BPS Test User, Ability
Level A psychometric test training
Test User: Occupational, Ability
The course (previously known as 'Level A training') will qualify you in the fundamentals of psychometric testing. Accredited and verified by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this course will qualify you to use ability tests from all the UK’s main publishers. It is also nationally recognised and aligned with the standards of competence defined by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).
If you would also like to become qualified in personality testing, you may be interested in completing the additional Test User: Occupational, Personality qualification.
Benefits of completing the BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability Qualification:
Receive a nationally recognised qualification in test use
Gain access to a range of ability and psychometric tests from UK test publishers
Join the BPS Register of Qualifications in Test Use (RQTU)
Develop your understanding of psychometric testing
Test User: Occupational, Ability (TUA) e-learning
Complete the TUA e-learning modules (4 hours) which provide an introduction to ability and personality testing including choosing tests, scoring, norms, reliability and validity.
Complete a set of questions (2 hours) to test your knowledge.
TUA Recruitment Case Study
Complete a case study exercise (2 hours) and apply what you have learnt to a recruitment context.
TUA Live Online Session
Attend an online session with one of our consultants (1 hour) to discuss your TUA progress and to complete two live exercises - administering an ability test and providing feedback.
Through a mixture of independent and online learning, this qualification covers a range of topics including:
An Introduction to Psychometric Testing
Reliability and Validity
Describing and Transforming Test Scores
Best Practice and Fair Selection
Test Administration and Feedback