The California Basic Educational Skills Test™ (CBEST®) is one of the requirements for individuals seeking to obtain a California Teaching credential or substitute permit. California Education Code Sections 44252 and 44252.6 specify that candidates must demonstrate, in English, proficiency in basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills.
CBEST test specifications, including information about the skills eligible for testing in each section, are available on the CBEST website at: CBEST Test Specifications
VCOE does not administer the CBEST Exam. To register for the exam, please follow this link:
CTC CBEST Exam Registration