Preparation for WorkKeys Assessments

Helping students get ready

WorkKeys assessments vary in the kinds of skills they measure. Whether taking just one assessment or a series of them, targeted preparation helps individuals, educators, and test administrators know what to expect on test day. There are several ways for test takers to prepare and improve their scores.


Sample Questions

Explore free sample questions, available for each WorkKeys® skills assessment.

The National Career Readiness Certificate Assessments:

Soft Skills Assessments:


Online Practice Test

This online practice test covers the Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents assessments required to earn an ACT National Career Readiness Certificate™.

It will look and feel like the real WorkKeys assessments. They’ll take the test and even receive an estimated level score (on-screen only.) They’ll also have the opportunity to continue to learn more, reviewing each answer to discover why it was correct or incorrect before ending the session.

System Requirements

  • Browser: Internet Explorer 8+; Firefox 24+; Testing Workstations and Administrator URL
  • Operating System: Windows 7+; MAC OS 10.x.x only with Firefox
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 X 768 minimum

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ACT WorkKeys Curriculum

Build skills and prepare for your future success.

ACT WorkKeys Curriculum is a comprehensive program for building skills and exploring careers.