Paraprofessional Test Prep & WorkKeys Test | Southwestern Illinois College

Candidates interested in employment as a paraprofessional must apply and meet the requirements outlined by the Illinois State Board of Education. Southwestern Illinois College offers preparation classes for the ACT WorkKeys assessment and proctors the online version of the ACT WorkKeys assessment each spring, summer and fall.

Paraprofessional Test Prep Class


There are no class dates currently scheduled. Class dates will be listed here once they are scheduled.

NOW HIRING PARAPROFESSIONAL TEST PREP INSTRUCTORS! INTERESTED CANDIDATES PLEASE EMAIL QUALIFICATIONS TO COMMUNITYEDUCATION@SWIC.EDU.

Paraprofessional Test Prep Class Information

  • The class is not required to take the WorkKeys Paraprofessional Test
  • Cost:  $105.00 (Class $80 plus Book/Handout Fees – $25.00)
  • Registration Deadline: TBA
  • Last Day to Cancel and Receive a Refund: TBA
  • All classes and tests require advance registration and payment

ACT WorkKeys Paraprofessional Test


Southwestern Illinois College proctors the online version of the Applied Math and the Workplace Documents portions of the ACT WorkKeys assessment. Advanced registration is required to take the test.

Upcoming Test Dates

There are no test dates currently scheduled. Test dates will be listed here once they are scheduled. Contact your local Regional Office of Education for alternate test sites.

ACT WorkKeys Paraprofessional Test Information

  • Cost:  $50.00 ($25 per Test Section)
  • Payment can be made in advance or at the time of the test in cash or check only.
  • Registration Deadline: TBA
  • Qualifying Applied Math Score: 4
  • Qualifying Workplace Documents Score: 4
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled test.

Call 618-222-5200 or 866-942-SWIC (7942), ext. 5200 for more information.

For comments, questions or suggestions, email communityeducation@swic.edu.