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 to prepare and improve your scores.
Explore free sample questions, available for each WorkKeys® skills assessment.
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The National Career Readiness Certificate Assessments:
Soft Skills Assessments:
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Online Practice Tests are available for several of the WorkKeys Assessments. These tests look and feel like the actual online assessments.
There are free practice tests for the updated WorkKeys NCRC assessments that allow you to get familiar with the types of questions and the online test experience (including the accessibility tools). These tests will also provide a basic score summary upon completion.
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ACT WorkKeys Curriculum helps you build the essential career-relevant skills needed for learning, personal development and effective job performance. It’s the only curriculum built from the ground up to align with the WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate® assessments.
Courses Delivered to Your Mobile Device
The courses are delivered via a personalized, mobile-based learning management system. The platform delivers a meaningful learning experience and provides you with a customized study schedule and detailed instructional content.
Interested in this program? Check with your local Workforce Development Center or Community College to see if they are offering ACT WorkKeys Curriculum.
- Applied Math: Builds the ability to apply mathematic principles to problems encountered in the workplace
- Graphic Literacy: Builds the ability to find, analyze and apply information presented in workplace graphics
- Workplace Documents: Builds the ability to understand and apply written information presented in the workplace