ACT WorkKeys

ACT WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high-performance workforce. This series of tests measures foundational and soft skills and offers specialized assessments to target institutional needs.

As part of ACT's Work Readiness System, ACT WorkKeys has helped millions of people in high schools, colleges, professional associations, businesses, and government agencies build their skills to increase global competitiveness and develop successful career pathways.

Successful completion of ACT WorkKeys assessments in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information can lead to earning ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate (ACT NCRC), a portable credential earned by more than 2.3 million people across the United States.

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2021-22 Dates will be available soon.   


WorkKeys Test Site



Foundational Skills
Applied Math
Locating Information
Reading for Information
*Other test are available but we will not administer them

Each tests last 55 minutes on the Internet version

"A person's performance on the WorkKeys assessments is measured against an established scale or standard and is not measured against the performance of other individuals who took the same assessment."

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