Assessments, Testing and Invigilation Services


In response to COVID-19 recommendations, VIU Assessment Services has cancelled all exams and assessments until May 1, 2020.
Thanks for your patience and understanding as we work to provide everyone with accurate information. You can visit VIU's website for information and updates.

Assessments for all Vancouver Island University programs can be done at the Powell River campus. There is an assessment fee of $20 for the first writing of an assessment and $10 for a rewrite. Upgrading (ABE) assessments are free.

Assessments for programs at other institutions can be invigilated for a fee*.

More information about assessment services and details about specific programs is available at VIU Assessments.

Testing and Invigilation Services

We provide proctoring or invigilation services for tests and exams from other institutions.  We charge a small fee for invigilation unless the school requesting invigilation provides a fee for service.

*Invigilation Fees Cost

1 - 3 hours


1 hour or less


All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

The following is a list of institutions for whom we invigilate exams. There could be other institutions as well, please ask your school:

  • Appraisal Institute of Canada
  • Athabasca University
  • BC Motor Sales
  • BCIT
  • Camosun College
  • Canadian Coast Guard
  • Canadian Institute of Financial Planning
  • Canadian Securities Institute
  • Fulford Harbour Group
  • GIAC
  • Grant McEwan College
  • Insurance Brokers of BC
  • North Island College
  • North Island Distance Education School
  • Open School BC
  • Royal Roads
  • Selkirk College
  • Simon Fraser University
  • South Island Distance Education School
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • University of British Columbia