WorkKeys

ACT WorkKeys® is a job skills assessment system measuring “real-world” skills that employers believe are essential to job performance and success. By completing the assessments, you can earn the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

The assessment is comprised of three parts:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Reading for Information
  • Locating Information

Test Preparation Help

Free ACT WorkKeys® practice tests can be found on the OhioMeansJobs website.

Practice Test

The Aspire program offers free in person tutoring for the ACT WorkKeys® assessments. They have a variety of locations and times to accommodate your schedule. They can be contacted at 513.894.0301. Aspire Information

Next Steps

When you are ready, you can schedule your WorkKeys® Assessment in three ways:

Cost

All three tests are $78

Helpful Tips:

  • Register for your assessment at least three business days in advance.
  • There are three sections to the assessment. You can take all three in one day or choose to take them one at a time.
  • Each section takes about 55 minutes to complete.
  • You must bring a photo ID when you take the exam.
  • You may use a standard calculator during the exam.
  • Arrive 10 – 15 minutes early. If you are late, you will have to reschedule.
  • No family members or children are permitted in the exam room.
  • The test is good for 5 years.