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Taking the Office Skills Tests

The Office Skills Tests are offered in room 2024 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC).   Non-students, please call (801) 422-3563 to make appointments.  Students, please go to 2024 WSC to take the tests (appointments are not necessary).  Please bring a photo I.D.  The Office Skills Tests may be required for certain office personnel positions.

  • Non-student final applicants are to take the Office Skills Tests at Brigham Young University.
  • Office Skills Tests are offered on Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, except on University holidays and during the campus Devotional on Tuesdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon.
  • Required Office Skills Tests for a position are requested by departments. There are several Office Skills Tests:
    • Keyboarding (3 minute timed warm-up, 5 minute timed test)
    • Data Entry (5 minute timed test)
    • Alpha and Numeric Filing (10 minutes each, 20 minutes total untimed test)
    • Microsoft Office PowerPoint (30-50 minutes untimed test)
    • Microsoft Office Excel (30-50 minutes untimed test)
    • Microsoft Office Word (30-50 minutes untimed test)
    • 10-Key (3 minute timed warm up, 3 minute timed test)
    • Proofreading 1 and 2 (20 minutes each, 40 minutes total untimed test)
    • Spelling (20 minutes untimed test)
  • If you have any questions, please contact BYU Staff and Administrative Employment Services at (801) 422-3563.

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