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.
- 48 multiple-choice questions
- 45 minute time limit
- Only one re-write may be attempted in any term
- Passing score varies by program
How to register and pay
What to bring
- Government issued photo identification
- Proof of payment
- Pen, pencil and eraser
You will not be permitted to write the assessment without the required documents.
Download the Mechanical Reasoning sample [PDF] to prepare for the assessment.