Due to precautions related to COVID-19, please note the following information:


General Information:

  • Scheduling for Math Placement testing is no longer required. Placement testing is available:
  • In Person: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm in Main 128. Walk-ins are welcome.
  • Remote via Zoom: Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm, and Friday 10am-2pm. Join our Testing Zoom anytime to test.
  • If you prefer to schedule ahead of time you can do so at: https://www.registerblast.com/lowercolumbia
  • Scheduling is still required for all other non-placement testing.
  • Masks are now optional.

Ways to reach us during this time:

A smarter workforce makes smarter business. Let Lower Columbia College help you find the right person for your job.

For more information about testing options contact:

Corporate & Continuing Education Program Manager

  (360) 442-2601


 Call to Schedule
(360) 442-2360


  Testing Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm

ACT WorkKeys

In partnership with ACT, LCC offers the WorkKeys job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retrain a high-performance workforce.

WorkKeys offers a complete solution for employee selection and development.

Our powerful solution includes both foundational and soft skills, enabling assessment of the full potential of applicants and employees. The tools in this comprehensive system can be mixed and matched to meet diverse organizational needs. Our job analysis solutions allow for the establishment of organizational guidelines and benchmarks for employee selection and development.

From screening, selection, training, development, and succession planning, employers can use ACT WorkKeys assessments at every stage of the employment cycle.

WorkKeys helps job seekers prepare for education, training, or a career.

Because test questions are based on situations in the everyday work world, WorkKeys scores help job seekers compare their skills to the skills real jobs require. These scores help employers choose the most qualified candidates for their jobs.

Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information can lead to earning ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate(NCRC), a portable credential earned by more than 1 million people across the United States.

  More about ACT National Career Readiness Certificate

Skills Assessments and Costs

Assessment Testing is done in the Testing Center. Click links for more information about the test and related information.

 National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) $75


Contact the Testing Center

We look forward to serving you! The Testing Center is conveniently located in Main (MAN) 128. No appointment is needed. If you need accommodations please contact Disability Support Services, (360) 442-2340.

 Angel Ruvalcaba/Placement & Intake Manager

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2361
  aruvalcaba@lowercolumbia.edu

 Kaitlin Sexton/Program Assistant

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2360
  ksexton@lowercolumbia

 Madison Beaston/Program Assistant

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2360
  mbeaston@lowercolumbia.edu

Testing Office (General Inquiries)

  (360) 442-2360
 
testing@lowercolumbia.edu

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