All students who want to enrol in English courses (EAC or ESL) must complete an English assessment to ensure correct course level placement. (No assessment is required to enrol in EAC197, EAC312, EAC625, or ESL Workshops.)

Attending the assessment:

  • You must register in advance of the assessment date.
  • You must bring a valid government issued photo ID (driver's license, passport, citizenship card, health card, age of majority card).
  • No electronic devices or personal dictionaries are permitted in the assessment areas.
  • There is a non-refundable/non-transferable assessment fee.
  • If you require special accommodations, please contact Counselling - Disability, Health Services at 416.491.5050 ext. 22900 before registering for the assessment.
  • Note: If you live 100 kilometres beyond a Seneca College campus, you may do a proctored assessment. Please email Marianne Tang, Program Assistant, Marianne.Tang@senecacollege.ca for information and to register for EWP100 E1P.

There are two assessments to choose from:

  • ELL100 - English Writing and Speaking Assessment (ESL)
    Students who would like to have their speaking ability and writing skills assessed, should register for ELL100. This assessment takes approximately 2 hours.
  • EWP100 - English Writing Assessment
    Students who are confident in their speaking ability should register for EWP100. This assessment takes approximately 1.5 hours.


Your assessment and course placement results will be available 48 hours or 2 business days following the assessment.


  • You may call Registration at 416-493-4144, OR
  • For ELL100 results, you may call Jennifer Stemerdink, Program Assistant, at 416-491-5050 x22507, Tuesday - Friday, between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm
  • For EWP100 results, you may call Marianne Tang, Program Assistant, at 416-491-5050 x22685. OR
  • Continuing Education Part-time programs at 416-491-5050 x22529
  • Results will also be mailed to the address you provided at the assessment session and should arrive within a week.

Program Contacts

Contact us via this form or using the phone number(s) below it.

Jennifer Stemerdink
Program Assistant (ELL100)

416-491-5050 ext.22507

Marianne Tang
Program Assistant (EWP100)

416-491-5050 ext.22685

Sara Potkonjak
Part-time Program Coordinator (ELL100 and EWP100)

416-491-5050 ext.24127