Vantage Career Center

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Assessment Center
The Assessment Center at the Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center is an authorized test adminstration facility for a number of career-related certificates and credentials.  Our assessment services provide potential students and other test candidates the opportunity to complete a variety of exams through vendors such as Pearson VUE, Certiport, Castle, and Kryterion in a secure, comfortable environment. 
 
Tests administered
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Enrollment in OTC Vantage full-time adult career programs requires completion of the ACT WorkKeys. This assessment assists students, educators and employers by identifying skills needed for success in career-technical training or workplace settings. Performance on the WorkKeys may also qualify for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), a verifiable credential of workplace skills.
 
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT:  Prospective students interested in OTC Vantage adult programs may call (419) 238-5411 Option 2 for more enrollment information and to schedule an appointment.
 
COST: $55 for students enrolling in OTC Vantage programs; $75 all other individuals and employers requiring WorkKeys assessments/credentials
 
PLEASE NOTE: A valid PHOTO ID will be required at the time of your appointment. Please see additional Assessment Center Policies and Guidelines below.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION see the FAQs about ACT WorkKeys requirements and test preparation linked below.
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The OTC at Vantage is an authorized Pearson VUE Testing Center, administering high-stakes tests for licensure, certification, regulatory and government service markets in a secure, proctored environment. Pearson VUE testing programs serve nearly every industry, including healthcare, information technology and academics. Popular Pearson VUE assessments include CISCO, CompTIA and GED®. For complete information regarding currently available assessments, registration, scheduling and fee payment, please visit: www.pearsonvue.com

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Certiport is dedicated to enhancing individual success through high-stakes career-oriented certifications and globally recognized credentials. Certiport is a leader in professional recognition for digital literacy and desktop computing proficiency.

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Castle Worldwide offers a full-service range of assessments for certification and licensure. Tests are administered in a secure, proctored environment to promote the best possible performance by the candidate.  For more information:  www.castleworldwide.com

The OTC at Vantage is one of 700 testing centers in the Kryterion Network. All test data are handled confidentially and securely via Kryterion web-based services. Kryterion exams represent a wide range of certification programs for technology, corporate, professional and trade organizations, healthcare, education and government. For more information:  www.kryteriononline.com
GED® Testing Center
Vantage Career Center  is an authorized Pearson VUE GED® Test Center location..  The GED® exam is a computer based test that includes four sections: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science and Social Studies.  The cost is $30 for each subject or $120 for the complete test. For Ohio residents, a voucher is available for first time test-takers to assist in covering up to $80 of this cost ($20 for each section/ $80 for the complete test).  To participate in the Voucher Program, test-takers must contact the school for additional guidance and assistance prior to registering and paying for the test.  
high school equivalency testing services
The specific purpose of the High School Equivalency program is the measurement of the educational development of adults who have not completed their formal high school education.

What test formats are available?
HSE is now available through three different exams. Testing is available on paper and on the computer.

How do I register for HSE Exams?
To register for the GED tests please visit ged.com.
To register for the HiSET exam, please visit hiset.ets.org
To register for the TASC test, please visit www.tasctest.com

How long are the HSE Tests?
Administration of the HSE tests are approximately 7-8 hours. Candidates must register and can select any time that is convenient.

How much are the HSE tests?
The HSE tests cost from $18 to $30 per subject area. Credit card or vouchers are the only forms of payment. For more information, please contact the specific exam company listed above.

Are testing accommodations available?
Yes. If you have a documented disability, you can request testing accommodations from the HSE Testing Administration. If approved, accommodations are provided at no additional charge. Testing accommodations can be requested during the registration process.

For information on how to request accommodations for the 2014 GED test, visit www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/computer-accommodations or email:
accommodations@gedtestingservice.com.

For information on how to request accommodations for the HiSET exam, visit hiset.ets.org/take/disabilities/ or email:
disability.reg@ets.org

For information on how to request accommodations for the TASC test, visit www.tasctest.com/special-needs-accommodations.html
Contact Information
Cynthia Krizan
Assessment Coordinator
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2009
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vantage career center
Address: 818 N Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891  |  Phone: (419) 238-5411
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