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Skills Assessment Practice Material

Preparing for your Skills Assessment will ensure your skill sets are accurately evaluated and you are placed in the appropriate math course during your first semester of study.

As soon as you have verified that your program requires a Math Skills Assessment and you have booked your Skills Assessment at the Test Centre, it is recommended that you prepare for your Math Skills Assessment. This will ensure that your math skills are accurately evaluated and that you are placed in the appropriate math course during your first semester of study.

Seneca uses the Ontario Colleges Math Test (OCMT) to determine your knowledge in math as you prepare to enrol in college-level courses.

The assessment covers the following math topic areas: whole numbers, arithmetic, integers, decimals, fractions, ratios and proportions, percents, basic algebra, and measurements. Calculators are not permitted for this assessment.

You can view three sample assessments for these topics here:

If you are in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology (FASET) program and have booked your Skills Assessment at the Test Centre, it is recommended that you prepare for your FASET Math Skills Assessment. This will ensure that your math skills are accurately evaluated and that you are placed in the appropriate math course during your first semester of study.

Seneca uses the Ontario Colleges Math Test (OCMT) designed for FASET students to determine your knowledge in math as you prepare to enrol in college-level courses.

The assessment covers the following math topic areas: arithmetic, percents, ratios and proportions, basic algebra, linear correlation, graphs and systems of linear equations and measurements. A calculator will be provided for this assessment.

You can view three practice assessments for these topics here:

If you are in the Arts and Science – University Transfer (ASU) program and have booked your Skills Assessment at the Test Centre, it is recommended that you prepare for your Math Skills Assessment for ASU. This will ensure that your math skills are accurately evaluated and that you are placed in the appropriate math course during your first semester of study.

Seneca uses the Ontario Colleges Math Test (OCMT) designed for ASU students to determine your knowledge in math as you prepare to enrol in college-level courses.

The assessment covers the following math topic areas: equations and inequalities, functions, linear functions, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, the unit circle: sine and cosine functions and periodic functions. A calculator will be provided for this assessment.

You can view three practice assessments for these topics here: