Certification & Licensure Testing Center

The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College is a test site for many exam sponsors and offers computer-based certification and licensure examinations in a comfortable, secure and dependable environment at the Oak Forest Center.

Pearson VUE Testing Center – at a Pearson VUE test site, exams are administered for many professions such as AHIMA, Amazon, Cisco, ILTS (Educators), GED®, CompTIA, The American College, Federal Secret Service, Fire Science, CDA (Dieticians) and Sports Medicine.
Exam scheduling at BCI Pearson VUE site is through each website, such as:

Exam scheduling for ACT, Certiport & MSSC is by appointment only at: BCI Certification Testing Center, bci@ssc.edu or 708-225-6055.

ACT WorkKeys® basic skills assessments demonstrate competence in “real world” skills that employers believe are critical to job success.

  • Paraprofessional (teacher assistant) seeking a license to work in an educational institution can choose to take the WorkKeys® as a requirement in most states.
  • Individuals seeking employment can attain a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) based on 3 WorkKeys® skills to measure their probable success in a job.

Certiport exams cover the “Microsoft Office Specialist” (MOS) applications and other online exams through Certiport include Adobe, Autodesk, MTA, IC3 and QuickBooks.

MSSC (Manufacturing Skills Standards Council) assessments in the production and material-handling field for Certified Production Technician (CPT), Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) and Certified Forklift Technician (CFT). Training courses are also available.