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COVID-19 Information | Courses and Services online only, effective May 5

Student Testing Services

Testing servicesCOVID-19 Update:

Update (May 5, 2021): As per current public health measures, all courses and services at RDC (and all post-secondary institutions) will be delivered online for at least the next three weeks. As such, all in-person testing-related services have been suspended until further notice. Additionally, the Test Centre on main campus is closed and staff members are working remotely at this time.

Some services provided by Testing Services continue to be temporarily adjusted or unavailable. Please visit the individual testing webpages (linked below) for more information on current service operation and delivery.

Testing Services is an internal exam-writing facility located in the NOVA Chemicals Learning Common (NCLC) on RDC's Main Campus. With access to unique exam-writing workspaces and technology, we offer an array of exam administration and invigilation services to current and prospective RDC students.

Central Alberta Testing at Red Deer College, a branch of the School of Continuing Education, also provides external testing services to both individuals and groups in the broader community.

Prospective StudentsRemote Testing

Applicants eligible for Entrance or Placement Testing (English, Math, or Academic Upgrading) through College Board Placement (ACCUPLACER) Testing, as well as those needing to complete the Entrance Testing - Online Typing Assessment for the Medical Laboratory Assistant or Pharmacy Technician Programs.

For more information on the RDC Admissions Process and eligibility requirements:
admissions [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca | 403.342.3400

Test WritingCurrent Students

Students requiring Accommodated Examinations, students enrolled in Competency-Based Apprenticeship Training (CBAT) Programs, as well as Flexible Learning students who need to set-up Off-Campus Testing.

For more information on testing-related services that are available to current RDC students:
test [dot] centre [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca | 403.342.3292

External TestingTest Writing

Central Alberta Testing at Red Deer College, offered through the School of Continuing Education, provides exam administration and invigilation services for students from other post-secondary institutions and those needing to complete employment training, professional accreditation, and standardized testing exams.

For more information on External Testing at RDC:
External Testing Services | 403.356.4909

Centre for Teaching & LearningServices for Faculty

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is an academic area that inspires excellence and advances a teaching and learning culture for RDC. Their six areas of focus include: Curriculum Design and Pedagogy; Teaching Development; Flexible Delivery; Educational Technologies; Learning Spaces; and Program Quality.

For more information on the services and resources provided by the CTL:
ctl [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca403.356.4989


Contact Testing Services:

403.342.3292 | test [dot] centre [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca

Hours of Operation:

8:30am - 4:30pm | Monday - Thursday | In-Person (Exam Invigilation Available)
8:30am - 4:30pm | Friday | Online Only (No Exam Invigilation Available)
Closed | Saturday, Sunday, and all College closure dates


Contact Us

RDC Inquiries

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Main Phone: 403.342.3400
Toll-free: 1.888.732.4630 (in Canada only)
Email: inquire [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca

RDC Main Campus Location
100 College Boulevard | Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta | T4N 5H5