WERC® is proud to introduce the product of years of Dr. Cooke's clinical research in human work performance; the SmarTest™ Assessment System. With its' three different compenents or modules...



The Work Evaluation Centre specializes in the provision of assessment products and services for the evaluation of work capacity, functional tolerances and vocational potential...


Vocational Assessments

Making the right career choice for you can depend on the right kind of data...


Job Site Analysis

Job site analysis can provide useful information for use in comparison with the results from work capacity testing...


Work Evaluation and Research Center, Inc.

The Work Evaluation & Research Center (WERC®) located in Langley, British Columbia, Canada, has been one of the premier human performance testing and research sites in North America for the past decade. Founded by Dr. Christopher Cooke, WERC® has pioneered work capacity assessment techniques that are in use world-wide. Dr. Cooke's research at WERC® as well as the University of British Columbia and the Functional Evaluation Unit of WorkSafe BC, has been published in international trade and professional journals such as SPINE, Journal of Occupational Medicine and in VECAP's 13th Proceedings in Vocational Evaluation.The Work Evaluation and Research Center has been serving the lower mainland and the larger BC Community for the past 20 years.

We specialize in the provision of evaluation services for the assesment of vocational potential, including physical function as well as vocational assessment. Our friendly and professional staff are here to answer any questions you may have about our services and products. Whether you need work capacity testing, physical/functional assessment, vocational assessment services, career planning, employability assessments, job site analysis, cost of future care assessments, assistance with litigation case management including expert critiques or cross-examination assistance or, if you need corporate consultation services to help set up your own business, including staff training and the provision of assessment products, WERC® has the services and products you need at prices you can afford. At The Work Evaluation Center, our goal is to provide you with courteous, professional service of the highest calibre.

Browse our website for more information regarding The Work Evaluation and Research Center. If you have any questions or would like to speak to a WERC® representative regarding our products and services, please e-mail us at or call us at 604-532-4094.