or insert information into a graphic. They also must compare, summarize, and analyze information found in related graphics.

Who takes the WorkKeys

*Any A.A.S. graduate
Excluding Occupational Therapy Assist and Associate Degree in Nursing
*Any Certificate graduate
Excluding Practical Nursing

Fees for the WorkKeys:

MACC does not currently charge its students for completing the WorkKeys test.