Vocational Assessment

Psychovocational Assessment

Under the following circumstances a psychovocational assessment is recommended:

  1. if you have had difficulties with learning in the past;
  2. if you are embarking on a challenging program of formal, longer term training (e.g., 2 years or more) and are unsure of your aptitude/ability to succeed in such training;
  3. if you are considering retraining in an area different from one in which you have experienced recent employment success;
  4. if you have not undertaken formal training (academic) for a considerable length of time, and are considering doing so;
  5. if you are considering on-line learning, and are unsure of your aptitude and/or ability to experience success with on-line programs;
  6. if you require an estimate of your present level of academic achievement to help to determine if upgrades are required in certain academic areas;
  7. if you are unsure as to your strengths and weaknesses regarding learning modalities (e.g., visual, auditory, kinesthetic).
  • 1-2 hour interview
  • Cognitive
  • Academic
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Report (includes brief background information; basic learning and employment history; assessment results; vocational and/or retraining recommendations)
  • Feedback Meeting (1 hour)

Optional additions at extra cost:

  • Emotional/Social component
  • Psychological testing
  • Behavioural/Attention
  • Completion of Student Aid BC, Permanent Disability Programs Application (for Learning Disability; Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Psychological Disability)