Workforce students entering programs after November 5, 2014, are required to take the TABE Online placement exam. 

TABE is a computer-based placement predictor required for Workforce students.  TABE requires students to be assessed in Reading, Math Computation, Applied Math, Language, Language Mechanics, Vocabulary, and Spelling.

Students must obtain a TABE Ticket for Assessment & Placement from an Academic Advisor prior to visiting the Testing Center to take a TABE exam and pay a $20.00 proctor fee for Health Science and $20.00 for Workforce.  Exams are administered on a walk-in basis during testing center hours.

Students must start TABE exams at least 5 hours before the testing center closes.  Students must present a non-expired picture ID to take a TABE exam.  Calculators are not allowed during TABE exams, the test contains a built in calculator.

All other Testing Room Policies must be followed during TABE exams.

TABE Test Content

Locator Test Number of Items Estimated Testing Time
Reading 50 0:50
Mathematics Computation 40 0:24
Applied Mathematics 50 0:50
Language 55 0:55
Language Mechanics 20 0:14
Vocabulary 20 0:15
Spelling 20 0:10
Total 225 3:34