Live remote proctoring (LRP) can be used by a candidate whose closest test center is closed due to COVID-19 regulations, by a candidate who wishes to schedule an exam at a time not typically available in a local test center, or by a candidate who simply wishes the convenience of at-home exam delivery. Please carefully read the information below to ensure LRP is the appropriate option for your exam delivery.
Live remote proctoring allows candidates to complete the examination from their own computer via an internet connection at a time and place of their choosing. The candidate’s computer must have webcam capability and speakers, an adequate internet connection, to ensure the proctor has access to the candidate’s computer and the session can proceed without internet disruption. The environment should be quiet to avoid distractions and to ensure that the online proctor can hear everything at the candidate’s location. See additional LRP technical requirements.
Candidates who cannot meet the technical requirements should schedule the examination at a local test center.
In accordance with the requirements of reasonable accommodations regulations, ONCB’s test vendor Scantron makes such arrangements routinely for individuals with reasonable needs upon written request and approval from ONCB. Currently provisions are made on an individual basis for (but not limited to) registrants with visual, hearing, or physical impairments. For live remote proctoring, accommodations are generally related to additional testing time. Scantron PASS™, the test delivery driver, also will allow candidates to enlarge or zoom the test content as needed.
Scantron will notify the scheduled via email with confirmation of their testing session and instructions on how to access their exam during their scheduled testing session. Please click here to access more specific information about the LRP testing experience.
The candidate who chooses to use LRP for exam delivery is solely responsible for the testing environment. Please ensure the testing environment is as free of distraction as possible (e.g., barking dogs, interruption by young children or other family members), as ONCB will not allow a rescheduled exam due to environmental disruption.