Price List

The recent signing of collective agreements in the public service and subsequent salary increases has impacted the delivery cost of the Public Service Commission’s products and services. Therefore, we conducted a cost review of our products and services and will be amending their costs effective April 1, 2020. The following table identifies the new price list as of April 1, 2020.

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Products and Services

 

Rates ($) 2020 – 2021

Professional services (per diem)

1,200

Administrative support services (per diem)

480

Assessment products and services

 
Test Development and Test Accommodation Services  
Development of Customised Tests and Assessments

per diem

Development of Organizational Competency Profiles

per diem

Determination of assessment accommodation measures for departmental and agency assessment tools – fee per test (note Footnote 1)

715

Implementation of assessment accommodation measures

per diem

Competency-based assessment (including assessment centres and simulations)

 
Simulations for the Selection of Executives (SELEX)

2,825

Simulation for the Identification of Leadership (SIL)

2,870

Simulation for the Identification of Senior Management Potential (862)

1,935

Simulation administration – fee based on type of simulations

785 to 2,360

Remote Competency-based assessments – fee based on type of simulations

785 to 2,360

Assessment Centre for Identification of Middle Management Potential (IMMP)

2,375

Assessment Centre for Senior Executives (EX-3)

2,760

Candidate Achievement Records (CAR) – fee based on number of competencies

670 to 1,200

360 Instruments

 
Participant/rater information session

595

Questionnaires

140

Written report and feedback session

710

Occupational tests

 
Managerial In-Basket Exercise (810) – (including broken seals)

270

Middle Manager In-Basket Exercise (820) – (including broken seals)

270

Middle Manager Situational Exercise (MMSE-840)

60

Occupational test – paper version – fee for each test scored

29

Occupational test – paper version – for each excess test ordered (note Footnote 2)

8

Occupational test – online version

24

Simulation – managerial, supervisory and officer level (including broken seals)

70

Departmental Tests – Online Testing Facility (OLTF)

2.25

Unsupervised Internet Test (UIT) – fee per process

660

Second Language Evaluation (SLE)

 

Standard Tests of Reading Comprehension and of Written Expression

 

Tests administered by the PSC

PSC test administration (online or paper) – fee per candidate/per test 25
Per no show fee/late cancellation 25

Additional costs for PSC extended jurisdiction clients (note Footnote 3)

Per paper test scored (note Footnote 4) 35
Per online test scored (note Footnote 4) 24
Excess paper test ordered – fee per test (note Footnote 2) – for tests administered by the client
(note Footnote 4)
8

Unsupervised Tests of Written Expression and of Reading Comprehension

 

Per test selected through PSRS – applies only to PSC extended jurisdiction clients

(note Footnote 4)

Unsupervised test of written expression for level B or C – fee per process 660
Unsupervised test of reading comprehension for level B or C – fee per process 660

Fee for test administration service outside of PSRS per group assessed – applies to core and extended jurisdiction clients

(note Footnote 4)

Unsupervised test of written expression for level B or C 660
Unsupervised test of reading comprehension for level B or C 660

Additional costs for PSC extended jurisdiction clients (note Footnote 4) when administered outside of PSRS

Cost per test administered as per tier (applies to the Test of written expression and Test of reading comprehension)
1 – 30 tests 24
31-100 tests 18
101-250 tests 12

Oral language assessment

 
Per test administered by the PSCPSC extended jurisdiction clients (note  4)

245

Per no show fee/late cancellation

245

Search of test results

 
Fee per transaction (search) in Test Results Search Tool (TRST)

1

Executive Services

 
Executive Counselling Services (ECS)  
Counselling – rate per hour

275

Simulated interview – mock board

1,225

ECS workshop – Half day

1,395

ECS workshop – Full day

2,795

ECS workshop – Two days

5,595

Integrated Leadership Assessment Model (ILAM)

per diem

Seminars/Webinars

 
Seminars and webinars offered by the PPC  
Simulation training for board members – standard

335

Simulation training for board members – extended

680

Assessment Orientation Session for participants

540

Seminar/Webinar – half-day session – single registration

150 to 240

Seminar/Webinar – full-day session – single registration

240

Seminar/Webinar – half-day session – group registration

1,875 to 2,365

Seminar/Webinar – full-day session – group registration

2,365

Pre-recorded webinar – single registration

120

Pre-recorded webinar – group registration

1,420

Test administration services

 
Test administration services (other than SLE) – administered off premises/PSC regional offices

per diem

Test administration services (other than SLE) – administered only at PSC regional offices and only during regular business hours – fee per test

45

Notes

Cancellation Policy for Assessment Services

Unless otherwise indicated above, the following cancellation policies apply:

Second Language Evaluation Test

A no-show fee per test will be charged for every candidate who does not attend their SLE Test (Oral Proficiency or Reading Comprehension or Writing Expression) when a two business day cancellation notice has not been provided to the PSC.

PSC Test Administration of Non-SLE Tests

Clients will be invoiced in full for all non-SLE PSC test administration when a five business day cancellation notice has not been provided to the PSC.

Assessment Centres and Simulations

Clients will be invoiced in full for all assessment centre and simulation administration sessions when a ten business day cancellation notice has not been provided to the PSC.

Executive Counselling Services

A one hour charge will be invoiced for any missed appointments (without notice or less than two business days' notice).

Billing information

E-mail all your questions related to billing to cfp.dfa-inforev-fad.psc@canada.ca.

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