• Multnomah County Adult Care Home – English Competency Testing

  • Those interested in becoming an Adult Care Home Operator or Resident Manager are required to take an assessment to demonstrate English Competency, and may be required for some caregivers. This test is offered at two Mt. Hood Community College locations:

    • Gresham Campus - Testing Services
    • Maywood Campus - Community Skills Center

    What to Expect

    You will be taking a Reading and Listening test, both of which are administered on computer. The test can take up to 4 hours to complete. Please arrive at the testing location at least 4 hours before closing.

    How to Register

    1. You must have an MHCC ID# before you can test. To obtain a number, complete the General Admission Application at least 2 business days before you wish to take your test. Your ID# will be emailed to you as soon as it is assigned.
      1. Visit https://my.mhcc.edu/ics/admissions
      2. Click on General Admission Application
    2. Pay your non-refundable testing fee by clicking here. Each test is $5.00 and you must take both tests (reading and listening). Print your receipt and bring it with you.

    Testing Times

    Testing is done on a drop-in basis. Each location has different operating hours, so please be sure to verify the hours associated with your chosen location (to the right).

    Where To Go

    Gresham Campus
    Testing Services
    26000 SE Stark St.
    Gresham, OR 97030
    Building 13, Room 2335


    Maywood Campus
    Community Skills Center
    10100 NE Prescott
    Portland, OR 97220

    What To Bring

    • Photo ID
    • Your Payment Receipt

    What happens next?

    1. You will receive a copy of your test results immediately upon completion
    2. MHCC will also send a copy of your results to Multnomah County
    3. Retests, if necessary, are $5 per section.

    Questions? Contact Us