Industry and Additional Testing
Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)
Fee: $25 per test (3 tests in battery); $7.20 for practice test (recommended in advance)
BTC offers the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) test as a challenge test to the Introduction to Computers (CAP 101) course required for some programs. To successfully challenge the CAP 101 course, you must pass all three sections of the IC3 Windows 2007/Office 2010 Exams: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. Find more information about the IC3 and test preparation on BTC's IC3 Brochure as well as at www.certiport.com.
Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (HOBET) is required for BTC’s Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs.
- Dental Assisting students will take this test as part of their DEN 100 course, during class time with BTC faculty. The test fee is embedded into the course fees.
- Dental Hygiene students are required to take this test as part of the application process. Pay $40 at the BTC Cashier, BTC Campus Store, or Campus Store Online and bring your receipt and photo ID to testing in the Assessment Center. Arrive no later than 3 hours before closing on walk-in testing days.
- Non-BTC students are welcome to take the HOBET test and have their scores transferred to another college.
- For test preparation, visit http://www.testprepreview.com/hobet_practice.htm.
LPN Step Assessment
BTC’s Nursing program requires the completion of the LPN Step Assessment for BTC’s PN graduates transitioning from LPN to the Registered Nursing Program. The LPN Step is based on the following areas: Adult Medical Surgical, Fundamentals, Management, Maternal Newborn, Mental Health, Nursing Care of Children, Nutrition, and Pharmacology. All items are tied directly to the NCLEX-PN® Test Plan. The proctored assessment consists of 150 questions, to be completed in 3 hours. The testing fee is $30, payable at the BTC Cashier, BTC Campus Store, or Campus Store Online. Arrive no later than 3 hours before closing on walk-in testing days, and have your receipt and photo ID.
Interest, aptitude and other similar tests are administered by advisors and counselors in group or individual settings. Contact the Admissions and Student Resource Center to schedule at 360-752-8345 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Assessment Center offers proctored exams for BTC students taking online classes, as well as for general community. There is a $20 community proctored exam fee for non-BTC students, payable at the BTC Cashier, BTC Campus Store, or Campus Store Online. Students must contact email@example.com to arrange test material delivery prior to testing.