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BPS Test User, Ability & Personality

Level A and B psychometric test training

BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality

The BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability and Personality course (BPS Level A and B training) will qualify you in both ability and personality psychometric testing.


Accredited and verified by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this course is nationally recognised and aligned with the standards of competence defined by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

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What we offer

We specialise in providing high quality BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality training. In addition to gaining a qualification in test use, completing the course with us means that you will also receive:

Ongoing Support

Throughout the process, an experienced Psysoft consultant will be on hand to answer any questions or queries. We will continue providing complimentary support after the course to help you use and interpret psychometric assessments.

HUCAMA Factors Accreditation

This course certifies you to use 3 different assessment tools in one accreditation, allowing you to measure ability, personality & competency. As part of your development, you will also receive your own reports for each assessment. 

Interviewing and Assessing Candidates

We offer FREE access to our online 'Interviewing and Assessing Candidates' course (worth £150 + VAT) for 6 months. This course is designed to develop your knowledge of competency-based interviewing and assessment centre design.

Benefits of the BPS Test User Qualification

By completing the BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality course, you will:

Receive a nationally recognised qualification in psychometric 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) - additional fee payable directly to the BPS

Become eligible for the EFPA European Test User Certificate (Level 2)

Develop your understanding of psychometric testing and personality theory

Be able to use additional personality assessments after attending 'conversion' training courses with the relevant test publisher.

BPS Test User Course Content

Test User: Occupational, Ability

Through a combination of online e-learning modules, quizzes, case studies and a practice testing session, you will gain an understanding of the principles of ability testing, including:

  • An Introduction to Psychometric Testing

  • Reliability and Validity

  • Describing and Transforming Test Scores

  • Best Practice and Fair Selection

  • Test Administration and Feedback

This self-paced section of the course will allow you to use a range of ability tests from all the main UK test publishers.

4-6 hours of e-learning modules provide an introduction to ability testing 

4-6 hours of quizzes and exercises to test your knowledge and apply what you have learnt

1 hour online call with a consultant to discuss progress and practice test administration and feedback

2-4 hours of e-learning modules provide an overview of personality theories and assessments

4-6 hours of quizzes and exercises to test your knowledge and practice interpretation and feedback

2 day live online training course with an experienced consultant to certify you in the HUCAMA Factors assessment suite, including HUCAMA Personality Factors

Test User: Occupational, Personality

This part of the course will build your confidence to use personality assessments in the workplace and consists of a mixture of independent e-learning modules, quizzes and exercises, covering topics such as:

  • What is personality?

  • Personality Theory

  • Personality Assessment

The training also includes qualification in the HUCAMA Factors assessments (Ability, Personality and Competency). This suite of assessments is designed to predict and develop performance in the workplace.

Watch a preview of our e-learning here:

Who should Attend the BPS Test User Course?

The BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality certification course requires no previous experience and is suitable for those working in:


  • Recruitment

  • Human Resources (HR)

  • Learning & Development

  • Talent Management

  • Coaching

  • Leadership Development

BPS Test User Qualification with EQ-i 2.0 & EQ 360

We also offer BPS Test User training combined with EQ-i 2.0 & EQ 360 certification. Please contact us for details.

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