Quest A+

Help for Administrators

Help for administrators wanting to use Quest A+ for secured exams, accessing prelim results, reports and perusals

Getting Started

Administrators can request to use Quest A+ for diploma exams and provincial achievement tests using the links below. Teachers can request field tests and practice written responses using the Help for Teachers page.

Preparing for a Secured Exam

In order to be prepared for students to write a secured exam on Quest A+, schools must have adequate internet connectivity, and LockDown Browser installed on PCs and Macs. These can be school owned or student owned devices.

If students are using Chromebooks to access secured exams, they must be school owned devices, and must be configured by a tech well in advance of the exam.

It is important that students have used Quest A+ prior the exam, either by completing practice tests , or practice written responses.

FAQs

  • How do I know my computers are ready to write secured exams on Quest A+?
    Use the Trial Run Guide under Printable Documents to ensure you can access secured exams on your device.
  • What do my supervisors need to administer a secured exam using Quest A+?
    • Rules from the General Information Bulletin
    • Student ASNs
    • A computer
    • A printer for Part A’s
    • A stapler and extra staples
    • Thorough knowledge of the Quest A+ Test Dashboard
  • What is an Exam PIN?
    An Exam PIN is part of a group of access codes required to enter a secured exam. An Exam PIN is a case-sensitive code that is only valid on the date and time of a test administration. It is typically a 6-digit code consisting of alphanumeric characters. Only one Exam PIN is required for a whole class of students writing the exam in the same room. You need to request access codes from Alberta Education. For PATs and Diplomas, use the link for the PAT request Form for Quest A+ or the Diploma Exam request form for Quest A+ . For other secure exams contact Alberta Education

During an Administration

Use this checklist to help you support your supervisors when they are proctoring a secured exam.

Accessing a Perusal

For January and June diploma exam administrations only, Grade 12 teachers who teach a diploma course within the current school year are eligible to peruse that diploma exam in the same language of instruction.

For more information about perusals, please see the General Information Bulletin Diploma Examinations Program located on the Alberta Education website.

Follow the instructions below to acquire Diploma perusal codes:

  1. Go to https://alberta.ca/education/
  2. Sign in
  3. Click on the My Apps button
  4. Scroll down to Learner Assessment Services
  5. Select Diploma Perusal Codes

After an Administration

FAQs

  • Where do I find preliminary results for PATs?
    1. Go to https://alberta.ca/education/
    2. Sign in with your Alberta education account (or create an account if you don’t already have one)
    3. Click on the My Apps button
    4. Click on Preliminary Results Grades 6/9 under Provincial Achievement Tests
  • Where do I find Diploma results?
    1. Go to https://alberta.ca/education/
    2. Sign in with your Alberta education account (or create an account if you don’t already have one)
    3. Click on the My Apps button
    4. Click on Diploma Results under Diploma Exams

Printable Documents

Printable Documents are currently provided only in English.

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