The Foster Testing office is here to provide testing opportunities in the areas of military professional testing, high school equivalency (GED), college proctored testing, career entrance qualification exams, as well as professional certification and licensure testing. We invite you to stop by to explore the many resources available to you. We can also be contacted via email at FosterTesting@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org.
MCCS Education Centers are Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers. We can administer a wide variety of exams including, but not limited to, financial management exams, medical certifications, information technology/cybersecurity exams, and more. For a complete list of available Pearson VUE exams, please visit Pearson Vue's website. Also available are AMP/PSI exams. Please inquire with us for further details by emailing email@example.com.
All tests are by appointment only. Service members are recommended to register in advance. On the day of the exam service members must be in uniform of the day and show their military ID at Check-in. Check-in for military testing will start at 0745. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please email FosterTesting@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org or call 645-3944/2469.
Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)
This in-service equivalent of the ASVAB measures aptitudes and abilities necessary for a Marine’s or Sailor’s successful performance on the job and during formal school training. The AFCT is a computer-based exam and can take up to three hours. An authorization letter is required to test. Marines will not be retested earlier than six (6) months following the most recent retest.
The Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) is available to help you build your academic skills before taking the AFCT/ASVAB. The course is self-paced and free of charge. You can register at Home | DANTES (petersons.com).
Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)
This exam is designed to aid in the selection of personnel for language school training. It measures individuals’ aptitude to learn a new language and is 82 minutes in length. Registration is required by contacting the Foster Testing office at 645-3944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)
This exam is designed to determine proficiency in a specific foreign language. College credit is recommended based on the level of proficiency. Specialized language testing can be requested if computer-based exams are not available. The DLPT is computer-based and can take up to six hours to complete. Registration is required by contacting the Foster Testing office at 645-3944 or email email@example.com.
Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
This test is conducted in the form of an interview via phone conversation for the purpose of measuring oral proficiency in a specific language. Testing will ONLY take place at the Foster Testing office. The OPI can be used as an alternative to DLPT when there is no DLPT for the language being tested. Please contact the Foster Testing office at 645-3944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Scores will get posted to MOL.
Aviation Selection Test Battery (ASTB)
This exam is used in the selection process for all Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard aviation programs and other select officer programs and can take up to five hours to complete. The OAR (a portion of the ASTB) is also available. To test you will need your military ID and your social security card.
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
TABE stands for Test of Adult Basic Education and includes reading, language and math subtests. This test is available upon request for those seeking to request lateral moves into counter-intelligence or EOD.
https://mysat.collegeboard.org/login - OCSI’s SAT Test Center Code is 67244
https://www.act.org/ - OCSI’s ACT Test Center Code is 872640
The SAT can also be taken digitally. Before you take the digital SAT, you will need to run Bluebook on your device. For more information on taking the SAT digitally please visit: https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/digital.
- 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433) (Americas Region)
- +852 3077 4923 (APAC)
- 0044 (0) 161 855 7440 (EMEA)
GED Study Materials
GED study materials can be found at the local library or online. Here are some of the online resources to get you started.
- Free practice tests and e-books are available from EBSCO Learning Express (DoD MWR Library) and can be accessed via https://www.learningexpresshub.com/ProductEngine/LELIndex.html#/learningexpresslibrary/libraryhome
(Contact your local MCCS library for access code)
- The Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) helps build and refresh basic math and verbal skills. Access to OASC is free for the military community and can be accessed by creating an account at https://dantes.petersons.com/
- MyGED® Dashboard: Learn more about the test, policies, and try sample test questions at:https://ged.com/
- Official GED Marketplace: (some fees apply) www.GEDmarketplace.com