Medical Office Assistant

Offered at Parksville campus

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

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. More information at: viu.ca/assessments/keyboard.asp

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

Additional Online Resources

Keyboarding practice

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