Procedure to request Public Service Commission Test Administration Services when accommodation is involved

For SLE Reading Comprehension Test, Written Expression Test and the Test of Oral Proficiency administered at the PSC Test Centre only

Complete the on-line request in the PSC’s Second Language Evaluation (SLE) scheduling system. Be sure to indicate that accommodation will be required. The request for accommodation will automatically be transferred to the PPC AAE team.

For more information regarding PSC SLE tests administered at the PSC test centre in Ottawa, Montreal and all other regional offices, contact one of the following offices.

If the tests are administered in a test centre at one of the regional PSC offices, you will receive a report of the recommendations that you must send to the candidate to obtain feedback. The recommendations will also be sent to the test centre.

Within 48 hours upon reception of the test accommodation, PSC Test centre will contact the department in order to establish a service agreement. Once the service agreement is signed and received, the test materiel will be ordered. Once the test material is received, the Test centre will contact the department within 10 working days in order to confirm a testing date.

IMPORTANT NOTE: PPC Accommodation Consultants do not schedule SLE tests. Please do not contact the author of the accommodation report regarding scheduling of SLE tests.

For important information about scheduling, please read below.

Information about the scheduling status of SLE Tests:

SLE tests administered in PSC offices (Ottawa, Montreal and other regions) including Test of Oral Proficiency Tests (TOP) administered by phone for candidates in the regions:

TOP: If a testing date has not been confirmed with you after 10 working days upon reception of the accommodation, you may contact:

To obtain other information on the test administration for the TOP, please contact:

Written tests: If the procedure for the test administration has not been confirmed with you after five working days upon reception of the accommodation, you may contact the responsible office.

Note the region dedicated to your office:

  • Atlantic (Halifax)
  • Centre and South Ontario (Toronto)
  • BC and Yukon (Vancouver)

All candidates are invited to visit PSC Web site for more information and tips to prepare for SLE testing.

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