SkillsUSA Career Essentials

The SkillsUSA Career Essentials suite engages middle-school through post-secondary students in defining, implementing and measuring their career-readiness skills. SkillsUSA offers over 40 different scenario-based career assessments, and passing them can award a student the SkillsUSA Career Essentials Credential. SkillsUSA Career Essentials assessments can also be used as part of SkillsUSA competitions, wherein students demonstrate their career and technical skills in practical settings, either independently or in groups.

Content

Grades
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade,
Post secondary
Languages
English
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
60 Minutes, 50 Items
Qualifications

A proctor can be an administrator, or another professional within the school/organization system. The proctor can be an instructor but should not be an instructor in the same area of study as the assessment area. A student cannot proctor the assessment. The proctor is a volunteer position. The school/organization is responsible for ensuring compliance to state education privacy laws when selecting a proctor. The assessment must be administered within 1 year of purchase.

Administration
Computer,
Paper
Timed
Yes

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Referencing
Criterion-referenced
National Comparison
No
Item Type
Multiple choice