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Contact Williams Lake Assessment Centre


The Accuplacer test is required for admission to some programs, but can also be taken as a general math and English assessment prior to starting upgrading. It is recommended for students who have been out of school for a number of years. Academic Advisors help determine if writing the test is advisable, provide information on how to prepare and use test results as a tool for accurate course placement in math and English.

The general assessment covers five areas:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Sentence skills
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary algebra
  • Writing ability

Assessments take from one to three hours. Cost is $39.95. Picture identification required.  Results are provided in about 10 days from the day of writing. 


Call 250-392-8030 or email

Private Testing

The TRU Assessment Centre provides private testing services for individuals wanting to write exams from institutions or agencies other than TRU.


$50 + GST per sitting

  • Regular mail or pre-paid waybill provided by the institution/agency: No charge
  • Courier: Within BC - $10, Nationwide - $15, other locations - fees vary.

Call 250-392-8030 or email

Career Cruising

To book an appointment, send email to or phone 250-392-8000.

Strong Interest Inventory

Assessing your interests is one of the most important steps in the process of career decision making. The Strong Interest Inventory is a valuable tool in the search for a compatible occupation because it helps you gain a more focused understanding of your career-related interests.

The Strong was developed to help you better understand your interests and help you match those interests with work, vocational or leisure activities. Professional career choices

  • Vocational/technical career choices
  • College/university major exploration
  • Career change
  • Career development
  • Organizational development
  • Midlife/retirement planning

Call 250-392-8000 or email

Typing Test

The TRU entry assessment typing test is an online test that assesses a candidate's typing speed and accuracy. It can be completed at the Assessment Centre in Williams Lake or virtually via Zoom.


Call 250-392-8000 or email