The CLB 7 Exit Test TEMPLATE is designed to assist ESL programs develop their own in-house CLB assessments for specific courses or projects. It is tied to the CLB 7 Exit Test developed by NorQuest College, a listening, reading, speaking and writing assessment which tests a range of CLB 7 performance indicators along with the content of the English for Careers course (including units on workplace culture and communication, safety in the workplace, and conflict resolution in the workplace). In order to improve access to employment and employment training, the CLB 7 Exit test aims to ascertain that learners have acquired a particular skills set and a body of knowledge relating to the Canadian workplace that would qualify them. The test is designed for: • ESL learners at CLB 6/7 who intend to enter the workplace or career preparation and are currently studying in the English for Careers at NorQuest College • ESL learners applying for employment requiring CLB 7 and some knowledge of workplace practices, safety rules, and workplace culture. • Career preparation bridging programs requiring CLB 7 for entry, and • Employers wishing to hire immigrant workers with demonstrated competencies at CLB 7.
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Alberta Employment and Immigration
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For more information about the CLB 7 Exit Test itself, contact Dorte Weber at 780-644-6704
The Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language (ATESL) is a professional organization that promotes the highest standards of teaching and English language program provision for all learners in Alberta whose first language is other than English.