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What is the WorkKeys Program?

WorkKeys is a workforce and economic development program consisting of the following:

  • Work-related skills assessments
  • Job profiles for businesses and industries

The WorkKeys assessments require that a person score certain minimal levels on three WorkKeys assessments designed to measure workplace skills: Reading for Information, Locating Information, and Applied Mathematics. These skills are required of virtually all jobs at various levels. Sample questions can be viewed here. Also, there are more assessments available at The former Work Ready Program included Reading for Information, Locating Information, and Applied Mathematics.

How much do the assessments cost?

Please contact us at (229) 219-1381.

When can I take the assessments, and can I practice first?

Assessments can be scheduled by contacting us at (229) 219-1381.

For those who want to practice their skills before taking the assessments, self-paced online pre-tests and training are also available at no charge using the KeyTrain curriculum. Contact us for more information.

Information about WorkKeys for Employers

What are the benefits of WorkKeys Assessments to employers? 

Benefits to employers who use the certificates and job profiles include reduced overtime, turnover, and training time; increased productivity with employees whose skills better match the job’s requirements; and, fewer legal challenges on hiring and promotion decisions because the WorkKeys job profiling system is in compliance with the Uniform Guidelines

For more information, contact us at (229) 219-1381.

Additional Information

For more information, call (229) 219-1381.

Contact us:

To register for the WorkKeys Assessments call Jessica Coody, Testing Specialist, at (229) 219-1381.

For Job Profiles for Business and Industries call April Lamon at (229) 259-5191.

Office Location:
Valdosta Campus
Brooks Hall, Room 512
4089 Val Tech Road
Valdosta, GA 31602

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.Friday