TOWES testing for Bow Valley College Learners is currently suspended.

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Booking your TOWES exam

TOWES sessions are offered every week at Assessment Services in West Campus.

Sessions fill up quickly! It is important to book your session early to ensure you have a spot.

You can only book your session with your student email address. All personal emails used for booking will be deleted.

You are only permitted to book ONE session. Multiple bookings will be deleted. You are not permitted to book sessions for others.

Click on the Book Online button for available testing dates and to book your TOWES exam.

Book Online

Please select the TOWES for WES at BVC option from the menu.

All TOWES sessions are in Bow Valley College, West Campus, 300 6 Avenue, S.E., Lower Level, W010.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your exam start time.

If you require accommodations for your TOWES session, please contact 

Booking your TOWES rewrite exam

You can only book your TOWES rewrite exam AFTER you complete the Workplace Essential Skills Training Program.

Once you complete the training, you will receive instructions to your student email address about how to book your TOWES rewrite exam.


TOWES Exam Cancellation and No Show Policy

Please cancel your booking, at least 48 hours in advance, if you are no longer able to attend. This will give other learners an opportunity to book a seat.

If you do not cancel your booking in advance and do not attend the session, you will be required to wait until the next semester to schedule your TOWES exam.

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