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About Employment Tests

Employment Testing Services


WorkKeys is a job skills assessment that helps employers select, hire, train and develop their workforce.

OCTC Adult Education offers WorkKeys assessments in Applied Math, Locating Information and Reading for Information. By taking the three tests you will earn ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate. Call for an appointment when you are ready to test. Payment can be made by credit/debit card over the phone or by check/cash in person.

Sample questions and online practice tests are available on the ACT website

WorkKeys Testing Location and Times -The cost is $45 at registration. Call to register at 270-686-4444.

Every Tuesday 1-4 p.m.
1st Thursday of each month 5 8 p.m.
1st Saturday of each month 9 a.m. noon

WorkKeys Observation Test - The cost is $33 at registration. Call to register at 270-686-4444.

1st Monday of each month 9 a.m.
3rd Friday of each month 1 p.m.



Have you been told you need TABE scores to get a job? The TABE is a test of reading and math skillsrequired by many local employers before you can be considered for a job. Free remediation classes and an opportunity to re-test are services available through SkillTrain Adult Education at the OCTC Downtown campus.

TABE Testing Location and Times Call to register at 270-686-4454

  • Mondays and Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Kentucky ParaEducator Test

The Kentucky ParaEducator Test is given the first Friday of every month. There is no cost. You are allowed to take this test only 3 times. Study guides are available online at:
Kentucky Paraeducator Assessment Study Guide
Call to register at 270-686-4454.