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To find out if the VCC ABE Reading & Writing assessments are best for you, contact one of the following advisors:

*It is the student's responsibility to confirm and request the correct assessment for their chosen program/course.  Please consult with a VCC advisor for details.

Additional Information:

  • Assessment fees are non-refundable. Payment can be made with cash, debit card, or credit card.
  • Personal cheques are not accepted for payment.
  • Samples of the VCC ABE Reading & Writing assessments are available on the subject pages (English). Please review the samples before coming to write your assessments.
  • You may write both the reading and the writing assessment on one day or you may complete them over several sittings.
  • For a complete English assessment, you must write both the reading and writing assessments.
  • Latecomers will not be able to enter the on-site assessment room.

 

SEPTEMBER VCC ABE Reading & Writing Assessments

No appointment is necessary for September VCC ABE Reading & Writing assessments.
September assessments are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Latecomers will not be able to enter the assessment room.

You need to arrive at least 10 minutes before the final arrival time listed on the schedule below. Please come to the Reception desk to sign in when you arrive.  You will make the payment and write the assessment(s) that same day.

Photo identification is needed to enter the assessment room (ie: valid passport, driver's license, PR card, BC Service Card, etc.).

All on-site VCC ABE Reading & Writing assessments are delivered at the VCC Broadway campus, Room 4027, Building A.

DAYDATE

Reading

$30.00

Final Arrival Time

Writing

$30.00

Final Arrival Time

Thursday Sep 27 8:45 a.m. 10:10 a.m.

 

**OCTOBER VCC ABE Reading & Writing Assessments - NEW APPOINTMENT BOOKING PROCESS**

For October ABE Reading & Writing assessments, you must make an appointment and pay the fee in advance

There are 2 ways to request an appointment:

  1. Email us – assessments@vcc.ca, or
  2. Call us – 604.871.7093,  option 5 

Provide us with the following information:

  • Name of the VCC assessment you need
  • Name of the VCC Program or Course you want to get into
  • Your preferred assessment date (see the schedule below)

We will contact you to finalize a date and arrange payment.  After payment has been made, you will receive an email confirming all appointment details and location information.

If you do not know the name of the assessment you need, or the name of the VCC Program or Course, please speak to a VCC Program Advisor – 604.871.7000, option 2 or advisingservices@vcc.ca

 ***For all October dates, you must book and pay for the assessment in advance, in order to enter the assessment room***

DAYDATE

Reading

$30.00

START Time

Writing

$30.00

START Time

Wednesday Oct 10 4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Monday Oct 29 8:45 a.m. 10:10 a.m.

 All on-site VCC ABE Reading & Writing assessments are delivered at the VCC Broadway campus.


To take a math assessment for a VCC course or program, you need the following 2 pieces of information:

  •  The name of the VCC course or program you want to get into
  •  The name of the VCC math assessment you need

    ABE Math assessments include:

  • Basic Math (1 hr)
  • Basic Algebra (1 hr)
  • Basic Math & Basic Algebra (1 hr)
  • Intermediate Algebra (1 hr)
  • Precalculus (2 hrs)

    The Health Sciences Math assessment is for entry into applicable VCC Health Sciences programs (1 hr)

To find out which math assessment is best for you, contact one of the following advisors:

*It is the student's responsibility to confirm and request the correct assessment for their chosen program/course.  Please consult with a VCC advisor for details.

Additional Information:

  • Assessment fees are non-refundable. Payment can be made with cash, debit card, or credit card.
  • Personal cheques are not accepted for payment.
  • Samples of the math assessments are available on the math page. Please review the samples before coming to write your assessments.
  • Latecomers will not be able to enter the on-site assessment room

 

SEPTEMBER Math Assessments

No appointment is necessary for September Math assessments.
September assessments are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Latecomers will not be able to enter the assessment room.

You need to arrive at least 10 minutes before the final arrival time listed on the schedule below. Please come to the Reception desk to sign in when you arrive.  You will make the payment and write the math assessment that same day.

