The Assistant Test User course is run as an in-house, bespoke course according to client requirements. It can be run with between one and six delegates over a day.
During this highly practical course, delegates will come to appreciate the key properties of psychometric tests and the different types of tests available. They will also develop practical skills in test administration and scoring.
The Assistant Test User course covers:
- Characteristics of psychometric tests
- Different types of test
- Types of test score and interpretation
- Planning and conducting a test session
- Practical test administration
- Test scoring
- Security and confidentiality of test materials
- Storage of test data
During the day delegates will complete practical exercises in test administration and scoring, and complete a brief written assessment.
What you will learn
For organisations that regularly use tests, this focused 1-day course provides delegates with all the necessary skills to effectively plan and conduct test sessions, using both ability tests and personality assessments.
Accredited and verified by the British Psychological Society, the Assistant Test User – Occupational qualification is internationally recognised and allows you to administer and score tests from most major UK publishers.
The course is made up of a series of units designed to work sequentially to build your knowledge and understanding. Working under the supervision of colleagues trained to Test User level, Assistant Test Users can:
- Plan test sessions
- Make all necessary preparations prior to testing
- Manage all aspects of the test session
- Score completed tests
- Manage test materials and data appropriately
Assistant Test User - Occupational is an open access course which means that no pre-qualifications are necessary. It is open to all. It will develop your competence, provide career opportunities and enhance your confidence in the use of psychometric assessments. The course is relevant to anyone involved in the administration of psychometric tests for purposes such as recruitment, development or guidance, under the supervision of a qualified Test User.