Sample Test Information (for Candidates)

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Resource Description
  1. Login to www.nims-skills.org then click Testing Center.
  2. Click on Take Test in the top gray toolbar.
  • Can’t find Take Test in the gray toolbar? Make sure you are in the Candidate role to proceed. You can verify the role you are in by looking at the top right corner of the page where you will see your current role. Click this for instructions on how to switch roles.
  1. Under Sample Test section, click on click here. This will direct you to the Sample Test page.
  • Please note that we do not have sample tests for all of our credentials.  Available sample tests are:
    • Drill Press I
    • Grinding I
    • Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout
    • Measurement, Materials, & Safety
    • Metalforming I
    • Milling I
    • Turning I
  • A Proctor is not needed to take the sample test.
  1. Click Take Test next to your selected Sample Test.