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Southwest Tech's Testing Center provides a variety of testing services for prospective and current students as well as for members of the community.

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AP Tests

High school students across the country and around the world take AP courses and exams to challenge themselves, explore their interests, and earn college credit and placement.

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ASE Certification Tests

Southwest Tech delivers ASE (The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) Exams. Test candidates must first create an account with ASE and gain an ASE ID number and then register and pay for their exams. Information on this process can be found on the Automotive Service Excellence website. After test candidates have received their ID number and registered, they should call the Testing Center at 608.822.2313 to schedule their appointment.

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CLEP Tests

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) helps students receive college credit for what they already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course.

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GED/HSED Testing

GED and HSED testing allows adult students to receive an equivalent high school diploma. The test consists of four content areas: literacy, mathematics, science and social studies. For Wisconsin students, there is also a civics test.

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Pearson Vue

Pearson Vue provides testing services to over 400 companies and organizations. Southwest Tech is an approved Pearson Vue testing center

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Placement Testing

Students applying for admission to Southwest Tech's associate degree and technical diploma programs may be required to take a placement test to assist in appropriate course placement.

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The Testing Center offers proctoring for online students taking courses that require exams to be proctored. Please contact us to schedule a proctored test.

Depending on your program or courses, there are different options for credit for prior learning. Not all courses will have the option for credit for prior learning.