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Information and FAQs


Assessment Centre

If you are inquiring about COVID-19 testing site at VCC,  click on this link:  The VCC Assesment Centre is not associated with the COVID testing site. 


Limited in-person computer based Math assessments available on a first come first served basis.  

Please click on the appropriate box below for more information and for alternative assessment options.  

All inquiries are only by email or by phone (604) 871-7093 Option 2.


If you require assistance with program requirements and options, please make an appointment with an Advisor by calling 604.871.7000 Option 2 or schedule online at Advising online appointment booking.



Every student with a scheduled in-person appointment is required to complete a pre-health screening questionnaire on the day of their appointment.   The link to the questionnaire will be provided to you in your confirmation appointment email.  





Access to Practical Nursing assessment (PN Access)


At this time we do not have an alternative option for the Access to Practical Nursing assessment.  

If you need any assistance , please make an appointment with an Academic Advisor by calling 604 871-7000, option 2, or schedule online.


Thank you for your patience and understanding during a very challenging and very complex time.



The PN Access assessment may be required by some candidates applying to the Access to Practical Nursing program. To determine if you need to take this assessment, contact a VCC program advisor.

PN Access sample

The PN Access Assessment consists of 80 multiple choice questions.  You will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete the assessment.

To request an assessment for a VCC course or program, you need the following 3 pieces of information:

  •  A VCC ID number (usually 9 digits and begins with '000')
  •  The name of the VCC course or program you want to get into
  •  The name of the VCC assessment you need

If you do not have these 3 pieces of information, please speak with 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.

There are several ways you can request an appointment for the PN Access assessment:

The assessment fee must be paid to finalize an appointment. We will call you to arrange payment.  For security reasons, please do not share credit card information in an email or voice mail.

Government Issued Photo Identification is needed to enter the assessment room (ie: valid passport, driver's license, BC Services Card).

To reschedule your PN Access assessment appointment, we require 48 hours notice to avoid a $25 rescheduling fee.


Assessment fees are non-refundable.  * Fees are subject to change *

The cost for the PN Access assessment is $40.  Payment must be made to secure your appointment.  

To reschedule your PN Access assessment appointment, we require 48 hours notice to avoid a $25 rescheduling fee.


Duplicate results letters can be generated at an additional fee. Call us at 604.871.7000, ext. 7094 or email us for more information.