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NOCTI Assessments

The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) is a leading provider of occupational competency assessments and services, dedicated to providing relevant quality products and services for the assessment of workforce competence. NOCTI's products and services include:

  • job and task analysis,
  • test development,
  • written and performance assessments,
  • scoring services and
  • specialized reporting.

Select from over 170 standardized technical tests in a variety of occupational fields or NOCTI can customize assessments for your organization’s specific needs.

NOCTI has assessments in a variety of subject areas.  A list of tests available, along with critical core competencies for each is available through NOCTI’s web site ( A  customized assessment can be developed if you do not find what you need.

NOCTI offers three types of assessments:

  • Industrial Assessments- individuals with three or more years of work experience in a specific industrial occupation such as maintenance mechanic.
  • Job Ready Assessments - individuals who have completed training/education in the occupation.
  • Experienced Worker Assessments - individuals who have three or more years of work experience in addition to training in the occupation.

To prepare for the assessments, NOCTI provides a sample assessment which provides a list of critical core competencies, along with the number of questions on written test, number of jobs for performance test, administration time, and sample questions.

An individual score report is provided for each test taker. Successful participants receive a certificate of completion from NOCTI.


Industrial Assessments

Die Making
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance
General Industrial - Mechanical
General Technical Skills
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Instrumentation and Control
Instrumentation and Electrician Technician
Lead Maintenance
Master Machine Repair
General Maintenance

Maintenance Mechanic
Maintenance and Repair Mechanic
Industrial Mechanic
Maintenance Technician
Manufacturing Technician
Machine Repair
Mechanical Systems
Mechanical and Fluid Power Maintenance
Mechanical Maintenance

Job Ready Assessments

Accounting Complete
Administrative Assisting
Advertising Design
Agriculture Mechanics
Air Cooled Gas Engine Repair
Appliance Repair
Architectural Drafting
Audio-Visual Communications
Auto Diesel Mechanics
Automotive Technician Basic
Automotive Technician Complete
Building Construction Occupations
Building Trades Maintenance
Business Information Processing
Clothing and Textiles Management and Production
Collision Repair
Collision Repair / Refinishing Technology
Commercial Foods
Computer Networking Fundamentals
Computer Programming
Computer Repair Technology
Computer Technology
Construction Electricity
Construction Masonry- Brick
Construction Masonry- Block
Construction Masonry- Stone
Criminal Justice
Dental Assisting
Dental Lab Technology
Diesel Engine Mechanics
Early Childhood Care and Education
Electrical Construction
Electrical Occupations
Electronic Product Servicing
Electronic Technology

Food Production Management and Services
Forestry Products and Processing 
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
Heavy Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Home Health Aide
Horticulture- Olericulture
Hospitality Management-Lodging
Hospitality Management-Food & Beverage
Industrial Electricity
Industrial Electronics
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Manufacturing Technology
Marine Mechanics
Medical Assisting
Metalworking and Fabrication
Motorcycle Mechanics
Nursing Assisting
Painting and Decorating
Practical Nursing
Precision Machining
Production Agriculture
Refinishing Technology
Retail Commercial Baking
Retail Trades
Robotics Technology
Sheet Metal
Technical Drafting
Television Broadcasting
Truck and Bus Mechanics
Visual Communication
Warehousing Services
Workplace Readiness


Experienced Worker Assessments

Air Cooled Gas Engine Repair
Appliance Repair
Architectural Drafting
Audio Visual Communications Technology
Automotive Technician
Building and Home Maintenance Services
Building Construction Occupations
Building Trades Maintenance
Cabinetmaking and Millwork
Collision Repair
Collision Repair / Refinishing Technology
Computer Programming
Computer Technology
Diesel Engine Repair
Diesel Mechanics
Drafting Occupations
Early Childhood Care
Electrical Construction
Electrical Installation
Electromechanical Technology
Electronics Communications
Electronic Product Servicing
Electronics Technology
Graphic Imaging Technology
Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning
Heating, Ventilation, AC & Refrigeration

Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Hospitality Management-Food & Beverage Option
Hospitality Management-Lodging Option
Industrial Electrician
Industrial Electronics
Industrial Technology
Marine Mechanics
Materials Handling
Mechanical Technology
Metalworking Occupations
Microcomputer Repair
Motorcycle Mechanics
Painting and Decorating
Precision Machining
Quantity Food Preparation
Quantity Foods
Refinishing Technology
Retail Commercial Baking
Retail Trades
Scientific Data Processing
Sheet Metal
Technical Drafting
Tool and Die Making


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