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External Exam Invigilation & Typing Tests

EXTERNAL EXAM INVIGILATION

Who Can Request an Invigilation of an Exam? 

Anyone who wishes to write an exam from another institution (with their Institution's approval).

Who Do I Contact to Book an Exam Time?

  1. Book/pay online at www.kpu.ca/testing
  2. Click the ‘BOOK ENTRANCE OR EXTERNAL TESTING’ button under the campus your want to complete the test at. You MUST complete your test at the campus you select. 
  3. Choose Exam Type: Invigilated Exams for External Clients
  4. Fill in ALL the fields
  5. Fill in your cellphone number to receive text notifications in regards to your booking. A reminder text will be sent to you before your test date with the Testing Centre.
  6. Click: Add to Cart
  7. Click: Complete Registration
  8. On the Payment Page, you MUST pay with a CREDIT CARD 
  9. Make sure to arrive at the Testing Centre at least 10 minutes before your test time and bring PHOTO ID

****Please do NOT drop in to book exams as we are often in testing sessions****

What Days Do You Offer Invigilation Services for External Exams?

CIVIC PLAZA (8th FLOOR) CAMPUS: 

Check dates and times at kpu.ca/testing

 

Test dates and times are subject to change without notice.

RICHMOND CAMPUS: 

Check dates and times at kpu.ca/testing

 

Test dates and times are subject to change without notice.

SURREY (72 AVENUE) CAMPUS: 

Check dates and times at kpu.ca/testing

 

Test dates and times are subject to change without notice.

What if My Exam is an Online Examination?

We will invigilate your session according to your institution’s policies and procedures. Our Center has computers available to students for online exams.

How Much is the Invigilation Fee?

There is a $60 fee for each invigilated exam (up to 3 hours/per exam) and $10 per additional hour or portion thereof. Exams over 3 hours need pre-approval from our center prior to booking online.

What Do I Need to Tell my Institution?

  • You will need to let your home Institution know the date you have booked your exam at Kwantlen. Please let them know that we have a policy that all exams must arrive at KPU at least 3 days before the exam test date or we may have to reschedule your exam.
  • Most Institutions require the Invigilator to sign an Invigilator Confirmation Form before your test is sent. Scan and email the Form to testing@kpu.ca, the Testing Centre staff will complete/sign the form and email it back to you, for you to send to your Institution.

Your Institution will need to email and/or ensure your exam arrives at the correct campus address below:

CIVIC PLAZA (8th FLOOR) CAMPUS: 

Assessment and Testing Services- Room 805

13485 Central Avenue
Surrey, BC Canada  V3T 0A2  

E-mail: testing@kpu.ca
Phone: 604.598.5277

RICHMOND Campus:

Assessment & Testing Services

Office 2115, Classroom 2085, Lab 2075

8771 Lansdowne Road
Richmond, BC Canada V6X 3X7

E-mail: richmondtesting@kpu.ca
Phone: 604.598.8823
 

SURREY (72 Avenue) Campus:

Assessment & Testing Services 

Main Building Room 138

12666 72 Avenue
Surrey, BC Canada  V3W 2M8

E-mail: testing@kpu.ca
Phone: 604.599.2368
Fax: 604.599.2350

What Do I Need to Know When I Come to Write the Exam?

  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early.
  • Bring a current Government photo ID.
  • Bring any other authorized materials that the exam requires or allows you to use such as calculators, textbooks or notes (if applicable).
  • ALL Electronic Devices MUST be powered off after checking in with the Testing Centre staff

To Book an Exam Ingivilation Test, please go to kpu.ca/testing.

TYPING TEST

The Typing Test is held at the KPU Civic Plaza Testing Center at 13485 Central Avenue, Surrey BC - 8th Floor

The test is done on a computer keyboard and consists of two - 2-minute warm-up sessions followed by two - 5-minute tests.

Test Fee:

$45 per test

Length of Test:

Approximately 25 minutes.

How can I Prepare for the Test:

There are many free typing tests on the internet, one of them is www.typingtest.com

NoteThis is not the same test that you will be tested with.

Your Results:

You will be given a letter on Kwantlen letterhead (with copies) on your test day, showing the highest score from the two 5-minute tests.

To Book a Typing Test, please go to kpu.ca/testing.

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