Medical Office Assistant

Nanaimo Campus

In-Person and Remote Exam Services  

AES offers in-person external exam invigilation services, Accuplacer (Grade 12 English equivalency) testing and Keyboarding assessments. Accuplacer* and Keyboarding assessments can also be taken remotely online for a small extra fee.

Email us at Assessments@viu.ca for more information.  

*Please let us know if your Accuplacer test is for the Health Care Assistant (HCA-PP) admissions requirements when you apply.

VIU Trades

Self-assessments will continue for Trades programs for Spring 2022. Please contact Registration@viu.ca for more information.

Accommodated Exams

We are able to support all VIU accommodated exams in person. Please use our online booking system to request your invigilation. For more information, reach out to us at AccommodatedExams@viu.ca

Cowichan Campus

For more information about scheduling external exam invigilation, Accuplacer, Keyboarding or ABE tests at the Cowichan Campus, contact AssessmentsCowichan@viu.ca.

tiwšɛmawtxʷ Campus

For more information about scheduling external exam invigilation, Accuplacer, Keyboarding or ABE tests at the tiwšɛmawtxʷ Campus, contact ExamsPR@viu.ca.

Offered at Parksville campus

View the Medical Office Assistant program outline

Subject areas covered in the assessment

Area of Study

Min. Score

Details

Time

Reading Comprehension

22/30

30  multiple choice questions

40 min.

Grammar/Punctuation

22/30

30 multiple choice questions.  Identify correct usage in sentences (pronouns, verbs, transition words), capitalization and punctuation.  Identify well organized and effective paragraphs.

30 min.

Math

23/30

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

60 min.

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

Keyboarding

40 wpm

5-min. timed writings on computer. Learn more about Keyboarding assessments.

60 min.

Please note that the keyboarding assessment is scheduled and paid separately from the regular skills assessment.

Resources to help you prepare for your assessment

Keyboarding practice

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