EMS Reading Test

Yavapai College requires a reading test for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program.


About the reading proficiency tests

Individuals must demonstrate their reading proficiency by taking the reading portion of the COMPASS computer-based reading test. The COMPASS test is untimed. The average time taken is approximately thirty minutes. The ASSET reading test is timed and takes twenty-five minutes.


Test By Appointment

  • Prescott (928) 776-2200
  • Prescott Valley (928) 717-7911
  • Chino Valley (928) 717-7720
  • Verde (928) 634-6561 or 6563
  • Sedona (928) 649-4265

Additional information: bring a photo ID to the test, know your YC student ID number (your Y number), there is no fee for Yavapai College students.


Resource Links

YC EMS program information