Vocational Assessment


Assessment Description

A vocational assessment evaluates and identifies suitable and realistic vocations for a client through a standardized testing process. A vocational assessment incorporates medical, psychological, social, vocational, educational, cultural, and e​conomic data. The vocational assessment assesses the client’s interests, aptitudes, intellectual and learning abilities and takes into consideration the client’s functional abilities, transferable skills, education, work history and pre-injury earnings when identifying realistic and suitable vocational options for consideration

Outcome of the Assessment

The objective of a vocational assessment is to identify suitable and realistic occupational options for the client. The assessment will (as applicable) confi rm if the client currently has the requisite level of education, aptitude, skills, abilities and function to perform the
identified job.
The resulting assessment report will contain occupations that may require:

  • No additional training;
  • Experiential learning (training on the job);
  • Short term skills enhancement (e.g. computer skills training or Essential Skills Training);
  • Short term upgrading (e.g. ESL, Academic Upgrading); and/or
  • Short term vocation specifi c training (e.g. public community or private career college);
  • Current wage range information from government sources;

Assessment Length

The client will attend the assessment for approximately 6 hours over one or two day scheduled to accommodate the physical tolerance of the individual. The report will be completed and available within 5 business days of the assessment completion. 

Assessor Credentials

A Vocational Evaluation is completed by a Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator (CCVE), or a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) / Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP) with a minimum of 5 years of vocational evaluation experience. ​

To arrange for an assessment, please call:
1-855-803-4999 ext. 4321
 


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