Could I ask you guys some questions? So, I apply through CAO in November, and I see some of you wrote that you need to apply through public jobs too, what is this for? For those of you who did pre test courses, where would you recommend I do that?
Applicants who are 19 years of age on the first day of classes in the year of admission and who do not have an OSSD are considered mature applicants. Such applicants must complete the required subjects for admission. Once you have applied as a mature applicant, you may be invited to write the Mature Applicant Pre-Entry Test s.
Students who retake courses will not automatically be registered. Students must contact a writing centre to request permission to write at that centre before self-registering. Mature students may write diploma exams without taking diploma exam courses in the following sessions:.
In previous years this was a written assessment however the Assessment Test has been changed to a computer-based assessment. The assessment test for mature nursing is due to take place in the Public Appointments Service office in Dublin. According to the Public Appointments Service there will be no assessments in regional locations.
Pre-Admissions test s are used for applicants that do not meet or are missing the eligibility requirements for the program they have applied to. The Admissions Advisor or The International Student Services staff assesses the applicant and determines if they may be eligible to write the Pre-Admission test s for the missing subjects i. Once received, you may contact the Pre-Admission Testing Centre to book an appointment.
Mature applicants applying to certificate, diploma and advanced diploma programs must be 19 years old by the first day of scheduled classes. Mature applicants must meet program-specific prerequisite courses and additional admission requirements. Mature applicants can meet English or math prerequisites by successfully completing English and math pre-admission testing.
Your success and the completion of your college program are important to us. The Communications Placement Assessment CPA is an assessment process developed to place you in the appropriate courses. To be placed into a college-level Communications course, you require a knowledge of basic grammar and sentence structure, and reading skills at a high school graduate level.
Please note: the Common Errors document is a guide only and is not designed to be an exhaustive list of the types of possible errors. The first type of question consists of a reading passage followed by a question based on the text. The second type of question, sentence relationships, presents two sentences followed by a question about the relationship between these two sentences.
To find more information about admission assessments needed, click on the programs below:. For all Algonquin College programs, we advise that you apply early and test early. Find the name of your assessment below and follow the instructions:.
The Reading Comprehension test, comprised of 20 questions, measures your ability to understand what you read, to identify main ideas and to make inferences. You need to distinguish between direct statements and secondary or supporting ideas. The essay gives you an opportunity to show how effectively you can develop and express your ideas in writing.