School of Applied Technology

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude (ASVAB) Test Preparation (KASV)

Hours vary depending on student needs.

This program is designed to assist students in preparing for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). The scores on this test battery can qualify candidates for certain jobs and training in the armed forces.

Instruction is concentrated in the ten ASVAB areas:

  • General science
  • Arithmetic reasoning
  • Word knowledge
  • Paragraph comprehension
  • Numerical operations
  • Coding speed
  • Auto and shop information
  • Mathematics knowledge
  • Mechanical comprehension
  • Electronics information

Resource materials and instructors are available for individual lessons and practice before taking the test. Reading and test-taking strategies are presented to reduce test anxiety and encourage confidence. Practice tests will be administered to measure the student’s readiness for completing the exam.

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $134.40 for each 64-hour course needed
  • Student Fees: $9.60 per each 64-hour course
  • Lab Fees: $20.00 for KALL 0110 & $5 for KABR 0115
  • Books: $88.00

Total Estimated Cost: $545.00 – $833.00
(subject to change without notice) 

Financial Aid



TABE must be administered within the past 90 days.

         • Reading: 5.0
         • Math: 5.0

Available Class Schedules

South City Campus

Room As Assigned
1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mon - Thu 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

Demonstrates knowledge of specific vocational information as defined by the ASVAB test

1 – Acquire Substantive Knowledge

Demonstrates knowledge of language arts information required for the ASVAB test

2 – Communicate Effectively

Demonstrates knowledge of mathematical skills required for the ASVAB test.

3 – Develop Quantitative Literacy

4 – Think Critically and Creatively


5 – Civic Engagement

Demonstrates ability to work on materials, tests assigned in professional, constructive manner

6 – Work Professionally and Constructively


7 – Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Courses & Hours:

Minimum two to four hours per day, as arranged



Clock Hours



KALL 0110

Integrated Learning Lab



KABM 0115




KABR 0115




KGED 0600

GED Test Preparation




Students who score 8.0 or higher in comprehension and vocabulary take:

         • Math (KABM 0115), SCIL lab (KALL 0110), and KGED 0600

Students who score < 8.0 in comprehension and vocabulary take:

         • Math (KABM 0115), Reading (KABR 0115) and SCIL lab (KALL 0110). 

In the Reading class, the ASVAB student will work on the ASVAB materials two days a week and the reading program two days per week. 

In the GED class, the ASVAB student will work on the ASVAB materials each day.

Department Contact Info

South City Campus
1575 S State Street
Salt Lake City, UT  84115 

General Information

Program Information

Academic Advisor
Veronica Medina

Program Faculty

Assistant Professors
Martha Hess