What kind of skills does the QRA/WorkKeys® Applied Mathematics assessment measure?
The QRA/WorkKeys® Applied Mathematics assessment includes practical questions that test locating and identifying information and practicing application of that information. Some examples include: calculating the best deal, and determining production rates and measurements.
Is there a way to determine if my quantitative reasoning skills match my career goals?
What should I expect when using KeyTrain®?
- a short pretest to determine your best starting point for lessons;
- lessons that correspond to concepts covered in levels 1-7 on the WorkKeys® assessment; and
- quizzes following each lesson.
The pretest and lesson quizzes have questions similar to the actual QRA/WorkKeys® Applied Mathematics assessment. When you pass a lesson quiz, you have the option to print a certificate to document completion of that skill level. You can continue working in KeyTrain® to master higher skill levels. If you do not pass the quiz, the program will re-direct you to lessons to help build your skills.
What should I expect when I take the QRA/WorkKeys® Applied Mathematics assessment?
You will have the opportunity to complete practice questions before the actual test launches. After the assessment, you will receive your score, a list of skills you have mastered, and suggestions for improving your skills.
Plan to arrive for the assessment early. You will not be able to take the assessment if you arrive after the start time. The test, setup, practice questions, and final feedback may take up to 1.5 hours.
How will I know my QRA/WorkKeys® Applied Mathematics score?
The certificate will include a list of the skills that correlate to your WorkKeys® level. You must score at a 5 or higher to meet the QR graduation requirement.
What if I do not earn a score of 5 or higher on the QRA/WorkKeys® Applied Mathematics assessment?
Students are allowed to take the QRA/WorkKeys® Applied Mathematics twice per semester. You must wait a minimum of two weeks between your first and second attempt. You must prove that you have passed a level 5 or higher quiz in KeyTrain® before registering for a second attempt.