Testing Services


Welcome to Testing Services at Northshore Technical Community College


What we do
Testing Services offers opportunities for current and prospective students, area residents, distance learners and professionals to complete standardized exams and proctored tests in an environment conducive to testing designed to be secure, professional, and distraction free.
E-mail us at testingservices@northshorecollege.edu for more information about scheduling exams and proctoring sessions.
Testing Services administers standardized exams at several of our campus locations including Bogalusa, Hammond and Lacombe. Please visit www.northshorecollege.edu/contactus for more information.
(985) 732-6640 ext 177 
Update: Northshore Technical Community College has relocated all operations from the Koop Drive location in Mandeville, Louisiana. Please contact the specific examination vendor to reschedule an exam.  
What You Need to Know Before Scheduling a Test
What exams are offered at your Testing Center?
Testing Services currently offers the following exams:
Praxis  (Pending)
Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors Exams
and Proctored Exams.
Visit the hyperlinks below to register and learn more about the tests we offer.
Please continue to visit our website as we update our test offerings.
How can I register for a test?
In order to register for an exam, you may visit the website of the specific exam. In some cases you are able to schedule and pay for the exam through the test product’s website. In other cases you may need to also contact testingservices@northshorecollege.edu to schedule and pay for test and /or the administrative fee.
How much will it cost?
The costs of exams will vary based on the exam being given. Please refer to the testing vendor to inquire about the cost of various exams. The administration fee for proctored tests is $30.
What should I bring on Test Day?
A valid government issued ID is required. Generally speaking cell phones are not permitted in the Testing Center. Depending upon the particular exam given, calculators may or may not be permitted. The exact items needed for test day is outlined by the specific test that is being administered. All testers are advised to dress in layers for personal comfort. 
Are Refunds Available?
Testing Candidates must inquire with the testing vendor to inquire about refunds and or rescheduling exams  with the exception of proctoring.
For proctoring only, testing Center fees are non-refundable. Tests can be rescheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance by contacting testingservices@northshorecollege.edu. Our proctoring policy is provided for potential examinees review before proctoring services are conducted. 



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