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To book a keyboard assessment, please contact the campus closest to you:  

Nanaimo Assessment Services

Student Affairs Building (B200)

2nd floor, Room 218

900 - 5th Street, Nanaimo BC V9R 5S5 

Phone: 250-740-6276 Toll free 1-888-920-2221

FAX: 250-740-6615

Email: assessments@viu.ca

Cowichan Campus Assessment Centre

Student Affairs office (Main floor)

2011 University Way, Duncan BC V9L 0C7

Phone: 250-746-3509

FAX: 250-746-3529

Email: assessments.cowichan@viu.ca

Powell River Campus Assessment Centre

Student Affairs Office, 100 - 7085 Nootka Street

Powell River BC V8A 3C6

Phone: 604-485-2878

FAX: 604-485-2868

Email: examspr@viu.ca

Fee:

$20.00 for Professional Development and Training students 

$35.00 for community members.

Assessment

Score

Program

Details

Keyboarding

Dependent on program – check your program or employer's requirements

Keyboarding Pro Deluxe

  • Timed 5-minute intervals; however, students have more than one chance to make the required net words/minute within the time frame.
  • One or two spaces after every period (depending on campus)
  • BACKSPACE button is available
  • Hit TAB to begin each paragraph and ENTER when at end of paragraph
  • Reading from text, not from screen
  • Two (2) words deducted per error
  • Maximum 5 errors per 5-minute timing is standard business practice.

Approximate Time:  1 Hour

A letter indicating net words per minute and a copy of your keyboarding printout are provided at the end of the testing session.      

Keyboarding practice: 

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