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Accuplacer, End Of Program Assessments, Certifications, And Testing Services Offered To The Public

All Tests are administered in the Learning Resource Center in Building A, Room 241. Please contact LRC Staff listed below for questions about specific tests and preparation, testing accommodations or testing/proctor fees.

Accuplacer Testing

 Schedule Appointment

If you have questions, contact Shonell Edwards, Testing Services Specialist, at 785-309-3136 or shonell.edwards@salinatech.edu

Testing Center Services Provided to the Public

ACCUPLACER Testing for Other Institutions:

The Testing Services Specialist will administer the ACCUPLACER test(s) to applicants of other colleges for a fee of $10.  Contact Shonell Edwards at 785-309-3136 or shonell.edwards@salinatech.edu to schedule a test.

Proctoring of Tests for Other Institutions:

The Testing Services Specialist will proctor tests for students who are taking on-line courses at other institutions.  There is a fee structure for this service depending on testing software and proctoring requirements.

Contact Shonell Edwards at 785-309-3136 or shonell.edwards@salinatech.edu to schedule a test.

Prometric Testing

SATC is a Satellite Testing center for Prometric Testing

ASE Testing

The ASE tests are administered by appointment.  Candidates need to call SATC, in advance, to schedule a testing time. In order to schedule an appointment, candidates need to have their ASE ID# and name of exam (example: Code: A1 Engine Repair ASE-0000-0000). To schedule an appointment contact Shonell Edwards at 785-309-3136 or shonell.edwards@salinatech.edu.

PearsonVue Testing

SATC is a PearsonVueTesting Center.

PearsonVue Testing

PearsonVue is a testing company that administers professional testing for hundreds of industry certifications and many different test sponsors.Tests are administered by appointment. Candidates must schedule and pay for testing in advance through PearsonVue.

Please note, not ALL PearsonVue test are given at Salina Tech.

Visit this link for more information:

https://home.pearsonvue.com/test-taker.aspx

CLEP Testing

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities:

If you have a learning or physical disability that would prevent you from taking a CLEP exam under standard conditions, you may request accommodations at your preferred test center. Contact your preferred test center well in advance of the test date to make the necessary arrangements and to find out its deadline for submission of documentation for approval of accommodations. SATC requires requests for accommodations two weeks prior to testing date.

Accommodations that can be arranged directly with test centers include:

ZoomText (screen magnification)
Modifiable screen colors
Use of a reader, a scribe, or a sign language intrepreter
Extended time
Untimed rest breaks

If the above accommodations do not meet your needs, contact CLEP Services for information about other nonstandard options at clep@info.collegeboard.org or at 800-257-9558 before you register through My Account.

DSST Testing

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Examinees requiring special accommodations will need to contact DSST at http://getcollegecredit/ prior to testing.

In order to allow sufficient time for the review of each case and the arrangement of appropriate accommodations, the request with appropriate documentation must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the desired test date. After the request and documentation are received, Prometric’s ADA Committee will review the request. Prometric will make every effort to provide the necessary accommodations, within reason, in as timely a manner as possible. The candidate will be contacted in writing with a confirmation of approval or denial of the requested accommodation.

End of Program and Course Assessments and Certifications

WorkKeys Assessment
The Mathematics, Workplace Documents, and Graphic Literacy ACT WorkKeys assessments are administered to graduates of Salina Tech programs.The WorkKeys assessment is used to evaluate and analyze workplace skills. Skills measured by WorkKeys are transferrable skills that are necessary for most jobs. Salina Tech is also a WorkKeys testing site for the KansasWorks One-Stop Center in Salina, Kansas. To schedule a test(s), contact Kansas Works at 785-827-0385.

To learn more about WorkKeys, visit the website:
https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/mn_workready_dsp.cfm?linksource=js

KBOR (Kansas Board of Regents) suggested or Industry Required Credential/Licensure Testing are given to students based on program or course requirements. Please inquire about specific program or course certifications by calling the Learning Resources Center at 785-309-3111.

 Testing for Salina Tech students

Tests are administered in the Learning Resource Lab in Building A, Room 218. The Learning Resource Lab is open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm M-F when school is in session, and from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm M-TH during the summer. To schedule an entrance exam, students can register online by following the Testing Day Registration link found on the SATC home page or by contacting Shonell Edwards, Testing Services Specialist, at 785-309-3136 or shonell.edwards@salinatech.edu

Entrance Placement Exams:

Salina Area Technical College provides College Board ACCUPLACER exams to assess student placement for core curriculum. Assessment exams are given in the areas of Reading, Pre-Algebra/Algebra, and Sentence Skills. The tests are free for student applicants and take approximately 1/2 hour (each) to complete. Assessment exams must be started at least 2 hours before the lab closing time. Applicants are encouraged to study for the placement exams before taking them.

SATC will also review entrance assessment scores administered by other institutions, if not more than three years old. Test scores need to be faxed to SATC Admissions – ATTN: Placement Scores at (785) 309-3101.

End of Program Assessments and Certifications:

WorkKeys Assessment
The Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information ACT WorkKeys assessments will be administered to December graduates in November, and to May graduates in January. The WorkKeys assessment is used to evaluate and analyze workplace skills. Skills measured by WorkKeys are transferrable skills that are necessary for most jobs.
If a student falls below the certificate level recommended by ACT, they will be given a chance to study, and retake the test(s) that caused them to go below their certificate level.
To learn more about WorkKeys, visit the website:
https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/mn_workready_dsp.cfm?linksource=js

Kansas Board of Regents mandated Industry Credential/Licensure Testing
The following tests are mandated by KBOR and are administered near the end of the school year:

  • Auto Collision Repair – ASE/NATEF
  • Auto Technology – ASE/NATEF
  • Business and Administrative Technology – OPAQ
  • Computer Aided Drafting – CSWA
  • Construction Technology – NCCER
  • Electrical Technology – Journeyman
  • Dental Assistant – DANB
  • Diesel Technology – ASE/NATEF
  • Heating, Venting, and Air Conditioning – EPA & ICE
  • Machine Tool Technology – NIMS
  • Medical Assistant – RMA
  • Welding Technology – AWS

 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) :

If you have a learning or physical disability that would prevent you from taking a CLEP exam under standard conditions, you may request accommodations at your preferred test center. Contact your preferred test center well in advance of the test date to make the necessary arrangements and to find out its deadline for submission of documentation for approval of accommodations. SATC requires requests for accommodations two weeks prior to testing date.

Accommodations that can be arranged directly with test centers include:

  • ZoomText (screen magnification)
  • Modifiable screen colors
  • Use of a reader, a scribe, or a sign language intrepreter
  • Extended time
  • Untimed rest breaks

If the above accommodations do not meet your needs, contact CLEP Services for information about other nonstandard options at clep@info.collegeboard.org or at 800-257-9558 before you register through My Account.

DANTES Subject Standardized Tests

Examinees requiring special accommodations will need to contact DSST at http://getcollegecredit/ prior to testing. In order to allow sufficient time for the review of each case and the arrangement of appropriate accommodations, the request with appropriate documention must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the desired test date. After the request and documentation are received, Prometric’s ADA Committee will review the request. Prometric will make every effort to provide the necessary accommodations, within reason, in as timely a manner as possible. The candidate will be contacted in writing with a confirmation of approval or denial of the requested accommodation.

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