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Essential Skills (ES) assessments measure reading, document use and numeracy and provide a score that relates to workplace performance. Assessment results:
Douglas College is a distributor for two Essential Skills Assessments:
WESA (Workplace Essentials Skills Assessment), created by the Essential Skills Group:
For WESA pricing and access information visit here.
TOWES (Test of Workplace Essential Skills), created by Bow Valley College:
For TOWES pricing and access information visit here.
Completion of the Introduction to Essential Skills course and ES Assessments, Interpretation and Application is highly recommended for organizations wishing to purchase assessment tools. If preferred, let Douglas College handle the assessment process for you.
Assessment Test, Debriefing and Reports:
Douglas College has extensive experience working with test takers to proctor Essential Skills Assessments, interpret results and write an assessment report in light of the test takers goal(s) and provide those results in a constructive manner.
Essential Skills Tools and Resources:
There are literally hundreds of Essential Skills tools and resources and it can be overwhelming to locate what will work best for you. Feel free to download our Tools and Resources Guide that includes a number of websites that could be of benefit to you.
To Order or Inquire – Contact: