WorkKeys® Assessment System Overview
The WorkKeys® Assessment System is a comprehensive system for measuring, communicating and improving the common skills required for success in the workplace. It allows these skills to be quantitatively assessed in both individual persons and in actual jobs. Therefore the WorkKeys System can allow you to identify individuals who have the basic skills required to be successful in a given position or career. When properly used, businesses can make hiring and promotion decisions based on WorkKeys with confidence and security.
The WorkKeys System is Nationwide
The WorkKeys Assessment System is rapidly becoming the nationwide standard for measuring and communicating basic workplace skills. It is currently in use in all 50 states in the United States. The WorkKeys System was developed by ACT, Inc., the creators of the college entrance exam.
The WorkKeys System is a Flexible System of Components
The major components of the WorkKeys System include:
- Job Profiling – Determining the basic skills required for individual jobs and occupational careers
- Assessment – Measuring the basic skills that individuals can apply to workplace situations\
- Training – Curriculum guidelines from ACT and curriculum from ACT Level 1 publishers designed to improve an individual’s skills so that they can be successful in jobs of their choice
- Research – ACT’s extensive research and validation efforts results in a tool that can be applied with the highest levels of reliability and confidence to a wide range of education, employment and workforce development objectives.
To learn more about the ACT WorkKeys assessment, please call us at 770-528-4411. To view our current schedule and register online, click Here. To email your registration, complete the ACT WorkKeys Registration Form and send it to us at EconDev.Marietta@chattahoocheetech.edu.
WorkKeys® Assessments is the exact same testing as was available under the Georgia Work Ready Program. The Technical College System of Georgia and Chattahoochee Technical College recognizes the value of an identified skilled workforce.