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Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary volunteers to invigilate certification tests on Saturday, November 19

Volunteers are needed to invigilate the certification tests on Saturday, November 19 in Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary.  The Copy Editing test will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the Stylistic Editing test will be from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

One volunteer will be the test supervisor, who invigilates both tests. Other volunteers invigilate one (or both) test(s), so there will be two invigilators at each test. As well, a back-up volunteer will be on stand-by, in case one of the others is unable to be at the test.

Test supervisor duties:
• Invigilate at both tests.
• Receive test package from EAC office. Courier completed tests back to EAC.

Invigilator duties:
• Sign in candidates.
• Confirm that candidates have only the permitted books and materials.
• Observe candidates while they write tests.

If you’d like to volunteer, please respond by Wednesday, October 26 to  Let us know if you’d like to be a test supervisor, an invigilator (and which tests you’re available for) or a back-up. 

Please note that EAC members writing the Copy Editing test or the Stylistic Editing test in 2011 toward their own certification can’t volunteer for either of these tests.

Thank you.

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