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Friday, Mar. 27, 2020

Assessment Centre

**NOTICE**:  The Assessment Centre will be temporarily suspending all testing and rescheduling until further notice.

New appointment bookings are also currently suspended. Please continue to check our website for further updates. The website will be updated when we are able to resume testing. 

In the meantime, the Assessment Centre remains open for inquiries.  Please call 604-871-7093 or email   

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


ELA Schedule



You can talk to a VCC Academic 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.


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 an ELA appointment request 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. We will call you to arrange payment and choose a date. For security reasons, please do not share credit card information in an email or voice mail.