WorkKeys Schedule


WorkKeys Testing Info

The WorkKeys is a computer-based assessment for individuals seeking a Level 1 Certificate or entrance into a Continuing Education (CE) program.  Individuals seeking an Associate’s Degree must take the TSI assessment.

For all programs requiring the WorkKeys, you will take the Reading For Information section. The Applied Mathematics section may also be required for your program. See Assessment Minimum Scores below to determine which section(s) you need based on your program of choice.

WorkKeys Fees

The fee for each WorkKeys section is $15.

WorkKeys Testing Calendar

  • Lufkin Campus:
  • Jasper Higher Education & Technology Center:
    • By appointment only, call 409-489-9000
  • Polk County Center – Livingston:
    • By appointment only, call 936-633-4570 or 800-401-0042

START HERE: WorkKeys Registration and Scheduling Instructions

Step 1:
WorkKeys
Create Account

Step 2:
WorkKeys
Testing Calendar

Step 3:
Schedule
WorkKeys Test

Assessment Length

Section Number Questions Time Limit
Reading For Information 33 questions 55 minutes
Applied Mathematics 33 questions 55 minutes
Locating Information* 38 questions 55 minutes

* The Locating Information section of the WorkKeys may be required if you are taking the assessment for employment purposes.

Assessment Minimum Scores

Certificate of CE Program Reading For Information Applied Mathematics
Automotive Technology** 4 4
Child & Family Development 4 Not needed
Diesel Technology 4 4
Electromechanical Technology (Electrical and Fluid Power) 4 4
Human Services 4 Not needed
HVAC 4 4
Medical Assistant 5 4
PCTA 4 4
Police Academy 5 Not needed
Real Estate 4 Not needed
Machine Tool Technology 5 5
Welding 4 4

** Automotive Technology also requires the Bennett Test of Mechanical Comprehension.  This test is scheduled in the Technology and Workforce Development Center room 100.