Offered at the Nanaimo or Cowichan Campuses

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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 questions – multiple choice

40 minutes

Grammar/Punctuation

22/30

30 questions – multiple choice. Identify correct usage in sentences (pronouns, verbs, transition words), spelling, capitalization and punctuation.

25 minutes

Math

23/30

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

60 minutes

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

Keyboarding

50 wpm

5-min. timed writings on computer. More information at: Keyboard Testing (Typing Speed/wpm)

60 minutes

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

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