Description & Features

The distance learning option for Test User Ability allows you complete flexibility in how you study for the Test User Ability qualification. As all learning and assessment is carried out at a distance, this option also means that no travel is necessary – it could not be more convenient! You can start the course when you want to and work at a pace to suit you. Throughout the course you will make use of Campus Online, our active learning website, giving you plenty of contact with your tutor and fellow course delegates. The website will support your learning, provide a mechanism for responsive tutoring, encourage communication with peers and enable you to monitor your own progress. The knowledge-based part of the course is contained in a high quality course manual, with the active learning website providing flexible support — enabling you to learn in a manner that best suits your personal style.

What you will learn
Giving you the knowledge and practical skills necessary to conduct psychometric tests fairly and effectively, this qualification is the ‘industry standard’ for competence in using psychometric tests of ability and aptitude in organisations and related settings. Accredited and verified by the British Psychological Society, the Test User Ability – Occupational (formerly ‘Level A’) qualification is internationally recognised and gives you access to more than 150 tests from over 15 UK publishers, including paper-based and online materials.

Course Contents
The course is made up of a series of units designed to work sequentially to gradually build your knowledge and understanding:
  • An introduction to testing
  • Test scores and scaling
  • Reliability and validity
  • Fairness and bias in testing
  • Administering and scoring tests
  • Communicating test results
  • Security and confidentiality

Suitable for
Test User Ability 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 all aspects of assessment. The course is relevant to anyone involved in any of the following areas:
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Individual, team and organisational development
  • Careers guidance
  • Coaching
  • Talent management
  • Outplacement

Key Information
Online
English (UK)

£ 895.00

 
What's included

Throughout the course, assessment takes place in two ways:

  • The knowledge-based part of the course will be assessed online as you work through the units.
  • Assessment of practical skills in test administration and feedback is done through a live online session (e.g. via Skype) and through written case studies.

£ 895.00

 
What's included

Throughout the course, assessment takes place in two ways:

  • The knowledge-based part of the course will be assessed online as you work through the units.
  • Assessment of practical skills in test administration and feedback is done through a live online session (e.g. via Skype) and through written case studies.