NOCTI

National Occupation Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) has developed and validated various occupational competency assessments. NOCTI's objective is the advancement of Career Technical Education and the subsequent creation of a workforce for America. Individuals may receive a maximum of 24 credit hours toward a baccalaureate degree.

NOCTI is currently recruiting for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for its 2014 Revision Series

Learn More and Apply

NOTE: No letter grade is assigned to NOCTI credits-by-exam. They are not part of the cumulative GPA calculation.

Next NOCTI Exam

Spring 2016 (date to be determined)
9:00 am - Noon
Room 412 - White Hall
Parking permits are not required for White Hall parking lot that day.

NOCTI Registration Form

  • NOCTI test may be used for college credit in an approved bachelor's degree program.
  • For NOCTI credit hours to be applied to a KSU transcript, individual must at least be admitted to KSU and may require a minimum of credit hours.
  • The rules and regulations for administering the NOCTI testing shall be taken from the NOCTI "Handbook for Area Center Organization and Administration."
  • Testing costs: Written Test - $300.00; Performance Test - $350.00 plus cost of materials (a check made out to Kent State University is required two to four weeks before the test date).
  • No refunds will be possible once the testing procedure has been initiated.

Send registration to:

Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190, 150 Terrace Drive
School of TLC, Attn: Shonnie Cottrill
Career Technical Teacher Education Program
412 White Hall
Kent, OH 44242-0001

Please feel free to contact our Career Technical Education Department at: 330-672-0671.

Please contact Dr. Patrick J. O'Connor at poconnor@kent.edu or 330-672-0689 with questions about a specific NOCTI test. He will guide you through the NOCTI website to choose which trade area test is most appropriate for you so that you may see a SCOPE (sample questions) of a test. The test name and number must be on the NOCTI application form when you submit it and payment.

For more information about NOCTI, see their website at www.NOCTI.org