Minnesota Department of Transportation

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St. Paul (Ramsey County) WorkForce Center


St. Paul (Ramsey County)

Schedule a test

  1. Schedule an appointment at a Minnesota WorkForce Center to take the WorkKeys-MnDOT test, which is MnDOT’s computerized math and reading assessment. The WorkKeys-MnDOT test will be referred to as the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).
  2. To qualify for a position, you must pass both tests. You can re-test up to three times per month (as appointments are available).
  3. Call the representative below to make an appointment for the practice test (KeyTrain) and obtain a KeyTrain login and password:

Lana Hogan
Phone: 651-642-0705
Email: lana.hogan@state.mn.us

Nancy White
Phone: 651-642-0721
Email: nancy.white@state.mn.us

St. Paul WorkForce Center
540 Fairview Ave. N
St. Paul, MN 55104-1707
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Prepare for the WorkKeys-MnDOT test

You are encouraged to spend some time preparing for these computerized tests. We recommend using practice tests to build your skills.  As you progress through the levels, you increase your chances of passing future tests. Also, try some other resources such as practice tests and preparation courses.

Test Taking Tips

The WorkKeys website offers information on test-taking tips and suggestions.

Test Scores

Test levels range from Level 3 to Level 7. Once you pass both tests, your scores are good for five years.

Interview Preparation

If we call you for an interview, consider reviewing these interviewing tips before you participate.