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Workkeys and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Tests

Fill in the form below to register for Workkeys or NCRC tests due to an employment opportunity or to meet Kirkwood's graduation requirements. Providing correct demographic information will help ensure tests are properly scheduled and next steps are communicated via email. For a list of the assessments and the amount of time each assessment takes, click here.

* denotes required fields. 

*First Name

*Last Name

*Date of Birth

*Phone Number

*Email Address

*Street Address



*Zip Code

Check this box if you are a resident of the state of Iowa?
Check this box if you are a Military Veteran?
Reason for Testing Choose the reason for testing from the drop down options below. 

Testing for an Employer, Choose the Company Name


Testing for Graduation, Choose the Program:


Other (Please explain)

 Test Date & Time

Special Notice:
May 8-12: No Workkeys Testing at the Cedar Rapids Location. Only Kirkwood Credit Student testing due to Finals Week.

May 15-18: No Testing after 5pm. All Test Center will close at 5pm. 

Normal Testing Hours:

Cedar Rapids: Mon - Thurs from 8am - 8pm and Friday from 8am - 5pm

Hiawatha: Mon - Thurs from 8am - 8pm and Friday 8am - 5pm

Coralville: Mon - Fri from 8am - 5pm

Kirkwood Summer Hours, May 19 - July 28:
All location will close at noon on Fridays

No testing on Saturday and Sunday. Test center hours may vary during Holidays and credit student mid-terms and finals. Please submit your test date and time (allowing for 72 hours between submittal and date requested) as shown in this example: 06/15/16, 3pm.

1st Test Date & Time

2nd Test Date & Time

3rd Test Date & Time

Test Location

Choose your test location from the drop down list below. Click here to get location information. If you would like to test at one of our county centers, type the center name in the Comments box below.



Retake or Reschedule a Test If you missed a test appointment or need to retake a test to obtain a higher score, provide your email address in the area below. The Skills Advantage office will contact you within 72 hours. Do not chose a test date, time or location from the options above.


Email Address

Click the submit box once. Clicking the submit button does not confirm your test appointment. You will receive a seperate confirmation email. The subject line to your confirmation email will say "Test Date Confirmation". Check SPAM email folders. 

To request Workkeys study guide material, contact Megan McCarville at Iowa Workforce Development. Megan can be reached at or 319-365-9474 ext 31186. Include your first name, last name, phone number and email address in your correspondence. You will receive a reply within 48 hours of your request. Email requests are preferred. 

For additional information regarding Workkeys tests, visit ACT's website at

Kirkwood Skills Advantage scheduled office days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, questions should be directed to