Occupational Testing

Testing location: David Atkinson Gymnasium, City Centre Campus, 10800-105 Ave.

Registration Deadline: 48 hours before the test.

Cancellation & Transfer Policy: 48 hours before the test start time. Prior to withdrawl/transfer cut off date: full refund or transfer. Post-withdrawl/transfer cut off date: no refund or transfer unless medical documentation is provided.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time.


The Correctional Officer Physical Ability Test (COPAT) evaluates your capacity to meet the physical demands of Correctional Services work. It is the occupational assessment used by the Solicitor General of Alberta in selecting candidates applying to Correctional Peace Officer positions.


PARE is a job-related physical abilities test that evaluates your physical capacity as it applies to law enforcement/police work. Various law enforcement agencies require successful completion of the PARE as part of the application process.