Animal Care Aide

Offered in Nanaimo or Cowichan (depending on demand)

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The following areas will be covered in the assessment for the above program:

Area of Study

Minimum Score



Reading Comprehension


30 questions – multiple choice

40 minutes



30 questions – multiple choice. Identify correct usage in sentences (pronouns, verbs, transition words), spelling, capitalization and punctuation.

30 minutes



30 questions on operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percent and word problems.

60 minutes

Approximate time: 2 1/2 Hours - A calculator is permitted. A dictionary is not permitted.

Resources to help you prepare for your assessment:

Reading Comprehension Study Guide and Practice Test

Grammar and Punctuation Practice Assessment

Grammar and Punctuation Study Guide 1: Pronouns

Grammar and Punctuation Study Guide 2: Subjects and Verbs

Grammar and Punctuation Study Guide 3: Punctuation

Spelling Study Guide

Business Math Practice Assessment

Business Math Study Guide 1 - Decimals

Business Math Study Guide 2 - Fractions

Business Math Study Guide 3 - Percentages

Business Math Study Guide 4 - Units of Measurement

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