Skills Assessment Practice Material
Preparing for your skills assessment test will ensure that your skill sets are accurately evaluated and that you are placed in the appropriate English and/or math course during your first semester of study.
Writing Sample (ACCUPLACER) - Sample Questions and Study Tips
Accuplacer Sample Essays (.pdf)
Arithmetic and Algebra (ACCUPLACER) - Sample Questions and Study Tips
Arithmetic:This test involves operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents and problem solving.
Elementary Algebra: This tests your understanding of integers and rational numbers, algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities and word problems.
Arithmetic and Algebra sample
Sample questions will not be found on your exam, but your exam will follow a similar structure.
- Using Decimals (.pdf)
- Power Tools for Algebra (.pdf)
- Power Tools for Statistics (.pdf)
ACCUPLACER is a suite of tests used by Seneca College to determine your knowledge in writing and math as you prepare to enroll in college-level courses.
CAT 3 Level 19 Mathematics (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering students only) - Sample Questions and Frequently Asked Questions
For Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology students ONLY - Canadian Achievement Test 3rd Edition - CAT3 - Mathematics
This multiple choice test will take 40 minutes.
Note: Students enrolled in the School of Information and Communications Technology do not take this test.
Be sure to check the Frequently Asked Questions sheet about the Math test for Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology Students.
What else do I need to know?
The assessment will last approximately:
English testing only - one hour
English/Math testing - two to three hours
Please arrive to the Test Centre at least 15 minutes prior to your examination.