Testing format

To assess your understanding of course content, final exams for Tarion-approved courses are administered by Algonquin College at independent testing locations throughout the province.

The exam for Construction Technology is closed book in a multiple choice, multiple answer and true/false format.

All other courses are also closed book exams, with the exception of Building Codes. Building Codes is open book exam, as participants will need to reference the material in order to complete the exam.

Testing process

When you're close to completing your online course, visit Algonquin College online and select "Tarion" from the top menu bar. From here, you'll purchase your final exam book at a testing location near you. Algonquin College will release your exam results directly to you through email (the same email you registered with for the assessment) approximately two weeks after completing the assessment.

For any inquiries about your exam result, please contact:

Tarion Assessment Administrator
Algonquin College

Email  tarionadmin@algonquincollege.com
Phone 613.727.4723 ext. 2534