Rigorous and defensible assessments, personal and responsive service.

We’ve helped 19,778,059 learners achieve competency, we’re aiming for a billion.

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Your full-service professional testing and research provider. Our promise is to deliver assessment and research solutions that are rigorous and defensible, yet personal and responsive. We apply industry best practice and standards to all that we do, while taking a personal, client-focused approach.

Expert services and software.

At YAS, we build everything with defensibility in mind. Our online exams are backed by psychometric precision and science, so that our clients have confidence in their assessments. Then we deliver them with flexible solutions, seamless and user-friendly technology, and leading customer service.


Exam design and implementation guided by psychometric science and analysis.

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Exam administration

Defensible exam administration, delivered in a secured facility or by remote proctors, from the comfort of your candidates’ homes.

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Exam delivery software

Flexible, modern and secure technology designed to align with your brand and strengthen the systems and processes you already have.

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Yardstick Research

From surveys and focus groups to full program evaluations. Exceptional research to support evidence-based decision-making.

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400+ Testing centres
20+ Awards won
150,000 People surveyed
40+ Industry leaders

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Clients that we've helped


National Dental Hygiene Certification Board

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FP Canada

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Health care

Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators

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We believe that learning and assessment changes lives.

At Yardstick Assessment Strategies (YAS), we ensure that professionals are qualified and ready to serve to the public. We use a combination of technology, psychometric best practice, evidence-based research, and professionalism to assess the knowledge, skills, and abilities of millions of candidates across the world.

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We help our clients achieve their goals by delivering assessment solutions that are rigorous and defensible, yet personal and responsive.
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