Offered at Nanaimo & Powell River Campuses

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

Area of Study

Minimum Score

Details

Time

Reading Comprehension

21/30

30 questions (true/false, short answer)

45 min.

Combined Reasoning

18/30

30 multiple choice questions that assess the ability to recognize abstract, spatial and mechanical concepts.

30 min.

Math (calculator is allowed, basic formula table is provided)

21/30

30 questions on:

  • converting from and to metric units & imperial units
  • reading a ruler
  • using Pythagorean Theory
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • decimals
  • fractions
  • percent
  • exponents and square roots- basic
  • word problems
  • geometry: area, perimeter/circumference

60 min.

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

Resources to help you prepare for your assessment:

Reading Comprehension Study Guide and Practice Test

reading_skills_-_assembly.pdf
reading_skills_-_construction.pdf

reading_skills_-_foundry.pdf
reading_skills_-_professional_driver.pdf
reading_skills_-_repair.pdf

Trades Math Practice Test

Trades Math Study Guides

Combined Reasoning Review

Additional Online Resources

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