Contact

Testing and Assessment Center


Commercial Avenue 215 
2125 Commercial Avenue
Madison WI 53704 
(608) 246-5220

Downtown D205 
211 North Carroll Street
Madison WI 53703 
(608) 246-5220

FORT ATKINSON 
Main Office
(920) 568-7200

Portage 
Main Office
(608) 745-3100

Reedsburg 
Main Office
(608) 524-7800

South
Main Office
(608) 243-4200

TRUAX D2603 
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704
(608) 246-5220 

Watertown 
Main Office
(920) 206-8000

Email

Apprenticeship Testing

Apprenticeship programs that require testing can be taken at Madison College. The tests that are required depend on which apprenticeship you have an interest in. Please visit Madison College Apprenticeships for more information.

View the Placement Testing calendar to register.

EXAM COMPONENTS
  • Photo I.D. is required.
  • Test sessions are 1 to 3 hours.
  • Indicate Apprenticeship program when registering for your exam.

Components of the Exam

The Apprenticeship exams may include all or some of the following areas:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Skills
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra
PREPARATION

We encourage you to prepare for the exam. A number of resources are available on the CollegeBoard website.

Here are some additional resources:

Student Achievement Center offers in person study help. You will need to have a Madison College student ID number to receive tutoring services. 

The library provides study resources including online tutoring (Brainfuse), SkillSurfer, and LearningExpress library.

FEES
  • The cost is $5 for each component, which includes up to four sections of the exam series (Reading, Sentence Skills, Elementary Algebra and Arithmetic). Fees will be billed to your student account.
  • Retests are $5 for each component and allowed only once within two years. Subsequent retests must be approved by an academic advisor or Testing staff.
  • Students are encouraged to make payments as soon as possible after testing to avoid delay in acceptance in the apprenticeship program. Payment is accepted at all campuses except the Commercial Avenue site.
  • For financial hardship cases, contact the Testing Center to inquire about a test fee waiver. Limited waivers are available and qualifying documentation will be required.
FAQ

How are scores submitted to my apprenticeshp?

The Madison College Apprenticeship Office will send scores to the Apprenticeship office that you indicated on your test registration. Scores will not be submitted until fees are paid.

Where can I take the apprenticeship test?

Testing is available at all Madison College campuses. See placement testing calendar for specific dates.

How do I request a transcript of my apprenticeship placement scores?

Students must not have an outstanding financial obligation to Madison College or credentials will not be processed until the hold is released by Madison College. You must submit a completed Test Score Record Request Form (PDF, 382KB) to the Testing & Assessment Center either in-person, by mail or fax.