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Computer Skills Placement

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Effective 07/03/2017, SJC will start administering the Accuplacer Computer Skills Placement (CSP) test for computer literacy.

The test consists of 70 questions and is based on Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2013. It includes performance-based simulations and multiple-choice question

  • Computer Skills Placement (CSP) assessment covers the following:
    • Basic Concepts of IT
    • Using the Computer and Managing Files
    • Word Processing
    • Spreadsheets
    • Databases
    • Presentations
    • Online Environment

The student has up to 90 minutes to complete the exam once it begins and must answer correctly 70% of the questions to pass the exam.

There is a $20 fee for taking the CSP.

The student may attempt the exam one time. To take the exam, a student must receive an exam request form from an Educational Planner. The form must be completed and taken to the Business Office to pay the $20 exam fee. The Business Office will provide a receipt which the student must present to the Testing Center to schedule and take the exam. Once the exam has been completed, results will be available within 15 minutes at either the Educational Planning, Counseling, and Completion office. 

 

Test Preparation for the Computer Skills Placement