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The Yardstick difference

At Yardstick we know well-trained and well-tested people aren’t just safer. They’re more confident and more successful. Since 2005 we’ve used technology, rigour, and a lot of personality to train, test and verify millions of people.

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Yardstick by the numbers

  • 13+ years in operation
  • 200+ clients
  • 400+ test centers
  • 19M+ learners trained
  • 20+ awards won
  • 4 canadian offices
  • 125+ industry leaders
  • 6 business units
A safer, more confident world

Yardstick started as a small practice exam company with a big idea: that technology and innovation could change whole industries. Since then, we’ve grown, evolved, and acquired, and we’ve emerged as leaders in high-stakes testing, online training, consulting, and more. Each new business venture brings us closer to our shared goal to help build a safer, more confident world.

Yardstick group of companies

At Yardstick, we know well-trained and well-tested people aren’t just safer––they’re more confident and successful. From figuring out how to best reach learners through research and psychometrics, all the way to developing and delivering the best possible courses and exams, Yardstick is there every step of the way. Our companies are varied, but they all share one common goal: to create a safe, secure and successful world, one learner at a time.

An award winning culture

Our culture is defined by the great people who work here and by our shared sense of purpose. When you walk into our offices, it is clear that we’ve created something special. People are happy and energized, the place hums, and there is a palpable sense of excitement in the air.

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