WorkKeys® is an assessment given to Alabama high school students currently in the 12th grade. It is a skills assessment system that measures foundational and soft skills.
WorkKeys measures skills that employers feel are essential
to success in the workplace. The three testing areas of WorkKeys are: Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. Each of these areas offers varying levels of difficulty, which build on each other, incorporating the skills assessed at the
Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments in Applied Mathematics,
Locating Information, and Reading for Information can lead to earning
the National Career Readiness Certificate™ (NCRC®), a portable
credential earned by more than 3 million people across the United
How to Practice for WorkKeys
to go to the KeyTrain website where you can take practice tests and learn more about the types of questions that are covered on the WorkKeys assessment(s).
Dates for WorkKeys Assessment
Senior students who are graduating in December or who are taking Government/Economics in the fall semester will be participating in the WorkKeys assessment in December. All other senior students will be participating in the WorkKeys assessment in February.