Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Training Group > Essential Skills > Assessments & Resources > TOWES - The testing tool for Essential Skills
A major objective of the Essential Skills initiative is to
develop methods of assessing competency levels in the core skills.
TOWES, Test of Workplace Essential Skills, evaluates
abilities and competencies in three of the primary skills:
TOWES provides a useful measure of adult skills based on
actual competency levels not on education or credentials.
For employers, it's a great tool to help you assess staff
training needs and hiring standards. For counselors, teachers and HR
professionals, it's the recognized Essential Skills assessment tool to use with
TOWES exams through Douglas College
We offer the latest editions of the TOWES exam. Tests can be
administered at your workplace, agency office or other convenient sites.
We can also provide key support services to help you
administer and evaluate the test to help you make the right training and
upgrading decisions for your employees.
Our materials and services include:
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