Assessment Center

The Assessment Center is located at the Lake Technical College main campus in Eustis.

If you are going to enroll in an Adult Education class OR a career technical program that is 450 hours or more, with the exception of Law Enforcement Officer and Correctional Officer applicants, you will take a state mandated Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) prior to enrollment. You must complete the Lake Technical College online application prior to testing: APPLY NOW

TABE Exemption: If you have a documented A.A.S. degree or above, earned a standard State of Florida high school diploma in 2007 or later, or earned a high school diploma via GED no more than two years prior to the start of class, you may be exempt from this requirement. A Career Advisor in Admissions will review your official transcripts to determine if you qualify for an exemption prior to testing. Please note, some high school diploma types/withdrawal codes do not qualify for TABE exemption.

Please allow 30 minutes for check-in for all tests. Testing fees are paid in the Business Office unless otherwise noted. All fees are non-refundable and tests must be taken within 30 days. All fees are subject to change without notice. The Business Office hours are Monday, 8am-6pm, Tuesday-Thursday, 8am-4pm, and Friday, 8am-11:30am. Career Advisors are available to discuss test scores during the same business hours.






No Charge for CDE;
$50 if not enrolling at LTC

M 8am-5pm
W 8am-2pm


All career programs over 450 hours;
Adult Education classes; All Career
Dual Enrolled students
TABE Study Guide Information


$25 M 8am-5pm
W 8am-2pm
2.5 hours



$45  M am-5pm
W 8am-2pm
2.5 hours

Florida Law Enforcement Academy;
Correctional Officer
CJBAT Study Guide Information


$65 M 8am-4pm
W 8am-1pm
3.5 hours

Emergency Medical Technician;
Practical Nursing
TEAS Study Guide Information Must create an account prior to testing:


$30 M 8am-5pm
W 8am-2pm
2.5 hours

NFSI Study Guide Information  Must meet with a Career Advisor prior to testing.

Florida Ready
to Work

No Charge M 8am-5pm
W 8am-2pm
2-2.5 hours

Medical Assisting;
Pharmacy Technician


Varies; Paid to M-F
Appointment made via GED website

State of Florida High School Diploma

ASE Tests

Varies; Paid to T/R
Call LTC for Appointment
Varies Industry Certifications

NATE Tests

Varies; Paid to

Call LTC for Appointment


Industry Certifications

Certiport Tests

Varies; Paid to T/R
Call LTC for Appointment

Industry Certifications

Pearson VUE Varies; Paid to M-F
Appointment made via Pearson website

Industry Certifications

Testing appointments may be available on other days for various tests. Contact a Career Advisor in Admissions to schedule.

Testing Accommodations: Testing accommodations and services are available to students with documented disabilities.  If you have any special needs, please arrange an appointment a week in advance in the Admissions Office to meet with the 504 Coordinator and/or Dean of Student Services. Once proper documentation is on file, you will meet with the LTC representative to discuss your 504 accommodation plan. A testing appointment may be needed to accommodate your needs.

GED® Test: Individuals over the age of 18, or 16 years old with a signed teacher verification/waiver, may register to take the GED® test. The test consists of 4 sections and it may be taken in whole, or in parts. You must create an account at to pay for the exam and schedule your appointment. Lake Tech has GED Prep courses are available throughout the county. You can call Admissions for details, or go to GED prep classes for more information.

ASE Tests:  Candidates for the ASE test register and pay through the ASE website,  or by calling Prometric at 1.877.346.9327. Once registered, bring your ASE ID (given at the time you register and pay) with you to test. ASE tests are offered by appointment only. Please call Lake Tech to schedule your testing appointment.

NATE Tests: NATE certification tests represent real working knowledge of HVACR systems and are designed to allow you to be certified in specific knowledge areas. You can earn installation, service or senior certification in one or more specialty areas. For a complete list of tests and to create a MyNATE account, visit NATE tests are offered at various times by appointment only. Please call Lake Tech to schedule your test.

Certiport Tests: Certiport provides complete career-oriented certification solutions for business and IT professionals. Individuals must purchase a test voucher from For a complete list of tests, please visit their website. Test proctor fee of $15 applies and will be paid directly to Lake Tech on the day of the test. Certiport tests are offered by appointment only. Please call Lake Tech to schedule the appointment.

Lake Tech is an authorized testing center for the following:

  • Pearson VUE
  • North American Technicians Excellence (NATE)
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • Certiport
  • Florida Ready to Work