Fact Sheet
Level 3 Career Assessment
(not mandated by regulation)

What

The Level 3 Career Assessment (situational assessment) is a comprehensive career assessment that utilizes work, real or simulated, as the basis for assessment.

Who

Generally, these assessment instruments are appropriate for students with the following learning styles:

When

When needed, by age 16 if possible (after a Level 1 Career Assessment has been performed).

Why

The Level 3 Career Assessment is used to obtain additional information when the structured collection of information from the Level 1 Career Assessment is NOT sufficient to make a career programming decision

AND

This style of evaluation is appropriate for the studentís abilities, disability and learning style.

The Level 3 Assessment may also be used if a Level 2 Career Assessment did not yield sufficient information to make a career programming decision.

Note: A Level 3 Assessment may be done without performing a Level 2 assessment. The tool that best matches the students learning styles should be used.