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Student Testing Services

Testing services

Testing Services is an exam-writing facility located in the NOVA Chemicals Learning Common (NCLC) on Red Deer Polytechnic's Main Campus. With access to unique exam-writing workspaces and technology, we offer an array of exam administration and invigilation services to current and prospective Red Deer Polytechnic students. Also provides external testing services to both individuals and groups in the broader community.

Testing Services include :


Prospective Students (Entrance/ Placement Test)

  • College Board Placement (ACCUPLACER) Testing

    • Academic Upgrading  -  If you are looking to enroll in at least one Academic Upgrading course at Red Deer Polytechnic, you must first connect with an Academic Advisor to determine the most relevant College Board Placement(ACCUPLACER) Test for your desired educational path. once this determination has been made, the academic advisor will submit an ACCUPLACER Remote Testing Boucher Request to Testing Services on your behalf.

    • Credit Program  -  You must submit the application to the office of the Registrar to determine the most relevant College Board Placement(ACCUPLACER) Test. 


  •  Entrance Testing - Online Typing Assessment 

    • Medical Laboratory Assistant   -  You must receive notification from the School of community, Wellness and Health confirming that you are eligible to complete this assessment.


Current Students


External Testing

  • GED testing 

  • English Proficiency: CELPIP testing & CAEL testing

  • Individual and group testing - external [dot] testing [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Contact us) for details on group testing.


Contact Testing Services:   

403.342.3292 | test [dot] centre [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca                                                                                                                                                                                     


8:30 am - 4:30 pm | Monday - Friday | Exam Invigilation Available
Closed | Saturday, Sunday, and holidays (as per Red Deer Polytechnic's Academic Schedule)    






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