Certification and Professional Licensure

Oakton is a certified testing location for ICB, Kryterion, PSI and NATCEP testing. Certiport tests can also be taken here. 

Certiport

Certiport offers certification testing for various software products.

Oakton students completing Microsoft & Quickbooks classes should discuss certification with their instructors. Those who are not in an Oakton program can purchase vouchers from Certiport and take exams at Oakton.

Tests are administered at the Des Plaines Testing Center. Register for an exam here. 

Please call 847.635.1939 or email testingcenter@oakton.edu with any questions.

Constitution*

Illinois residents completing their High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) are required to take the U.S. and Illinois Constitution test. The state has currently paused the administration of the Constitution test. Please refer to the State of Illinois for more information

ICB - Illinois Certification Board

ICB offers certification testing for various counseling and substance abuse professionals.

Oakton students completing the program as well as community members can test at Oakton.

Tests are scheduled through ICB. Oakton charges a $20 proctoring fee.

All ICB testing is administered at the Des Plaines campus.

Kryterion Tests

Kryterion administers testing for various professions. Tests are purchased in advance and scheduled through Kryterion.

Kryterion tests are administered at the Skokie campus.

NATCEP - Illinois Nurse's Aide Certification

The Nurse Assistant Training Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) offers the Nurses Aide Certification Exam.

Oakton students completing the program as well as community members can test at Oakton.

Test takers purchase and register for tests at nurseaidetesting.com.

Tests are given at the Skokie campus.