Note: The Health Occupations Aptitude Exam (HOAE) will not be required for Fall 2021 applicants. This requirement may change for Fall 2022 applicants.  Refer back to this page for the most up-to-date information.
 

The Health Occupations Aptitude Exam (HOAE) is a computer based pre-admission test for all applicants to the Respiratory Therapy program (RST4) at Fanshawe College. Applicants to the Respiratory Therapy Program must complete the HOAE as part of the application process.

Your score on the HOAE will be combined with your academic accomplishments to determine an overall score that is used for admissions.

An overview of the HOAE:

The HOAE consists of five sections:

  1. Academic Aptitude
  2. Spelling
  3. Reading Comprehension
  4. Information in the Natural Sciences
  5. Vocational Adjustment Index

For sample questions from the HOAE test, click here.

Upcoming sessional testing dates

HOAE will not be required for Fall 2021 applicants. This requirement may change for Fall 2022 applicants.  Refer back to this page for updated testing dates. 

More information:

Frequently asked questions about the HOAE.