Mechanical Reasoning

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students must now book an appointment to write their assessment(s) at the Trades Learning Centre.

Department Closure:  we are closed from August 4th to 17th - there will be no assessment sessions or processing of assessment requests during that time.


The mechanical reasoning assessment measures the ability to understand basic mechanical principles of machinery, tools, and movement. It evaluates understanding on simple principles based on reasoning rather than special knowledge.

How to register and pay

What to bring

You will not be permitted to write the assessment without the required documents.

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Sample assessment

Download the Mechanical Reasoning sample [PDF] to prepare for the assessment.

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