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Professional Certification Testing Center

NCTA-Certified Test CenterThe Professional Certification Testing Center (PCTC) is currently open on a very limited basis by appointment only.

About our testing center

Our state-of-the-art testing facility offers high-stakes certification and licensure examinations to TCC students and to community members.

We strive to excel at administering examinations in a uniformly secure, high-quality, service-oriented fashion. We adhere to National College Testing Association (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Have questions?

The PCTC staff is available for questions:

What exams can I take?

Currently, we are offering only the following exams

  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) and Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) exams
  • Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) computer-based exams
  • Proctored exams for other institutions
  • FAA Airman Exams—at a later date

Professional Certification & Licensure Examinations

Scheduled Through Test Provider

To register for this exam

  1. Contact your test provider to register, schedule, and pay for your test.
  2. Come to the Professional Certification Testing Center on your scheduled exam day.
    • Bring all required documentation.

Scheduled Through Our Test Center

To register for these exams

  1. Complete qualifying requirements for your test.
  2. Email us to schedule your test:
  3. Pay proctor fee of $25—money order only.

Proctored Examinations

We also proctor computer-based tests (CBT) and paper-and-pencil examinations for anyone in the community who is taking online courses offered by colleges and universities located outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

  • How: By appointment only
  • Cost: $25
    • Payable by money order only
    • Valid identification—driver’s license or passport—required

About the Professional Certification Testing Center


Northwest Campus
WCTS 1148


Park in the South Parking Lot A or South Parking Lot B and walk to the WCTS building. Please follow our mapListen to avoid the construction zones.

Hours of Operation

Regular Hours

  • Monday—Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Please note: Our testing hours may differ from our office hours.

Center Amenities

  • Individual testing carrels
  • Personal item lockers
  • Check-in area



Northwest Campus

Professional Certification Testing Center
WCTS 1148
Fax: 817-515-7650

Updated January 11, 2021