Offered at Parksville campus (2019)

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

Area of Study

Min. Score



Reading Comprehension


30  multiple choice questions

40 min.



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

30 min.



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.


40 wpm

5-min. timed writings on computer. More information at:

60 min.

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


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