Photo identification is needed to enter the assessment room (ie: valid passport, driver's license, PR card, BC Service Card, etc.).

All on-site math assessments are delivered at the VCC Broadway campus, Room 4027, Building A.

DAYDATE

MATH

$30.00

Final Arrival Time

Monday Sep 17 11:00 a.m.
Monday Sep 24 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday Sep 26 5:00 p.m.
Thursday Sep 27 12:15 p.m.

 

**OCTOBER Math Assessments - NEW APPOINTMENT BOOKING PROCESS**

For October Math assessments, you must make an appointment and pay the fee in advance

There are 2 ways to request an appointment:

  1. Email us – assessments@vcc.ca, or
  2. Call us – 604.871.7093,  option 5 

Provide us with the following information:

  • Name of the VCC math assessment you need
  • Name of the VCC Program or Course you want to get into
  • Your preferred assessment date (see the schedule below)

We will contact you to finalize a date and arrange payment.  After payment has been made, you will receive an email confirming all appointment details and location information.

If you do not know the name of the math assessment you need, or the name of the VCC Program or Course, please speak to a VCC Program Advisor – 604.871.7000, option 2 or advisingservices@vcc.ca

 ***For all October dates, you must book and pay for the assessment in advance, in order to enter the assessment room***

DAYDATE

MATH

$30.00

START Time

Tuesday Oct 2 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday Oct 3 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday Oct 23 10:00 a.m.
Thursday Oct 25 1:30 p.m.
Monday Oct 29 1:00 p.m.

All on-site math assessments are delivered at the VCC Broadway campus 

 

 

 


Note: We currently only offer keyboarding assessments for VCC programs. 

DAYDATE

Start time

Monday Sep 17 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday Sep 19 6:30 p.m.
Friday Sep 21 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday Sep 26 4:30 p.m.
 Thursday  Oct 4  9:30 a.m.
 Friday  Oct 12  2:00 p.m.
 Monday  Oct 15  11:30 a.m.
 Wednesday  Oct 17  6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Oct 24 4:30 p.m.
Friday Oct 26 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday Oct 31 6:00 p.m.

 

There are several ways you can make an appointment for a keyboarding assessment:

  • Online - Complete the appointment request formThis does not confirm your appointment.  When we receive the request we will call you to finalize a date and arrange payment.  After payment has been made, you will receive an email confirming all appointment details and location information
  • Call 604.871.7093, option 6. 

For security purposes, please do not share credit card information in an email or voice mail.

This assessment may be retaken without a waiting period.

 


You can talk to a VCC Program Advisor to find out if the VCC ELA is best for you. 604.871.7000, option 2

All VCC ELA appointments must be paid for in advance.

There are two parts to the VCC English Language Assessment:

  1. VCC ELA written part - 3.5 hours
  2. VCC ELA speaking part - 15 mins

Morning session – speaking is scheduled after written
Evening session – speaking is scheduled before written

All VCC ELA appointments are held at the VCC Broadway campus. Start and end times will be provided when the appointment is confirmed.

DAYDATESession
Wednesday Sep 19 Evening
Friday Sep 21 Morning
Monday Sep 24 Morning
Tuesday Sep 25 Morning
Monday Oct 1 Morning
Friday Oct 12 Morning
Monday Oct 15 Morning
Wednesday Oct 17 Evening
Monday Oct 22 Morning
Thursday Oct 25 Morning
Wednesday Oct 31 Evening

Demand can be high for this assessment.  Book early to make sure you meet your registration deadline.

There are several ways you can make an appointment for the VCC ELA:

  • Online - complete ELA appointment request form - select VCC ELA at the top of the form. This does not confirm your appointment.  When we receive the completed form we will call you to book a date and to finalize payment.  After payment has been made, you will  receive an email with all appointment and location information, including a sample of the assessment to practice.
  • Call us to book an appointment. 604.871.7093, leave a message at option 3.

The assessment fee must be paid to secure an appointment. For security reasons, please do not share credit card information in an email or voice mail.