Second Language Evaluation – Oral Language Assessment

The Second Language Evaluation – Oral Language Assessment (SLE-OLA) is a new test developed by the Public Service Commission and administered remotely by certified language assessors. It was developed to help departments and agencies staff bilingual positions. This test is available for all types of requests, although priority will be given to departments and agencies staffing positions that are related to the COVID-19 response or that ensure the effective functioning of the Government of Canada.

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About the test

Learn more about this test, the proficiency criteria, the test results and how long they are valid.

Preparing for the test

Familiarize yourself with testing procedures and instructions.

Recourse mechanism

Find out how to request a rescore if your result doesn’t seem to reflect your test performance.

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