What to expect on your test day
Our Pearson VUE test centre is located at 67 Symonds Street on Level 11, Room J.
For directions on Google Maps click here. For directions via public transport and for non-Auckland based candidates, please see here.
Please arrive 30 minutes before your test to register. If you arrive more than 15 minutes than the scheduled starting time of your test, you will not be allowed to sit the test, and you will lose your fee.
If you arrive early, you are welcome to make use of the sofas in the 7th floor lobby. During weekdays, you are also welcome to wait in the student lounge, located on the 5th floor.
When you enter our test entre in Room J, one of our friendly test administrators will request copies of your ID, take your photograph, signature and scan your palm.
You can also leave your belongings in an assigned and secure locker for the duration of your test.
What can I bring into the test room?
What can't I bring into the test room?
• Cell/mobile phones, hand-held computers/personal digital assistants (PDAs) or other electronic devices (must be switched off before storing in a locker)
• Jewelry that is wider than 1cm
• Watches, wallets and purses
• Hats, bags and coats
• Books and notes
During the test:
After a debrief of rules and procedures, our test administrator will lead you to our test room and assign you a computer booth with built-in headphones.
Your 3 hour test will commence where you will use the computer and headset to listen, read and respond to questions.
Breaks are optional and can be issued after completing Part 2 of the test for 10 minutes.
Finishing the test:
Upon completion of your test, your test administrator will ensure the closure of your work station and escort you of the room. After ID checks and being issued a printed confirmation of your completion, you will be able to leave.