If your campus is interested in administeringWorkKeys and the campus testing coordinator has not received information from WorkKeys, then please call at 319-337-1386.
WorkKeys is a researched-based assessment that measures work skills needed for career success across industries. Grade 11 and 12 students are eligible to take the WorkKeys exam. Students will have the opportunity to take Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Locating Information and are eligible to earn the National Career Readiness Certificate.
The WorkKeys® job skill assessment system was created in the late 1980s by Inc. Inc. is the nonprofit company responsible for the test. Businesses use WorkKeys to measure workplace skills of employees and job applicants. Schools and colleges also use WorkKeys to prepare students for the workplace.
In 2006, WorkKeys® was introduced in legislation as an alternative test to qualify for the Hathaway Provisional Opportunity Scholarship. Since then, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) has teamed up with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) to combine efforts in order to meet similar objectives.
The National Career Readiness Certificate is a national program designed to foster economic and workforce development in the state of Wyoming. The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), powered by WorkKeys™a product of, Inc., is a nationally-recognized credential which denotes that the holder possesses the fundamental skills required to achieve success in the workplace and become a productive, valuable employee.
A National Career Readiness Certificate is earned by completing the three WorkKeys Assessments
- Applied Math
- Workplace Documents
- Graphic Literacy
Students who take the WorkKeys® on the WorkKeys® state test day may be eligible to receive an NCRC on top of qualifying for a Hathaway Provisional Opportunity Scholarship.
|TASK||START DATE||END DATE|
|Order materials forWorkKeys paper testing during the spring testing window.||3/5/18||3/16/18|
|ReceiveWorkKeys online testing realm information by email.||3/5/18||3/9/18|
|Receive paper test materials for use during the spring testing window.||4/2/18||4/6/18|
|AdministerWorkKeys online testing.||4/19/18||5/3/18|
|AdministerWorkKeys on paper during the spring testing window.||4/19/18||5/3/18|
|Return test booklets, answer documents, and test administration forms from the spring testing window.|
Note: Late-arriving answer documents will not be scored.
WorkKeys Administration Manual – Paper Testing
WorkKeys Administration Manual – Online Testing
WorkKeys Accessibility Supports Guide
WorkKeys Test Delivery System TAO User Guide
WorkKeys online practice test