WorkKeys Assessments: Workplace Documents

The WorkKeys Workplace Documents  assessment is published by the ACT company and  measures skills that individuals use when they read real workplace documents and use that information to make job-related decisions and solve problems. The documents include messages, emails, letters, directions, signs, bulletins, policies, websites, contracts, and regulations. The test is 55 minutes and 35 items. It represents 5 levels of difficulty and can be used in combination with the WorkKeys Applied Math test and the WorkKeys Graphic Literacy test to award a student the National Career Readiness Certificate.

Content

Sub-Category
Domains
Reading
Subdomain

The Workplace Documents Assessment of the ACT Workkeys evaluates a candidate’s ability to solve problems and make job-related decisions through the use of real workplace documents. This assessment is required in order to earn the NCRC. These documents may include:

  • Emails
  • Messages
  • Directions
  • Letters
  • Signs
  • Bulletins
  • Websites
  • Policies
  • Regulations
  • Contracts
  • Virtually any form of written text
Grades
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages
English,
Spanish
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
55 Minutes, 35 Items
Qualifications

All members of the testing staff are required to complete a training plan to prepare for the test administration. https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/workkeys-for-e… 

Administration
Computer,
Paper
Timed
Yes

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Referencing
Criterion-referenced
Item Type
Multiple choice