WorkKeys® assessments document the level of workplace skills that an examinee has attained in a specific skill area. The scores from these assessments are measured against levels of proficiency in skills required for effective job performance.
Current WorkKeys assessments include:
Individual benefits include:
document generic employability skills
provide employers with evidence of skills attained
identify personal education and training needs
link education and training with employment
document skill development over time
identify jobs for which current preparation is sufficient
explore appropriate career paths
target training to skill needs
The WorkKeys assessments present workplace situations, reading materials, problems, and messages for examinees to respond to and/or solve. Examinees do not need prior job-specific knowledge to do well on the assessments.
The Regional WorkKeys Center has administered more than 12,000 assessments since its inception in 1998. The Center provides Express Scoring on six of the eight assessments. The Regional WorkKeys Center staff provide career counseling and academic advising to examinees.