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Wausau Testing Center

At the Testing Center we provide a variety of testing services for NTC students and community partners.

Wausau Campus Room C163
Monday – Friday: 7:30am to 5:00pm
715.803.1398

Services Offered:

The testing center offers the following services:

(You must bring a photo ID with you to each test session)

Accuplacer Testing

(available at all NTC campus locations)

Guidelines

  • A current (non-expired) photo ID is required (Examples of a current photo ID include: driver's license, passport, Military ID or State ID)
  • Accuplacer – This test measures a student’s academic skill level in the areas of arithmetic, algebra, reading comprehension and sentence skills.  The results of the Accuplacer are used by staff to determine course selection.  The Accuplacer is not a pass/fail test, but it is very important for someone to do their best on these tests so that they have an accurate measure of their academic skills.
  • Fees: $25 for Accuplacer, no charge for Windows or Computer Concepts
  • To prepare for the Accuplacer by the web based App or for My Foundations Lab, please visit http://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students.
  • Required admissions test scores vary by program.

Wausau Campus

To complete the Accuplacer at the Wausau campus, you can go to the Testing Center, C163, during our walk-in hours.

Walk-in hours for the Wausau campus:

  • Monday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Regional Campuses

Accuplacer Testing is available at all of the regional campuses. To schedule your test please call the appropriate number below.

  • Antigo - 715.348.7747
  • Medford - 715.748.3603
  • Phillips - 715.339.4555 Ext. 7601
  • Spencer - 715.659.5120
  • Wittenberg - 715.253.3500

Past Accuplacer Scores

To request a copy of your Accuplacer Score, please complete the Test Score Release Form form and return it to our office with the appropriate fee (see form).

Apprenticeship Testing

(available only at Wausau campus)

  • Apprenticeship test battery consists of five parts: mechanical reasoning, spatial relations, arithmetic, algebra, and reading comprehension
  • Mechanical Reasoning – the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test (BMCT) is the most widely used and trusted assessment of mechanical aptitude.  The test measures mechanical reasoning ability and working knowledge of basic mechanical operations and physical laws
  • Spatial Relations – the Minnesota Paper Revised Form Board (MPRFB) is designed to measure aspects of the mechanical ability requiring the capacity to visualize and manipulate objects in space
  • Accuplacer – This test measures a student’s academic skill level in the areas of arithmetic, algebra, and reading comprehension.  The results of the Accuplacer are used by staff to determine course selection.  The Accuplacer is not a pass/fail test, but it is very important for someone to do their best on these tests so that they have an accurate measure of their academic skills.
  • Fees: $25 for Accuplacer, $25 for Bennett Mechanical, $10 for Spatial Relations
  • Scores for all three tests will be available within 3 business days.
  • For more information, go to: https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/educator/about-accuplacer
  • To complete apprenticeship testing please schedule an exam.

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

ASE Logo

(available only at Wausau campus)

ASE is an independent, non-profit organization, and since 1972 have worked to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying repair and service professionals.  Auto technicians and other professionals who want to become ASE certified can take one or more of ASE’s 40+ exams.  The exams are grouped into specialties such as automobile, medium/heavy truck, truck equipment, school bus, collision repair, and more.

For more information go to: https://www.ase.com/home.aspx

You must register with ASE and provide payment of tests to obtain your ASE identification number. Once you registered with ASE, please schedule an exam with us.

Certiport Testing (Microsoft Office, Intuit Quickbooks)

(only available at the Wausau campus)

Testing is free for WTCS students, or $25 otherwise.

More information on Certiport testing can be found at http://www.certiport.com

To purchase exam vouchers please visit Certiport at http://shop.certiport.com

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 175 countries.

Payment must be made at the time of scheduling. Registration for Pearson VUE testing can be completed through the Pearson view website: http://www.pearsonvue.com/

pearson vue testing

Test Proctoring for non-NTC students

(available at all NTC campus locations)

There is no fee for students in the Wisconsin Technical College system. For non-WTCS students the fee is $25 per exam.

Wausau Campus

If you are a distance student at another college or need to take an exam for a certification course, please request proctoring services at the Wausau campus, by completing the proctoring service request form.

Other NTC Campuses

Proctoring services are also available at our regional campuses. Please contact the campus where you would like to test to request proctoring.

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