An exam invigilator or proctor is someone appointed to ensure an exam or assessment is taken in accordance with exam rules and regulations set out by your external institution. North Island College provides invigilation (proctoring) services for exams or assessments, including paper and most online formats, for other colleges, universities, professional and educational institutions at four campuses in Campbell River, Comox Valley, Port Alberni and Port Hardy.
We are open year-round from Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, with one evening each week in Campbell River, Comox Valley and Port Alberni.
Please visit our distance open exam schedule for dates and times available at each of the four campuses.
Booking your exam
To schedule your exam/assessment at NIC, please let your institution know you would like to write your exam/assessment at NIC. Some institutions require a form that we will need to sign. You can either scan and send this form to the preferred campus (contact details below) or come by in person to complete the form. It is your responsibility to submit the completed request to your own institution. As soon as we have been approved by your institution, you can book your exam date. Please see booking instructions for each campus on our distance open exam schedule. Please follow-up with Assessment Services by emailing or phoning your chosen campus at least 2-3 business days prior to your exam date to ensure we have received your exam.
Booking instructions for each campus can be found on the distance open exam schedule.
Accommodated external exams
As of September 1, 2019, assessment services will be providing invigilation services for accommodated external exams. This includes NIC students writing exams from other institutions.
If your external exam institution has approved your accommodations, please contact assessment services at 250-334-5014 or firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain information on scheduling and fees.
Assessment services must receive supporting documentation outlining your accommodation(s) from your home institution at least one (1) week prior to the scheduled exam date. Without documentation, assessment services may be unable to provide the accommodation(s).
Contact your nearest campus for more information.
Exam invigilation fees
$35.00 plus tax for exams between 1-3 hours in length. Exam invigilation fees are non-refundable and must be paid in advance to secure your seat.
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019, our exam invigilation fees will increase to $40.00 plus tax for an exam between 1-3 hours in length ($10 for each additional hour, or part thereof).
If your exam is longer than 3.5 hours, please contact assessment services directly for alternate scheduling options.
For more information on exam invigilation or to schedule an exam outside our current testing dates, please contact your nearest campus:
Coordinator of Assessment Services
Pearson VUE testing
Pearson VUE offers computer-based testing and certification exams. NIC is the only Pearson VUE test site on Vancouver Island offering a full range of Pearson VUE exams.
Candidates interested in taking an exam at NIC's Comox Valley campus can schedule their exam through the Pearson VUE website.