Nebraska Tests

Welcome to the Nebraska tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Nebraska in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving tests.

Academic Tests

Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS) - Nebraska students take the NSCAS tests in English language arts and math every year in grades 3-8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.

Professional Tests

Nebraska Electrician Licensing Exam - Find out how to become a licensed electrician in Nebraska.

Nebraska Nursing Assistant and Nurse Aide Guide - Find information on the qualifications to work as a nursing assistant or nurse aide in Nebraska.

Nebraska Medical Assistant Certification Exam - Find information on how to become certified or registered as a medical assistant in Nebraska.

Nebraska Professional Counselor Licensing Exam - Find information on the qualifications to become a licensed professional counselor in Nebraska, with NCE exam details.

Nebraska Nurse Licensing Exam - Find information on the qualifications to become a registered nurse in Nebraska.

Nebraska Massage Therapist Exam and Licensing - Find information on how to become a licensed massage therapist in Nebraska.

Nebraska Life and Health Insurance Agent Exam - Find information on what is required to become a licensed life and health insurance sales agent in Nebraska.

Nebraska Plumbing Exams and Licensure - Find information on testing and licensing requirements to become a plumber in Nebraska.

Nebraska Abstractors Tests and Licensing - Certified abstractors in Nebraska take a licensing exam administered by the Abstractors boards of examiners. It has four sections: General Knowledge, County Court, District Court and Legal Descriptions. The exam is given in May and October. Applicants must have a year of experience to take the test.

Nebraska Pesticide Applicator Tests and Licensing - A commercial pesticide applicator has to pass both a general standards exam and a category-specific exam. The former assesses an applicant's knowledge of general pesticide application principles, while the latter assesses an applicant's knowledge of a specific type of application. All applicants must score 70 percent or better on both exams.

Nebraska Barbers Tests and Licensing - Barbers have to take an exam given by the Nebraska Board of Barber Examiners. They must also graduate from an approved barbering school. The exam covers barber equipment, laws, shop management, ethics, sanitation, procedures and similar topics. All applicants must pay the Board $190 in order to take the exam.

Nebraska Electrician Contractors Exams and Licensure - Electrical Contractors and Journeyman Electricians both have to take the State Electrical Board's licensing exam. The test is based on the 2008 National Electrical Code. Contractors must pay $250 and Journeymen must pay $50 to take the exam. A training session is conducted before each exam.

Driver's Tests

Nebraska Driving Tests - New drivers in Nebraska are required to pass a vision test, a written exam and a driving test to receive a full license. The written exam is waived for applicants who hold a learner's permit. Teens are issued a provisional license. New Nebraska residents must pass a vision screening.

Nebraska Motorcycle Tests - Applicants for a motorcycle license in Nebraska have to pass a multiple-choice knowledge test and an on-cycle skills test. The knowledge test is based on questions from the motorcycle manual.

Nebraska Commerical Driving Tests - Nebraska requires CDL applicants to pass three tests. The vision and knowledge exams must be passed before an applicant can take the CDL skills test. The latter is given by a state-approved third party tester.