Bluegrass Community & Technical College is pleased to announce the addition of the Workforce Solutions Assessment Center (WFSAC). The WFSAC will provide a wide variety of assessments from pre-employment career readiness to screening the current workforce's abilities in specific skilled areas. These assessments produce valuable data on which to base decisions for future investments in training.
A list of current assessments and costs are available and can be provided on request.
Current assessments include:
NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute) - Based on national and industry standards, NOCTI Job Ready assessments are given to access specific technical skills of potential and new hires. Advanced skills assessments evaluate the skill level and competency of experienced workers. The Blueprints example provided prior to testing includes competency list, percentage breakdown along with sample questions.
Pearson Vue - One of BCTC's computer-based testing partners, offering licensure and certification testing for the skilled trades and many other occupations. A complete list can be found a https://home.pearsonvue.com/test-taker/all-tests.aspx.
ESCO EPA Certification - This test is for anyone who maintains, services, repairs or disposes of appliances that contain regulated refrigerants to ensure proper refrigerant handling techniques.
National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) WorkKeys Assessment - The NCRC is based on an individual's performance on three WorkKeys skills assessments: Applied Mathematics, Locating Information and Reading for Information. These assessments are used to measure a range of essential work skills. Companies are currently using this assessment in pre-employment screening.
Wonderlic Test - Used to admit and place students in the programs that best match their ability...with the number one predictor of academic success and industry-leading placement tests.
GED - The nationally recognized GED test offers an opportunity for students to earn a Kentucky high school equivalency diploma. The GED test is four tests that show the student has the same level of knowledge as graduating high school seniors in Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.
Call the Workforce Solutions office at (859)246-6666 to learn more about our testing services and how they can be beneficial to your organization.