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Iowa Workforce Development
Region 7
Test Applicant Skills

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Test Applicant Skill Levels 

Send your applicants to be tested on a variety of office and business skills. Call us at (319) 235-2123 for more information and to discuss the process.  

A recognized method of testing by State of Iowa and most employers:
 - Word processing 
 - Typing 
 - 10-Key 
 - Data entry

Office Proficiency Assessment and Certification (OPAC) 

OPAC can save your company time and money by helping you hire the right job applicant. 

The professional staff in the Resource Center will test your current or potential applicants. They can also customize the software to meet your company’s needs (i.e. Microsoft Word, Alphabetic Filing, Medical Transcription, etc.). 

OPAC has helped hundreds of companies determine the candidates with the right skills and abilities for the job, and they can help your company too. 





  • Keyboarding 

  • 10-key 

  • Data entry (Vendor/Inventory/Invoice) 


  • Formatting a letter

  • Transcription 

  • Composing minutes 

  • Alphabetic filing 

  • Numeric filing 

  • Proofreading 


  • Bank reconciliation

  • Bank deposit 

  • Petty cash 

  • Basic math


  • Legal and medical keyboarding

  • Legal and medical proofreading

  • Legal and medical terminology

  • Legal and medical transcription

Return To Services For Businesses

For additional information, please contact:

Cedar Valley IowaWORKS
3420 University Avenue
Waterloo, IA  50701

Office Hours: 

8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Thursday

General Services Information:
Voice  (319) 235-2123
Fax     (319) 235-1068

Workforce Investment Act (W.I.A.)
and Promise Jobs Information

Voice  (319) 291-2546
Fax      (319) 291-2651

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