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If you were looking for the Idaho Apprentice progam pages, please go to Apprenticeship.

Please see The Idaho CTE Assessment Guide for Idaho-specific information. If you are a teacher or administrator in Idaho and you are ready to test, please follow the steps for the Assessment Process by clicking on the main steps below. Menu options in the left column provide additional important details. Preparation for the administration of testing is a multi-step experience and requires processing time.



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Types of tests that CTECS offers Idaho:

All tests currently available have been listed below with descriptions and prices. Tests for all programs are not yet available.

Note on tests in Pilot stage! Tests in Pilot stage are in development and participants are by invitation only.  Please contact Dona Orr, dona.orr@cte.idaho.gov.  Idaho Career and Technical Education.

 
Workplace Readiness Skills Assessment Technical Skills Assessments (TSAs)

Cost per form of test:

  • Cost paid by Idaho CTE when taken by the last day of February, 2018
  • WRS Post-Test: $10

No WRS Pre-Tests or Retakes are offered at this time.

 

 

Cost per form of test:

  • Cost paid by Idaho CTE when taken by the last day of April, 2018
  • Post-Test: $8 (The official end-of-program assessment or TSA)
  • Pre-Test: $6 (Cannot replace the TSA, no cut score)
  • Retake: $8 (paid by locality, one only, available after at least two weeks of failed TSA post-test)

 

 

100-item, multiple-choice

60-minute timed test

Standard of mastery: 75% 

See the Workplace Readiness Skills Assessment under Services for more. Click Purchase/Ordering to get started with testing.

Post-Tests (TSAs): Beginning November 15, 2017, the following can be used as the approved end-of-program (100-item, multiple-choice, 60-minute timed) assessment under the following titles:

  • Idaho Administrative Services (Standard of mastery: 70%)
  • Idaho Accounting (Standard of mastery: 75%)
  • Idaho Agribusiness (Standard of mastery: 55%)
  • Idaho Animal Science (Standard of mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Automotive Technology (Standard of mastery: 64%)
  • Idaho Business Management (Standard of mastery: 65%)
  • Idaho Cabinetry and Millwork (Standard of mastery: 65%)
  • Idaho Collision Repair (Standard of mastery: 66%)
  • Idaho Culinary Arts (Standard of mastery: 70%)
  • Idaho Dental Assisting (Standard of mastery: 61%)
  • Idaho Diesel Technology (Standard of mastery: 60%)
  • Idaho Digital Communications (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Drafting and Design (Standard of mastery: 70%)
  • Idaho Early Childhood Education (Standard of mastery: 66%)
  • Idaho Electronics Technology (Standard of mastery: 66%)
  • Idaho Graphic Design (Standard of mastery: 65%)
  • Idaho Hospitality and Tourism (Standard of mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Industrial Mechanics (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Law Enforcement (Standard of mastery: 63%)
  • Idaho Marketing (Standard of mastery: 73%)
  • Idaho Media Technology--Broadcasting (Standard of mastery: 67%)
  • Idaho Media Technology--Commercial Photography (Standard of Mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Networking Support (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Nursing Assistant (Standard of mastery: 73%)
  • Idaho Ornamental Horticulture (Standard of mastery: 60%)
  • Idaho Physical Therapy (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Plant and Soil (Standard of mastery: 60%)
  • Idaho Precision Machining (Standard of mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Pre-Engineering Technology (Standard of mastery: 71%)
  • Idaho Programming and Software Development (Standard of mastery: 64%)
  • Idaho Residential Construction (Standard of mastery: 72%)
  • Idaho Small Engine Repair / Power Sports (Standard of mastery: 63%)
  • Idaho Web Design and Development (Standard of mastery: 67%)
  • Idaho Welding (Standard of mastery: 70%)

Click Purchase/Ordering to get started with testing.

Retakes of Post-Test (TSAs): The following can be used as the approved end-of-program (100-item, multiple-choice, 60-minute timed) assessment under the following titles:

  • Idaho Administrative Services (Standard of mastery: 70%)
  • Idaho Accounting (Standard of mastery: 75%)
  • Idaho Agribusiness (Standard of mastery: 55%)
  • Idaho Animal Science (Standard of mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Automotive Technology (Standard of mastery: 64%)
  • Idaho Business Management (Standard of mastery: 65%)
  • Idaho Cabinetry and Millwork (Standard of mastery: 65%)
  • Idaho Collision Repair (Standard of mastery: 66%)
  • Idaho Culinary Arts (Standard of mastery: 70%)
  • Idaho Dental Assisting (Standard of mastery: 61%)
  • Idaho Diesel Technology (Standard of mastery: 60%)
  • Idaho Digital Communications (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Drafting and Design (Standard of mastery: 70%)
  • Idaho Early Childhood Education (Standard of mastery: 66%)
  • Idaho Electronics Technology (Standard of mastery: 66%)
  • Idaho Graphic Design (Standard of mastery: 65%)
  • Idaho Hospitality and Tourism (Standard of mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Industrial Mechanics (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Law Enforcement (Standard of mastery: 63%)
  • Idaho Marketing (Standard of mastery: 73%)
  • Idaho Media Technology--Broadcasting (Standard of mastery: 67%)
  • Idaho Media Technology--Commercial Photography (Standard of Mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Networking Support (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Nursing Assistant (Standard of mastery: 73%)
  • Idaho Ornamental Horticulture (Standard of mastery: 60%)
  • Idaho Physical Therapy (Standard of mastery: 62%)
  • Idaho Plant and Soil (Standard of mastery: 60%)
  • Idaho Precision Machining (Standard of mastery: 68%)
  • Idaho Pre-Engineering Technology (Standard of mastery: 71%)
  • Idaho Programming and Software Development (Standard of mastery: 64%)
  • Idaho Residential Construction (Standard of mastery: 72%)
  • Idaho Small Engine Repair / Power Sports (Standard of mastery: 63%)
  • Idaho Web Design and Development (Standard of mastery: 67%)
  • Idaho Welding (Standard of mastery: 70%)

Pre-Tests: The Pre-Test window has closed and will reopen in the Fall. These tests are available September 11 - October 6, 2017 for Pre-tests (intended for concentrators):

  • (Pretest) Idaho Administrative Services
  • (Pretest) Idaho Accounting
  • (Pretest) Idaho Agribusiness
  • (Pretest) Idaho Animal Science
  • (Pretest) Idaho Automotive Technology
  • (Pretest) Idaho Collision Repair
  • (Pretest) Idaho Culinary Arts
  • (Pretest) Idaho Diesel Technology
  • (Pretest) Idaho Drafting and Design
  • (Pretest) Idaho Electronics Technology
  • (Pretest) Idaho Graphic Design
  • (Pretest) Hospitality and Tourism
  • (Pretest) Idaho IT Networking Support
  • (Pretest) Idaho Marketing
  • (Pretest) Idaho Ornamental Horticulture
  • (Pretest) Idaho Precision Machining
  • (Pretest) Idaho Pre-Engineering Technology
  • (Pretest) Idaho Programming and Software Development
  • (Pretest) Idaho Welding