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The Test Centre

External Testing Services

Testing Services for All

The Test Centre offers testing services to business, colleges, universities and professional associations in a secured, monitored environment. The College can accommodate online, computer based or paper based testing for individuals or groups.

Students from Other Institutions — The external student will email testcentre@assiniboine.net and request their test be written between 1 and 3 weeks in advance. Personal information is given to create an account for payment when scheduling.

Booking a test from another institution to write in the Test Centre:

  • Test Centre staff fills out Invigilation Approval Form, if applicable, and return by email.
  • The institution sends the test to the Test Centre and it is stored securely until the test is administered.
  • The external student pays the testing fee upon arrival.
  • The completed test is returned as directed by the institution.

Current ACC Students Taking Courses from Other Institutions — Students who are currently registered and taking courses in a full-time or part-time Assiniboine Community College program are eligible to have the external test invigilation fee waived for external tests they write at the Test Centre. Please note this only applies for the duration of program. Applicants and alumni are not eligible for the waived fee. In order to qualify for the waived fee, a student must present their valid ACC student card on the day of their test.

Current ACC Employees Taking Courses from Other Institutions —Full-time or part-time ACC employees are eligible to have the external test invigilation fee waived for external tests they write at the Test Centre. This only applies for the duration of their employment at the college. Therefore, retirees and former employees are not eligible. In order to qualify, the employee must present their valid employee card on the day of their test.

External student fee paying exams:

  • The external student will email testcentre@assiniboine.net or call 204.725.8700 ext. 6700 and request their test be written between 1 and 3 weeks in advance. Personal information is given to create an account for payment when scheduling.
  • Test Centre staff fills out Invigilation Approval Form, if applicable, and return by email.
  • The institution sends the test to the Test Centre and it is stored securely until the test is administered.
  • Test proctors are available for accommodated exams for an additional fee.
  • The external student pays the testing fee upon arrival at the Test Centre.
  • The completed test is returned as directed by the institution.

External invoiced exams:

  • The external institution will email a request for test invigilation to testcentre@assiniboine.net.
  • Test Centre staff fills out Invigilation Approval Form, if applicable, and return by email.
  • The institution sends the test to the Test Centre and it is stored securely until the test is administered.
  • The completed test is returned as directed by the institution.
  • After the test has been completed, the original email request is forwarded to the Finance office with the test taker’s name. An invoice will be generated and sent to the institution’s contact person.

External typing tests

Typing tests include three, five minute timings on the Keyboarding Pro software. A letter indicating net words per minute and a copy of your keyboarding printout are provided at the end of the testing session.

Testing Fees

The testing fees are as follows:

  • Testing for external institution: $52.50 for the first 3 hours, $15.75 per hour thereafter (tax included)
  • Typing Testing (wpm): $26.25 (tax included)
  • Admissions testing: $25.00

Our on-campus and distance education students are not required to pay for the services of the Test Centre.

For more information on all the services we offer email testcentre@assiniboine.net or call 204.725.8700 ext.6700 or 800.862.6307 ext. 6700.