ACT WorkKeys® Exams for LIT EMS and Fire Academy Program

Prior to enrolling in any Emergency Medical Service Program course, each student must take the WorkKeys® Workplace Documents Assessment (formerly Reading for Information Exam). The exam is a 55 minute computerized exam. Scores are available immediately. See the EMS program director for more information and score requirements.

For additional information or to register for an exam call the LIT Testing Center at 409-241-9701 or 409-247-4978 or visit Eagles' Nest Building Room 115 to set up an appointment. Payment must be made before the exam is administered.

During the summer, the Frank Robinson Center in Silsbee, TX can administer the WorkKeys test. Please call 409-245-8346 for appointments. Payments will be accepted there on the day of the appointment. 

If you need accommodations for the exam, these must be requested well in advance of the test date with Special Populations staff in Student Services at 409-951-5708 visitat Eagles' Nest Building Room 123. If approved, they will coordinate with Testing. Appointments should not be made until you have provided the Testing Coordinator your accommodations letter. Appointments made are subject to be cancelled and rescheduled if accomodations are requested after an appointment is made. 

Testing Procedure

  • Make an appointment.
  • Go to the Cashier windows in the Beeson Building on the Lamar Institute of Technology campus
  • Fill out the neon pink deposit slip and pay the cashier $17
  • Take the payment receipt and pink form to the LIT Testing Center in Eagles' Nest Building Room 115
  • Present valid ID with photo and signature (driver’s license or school ID accepted)