Public Safety Training

Compass Exam

Prior to Admission into SCC-PSTC programs student are required to successfully complete the Compass Exam.  Below is listed the programs of study requiring this exam prior to enrollment.
Program Reading Comprehension
Compass Score
Math Compass Score Writing Compass Score
BLET 77+    
EMT- Basic 77+    
EMT - Intermediate 81+ 45+ pre-algebra 70+
EMT - Paramedic 81+ 45+ pre-algebra 70+
Fire Academy 77+    
Medical Responder 77+    
The charge for this exam if being administered for entry into one of the PSTC programs of study is $5.00.

If you are requesting this exam be administered for entry into a program outside of the PSTC programs of study please check the NON-SCC Training under the Area of Testing. If administered for this purpose the charge is $20.00.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete your paperwork. Payment is check/credit card or exact amount in cash.

If you need further assistance please call 828.306.7042, Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. This exam will be administered at SCC - Public Safety Training (driving directions).

No cell phones are allowed in the testing environment. 

Registration Form – (For Dates, Times and to Register) Prior-Registration required to sit for exam.

Compass Sample Questions