COVID-19 UPDATE: In order to adhere to the CDC’s recommended guidelines, we are currently not able to offer walk-in appointments. Please contact a Career Advisor in Admissions (352) 589.2250, ext. 1819 to schedule a testing appointment.
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
Basic Skills Test Exemption (i.e.: TABE): If you earned a standard State of Florida high school diploma in 2007 or later, or have a documented A.A.S. degree or above you might qualify for an exemption. If you have taken and passed the GED subject area exam(s) no more than two years prior to the start of class, you may be exempt from the basic skills test requirement. A Career Advisor in Admissions will review your official transcripts to determine if you qualify. Please do this prior to testing. Please note, some high school diploma types/withdrawal codes do not qualify for 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.
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|COST||AVAILABLE||LENGTH OF TEST||PROGRAM|
|$25; LTC applicants |
$50 (Non applicants)
|M 8am-1pm |
|5 hours|| |
All career programs over 450 hours;
|$25||M 8am-5pm |
|$85||M 8am-1pm |
|3.5 hours|| |
Emergency Medical Technician;
Florida Ready to Work
|3 hours|| |
Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum Certifications
Basic Abilities Test (BAT)
|$39, Paid to |
Appointment made via www.pearsonvue.com/fdle
|90 minutes|| |
Florida Law Enforcement Academy;
|GED®||Varies; Paid to www.GED.com||M-F |
Appointment made via www.ged.com
|Varies||State of Florida |
High School Diploma
|ASE Tests||Varies; Paid to www.ase.com/myASE||T/Th |
Call LTC for Appointment
|NATE Tests||Varies; Paid to www.natex.org||T/Th |
Call LTC for Appointment
|Certiport Tests||Vouchers purchased at: www.certiport.com |
$15 proctor fee
Call LTC for Appointment
|Pearson VUE||Varies; Paid to www.pearsonvue.com||M-F |
Appointment made viawww.pearsonvue.com
Testing appointments may be available on other days for various tests.
Contact a Career Advisor in Admissions to schedule an appointment.
ASSESSMENT CENTER CLOSED:
September 2, 2019
November 27 – 29, 2019
December 23, 2018 through Jan 1, 2020
January 20, 2020
March 16 – 20, 2020
May 25, 2020
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 Special Populations Coordinator, Tyler Shadickcreate new email at 352-589-2250 ext. 1887. 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.
ASE Tests: Candidates for the ASE test register and pay through the ASE website, www.ase.com/myASE (leaving Lake Tech.org) 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 www.natex.org (leaving Lake Tech.org). 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 www.certiport.com (leaving Lake Tech.org). 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)
- Florida Ready to Work