WorkKeys - Teaching Assistant

WorkKeys Proficiency Certificate for the Teacher Assistant Exam

WorkKeys appointments must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance. No exceptions will be made. If you do not have a testing appointment, you will not be able to take your exam.

About the Test

  • This is a computer-based test containing multiple sections.
  • The WorkKeys Workplace Documents assessment measures skills individuals use when they read real workplace documents and use that information to make job-related decisions and solve problems.
  • The WorkKeys Applied Math Assessment measures critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and problem-solving techniques for situations that occur in today’s workplace. 
  • The WorkKeys Graphic Literacy Assessment measures skills that individuals use when they read and comprehend graphical materials to solve work-related problems.


  • The WorkKeys Workplace Documents: 55 minutes, Number of Items: 35
  • The WorkKeys Graphic Literacy: 55 minutes, Number of Items: 38
  • The WorkKeys Applied Math Assessment: 55 minutes, Number of Items: 34

Note that these conditions are the same for both the online version and the paper version of the WorkKeys exams.

How to Schedule

This is an appointment-based exam. Please schedule your appointment 24 hours in advance.

The main sections of the WorkKey we offer are WorkPlace Document, Graphic Literacy, and Applied Math Assessment please visit the website for more information View more information regarding this change.

WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

A WorkKeys NCRC is earned by completing three WorkKeys Assessments:

  • Applied Math
  • Workplace Documents (also available in Spanish)
  • Graphic Literacy (also available in Spanish)

After earning the WorkKeys NCRC, students can set up an online account that enables employers to verify the student’s credentials quickly and conveniently. Students can also showcase their accomplishments by including information about earning the WorkKeys NCRC on their resumes and job applications. 

ID Requirement

All candidates must provide a government-issued photo ID. The name used for registration must match exactly the name on the ID.


The cost for each section is $20. Fees are payable upon check-in at the CCD Testing Center.


Scores will be available within 24 hours. For more information about scores and what is considered a passing score please visit

Retest Information and Preparation

  • A retest is allowed twice within a 30 day period once all forms are taken. The form will automatically be assigned to each test taker. Examinees are allowed to take all forms of testing( Math, Graphic Literacy, and WorkPlace Document) without a waiting period, once the examinee has taken all available forms they must wait 30 days to retest.
  • To prepare for these exams, visit

Contact Information

Distance Testing Specialist
P - 303.352.3087
F - 303.556.8027

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