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BPS Test User, Ability & Personality

Level A and B psychometric test training

We offer FREE access to our online 'Interviewing and Assessing Candidates' course (worth £95 + VAT) for 6 months. This online course is designed to develop your knowledge of competency-based interviewing and assessment centre design.

BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality

The BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability and Personality course (previously known as '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 internationally recognised and aligned with the standards of competence defined by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

Benefits of completing the BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality 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) - additional fee payable directly to the BPS

  • Develop your understanding of psychometric testing and personality theory

HUCAMA Factors Accreditation

The programme 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. The assessments are suitable for both selection and development contexts and can be used across all levels of an organisation.

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BPS Test User Course Content

Through a mixture of independent and online learning, this qualification covers a comprehensive 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

  • Introduction to Personality Theory

  • Introduction to Personality Assessment

  • HUCAMA Factors Accreditation

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

Certification Programme Structure

Test User: Occupational, Ability (TUA) e-learning

Complete the TUA e-learning modules (4 hours) which provide an introduction to ability testing including choosing tests, scoring, norms, reliability and validity.

TUA Quizzes & Recruitment Case Study 

Complete a set of questions (2 hours) and exercises (2 hours) to test your knowledge and apply what you have learnt to a case study. 

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.

Test User: Occupational, Personality (TUP) e-learning 

Complete the TUP e-learning modules (2 hours) and learn about personality theory and assessment.

TUP Quizzes 

Complete a set of questions (1 hour) to test your knowledge.

HUCAMA Factors Accreditation

Complete the HUCAMA Factors assessments

Complete HUCAMA Factors pre-course work

Attend the 2-day HUCAMA Factors live training sessions via Zoom 

TUP Post Course Workbook

Complete a set of exercises (3 hours) to further practice interpretation and provide feedback with the HUCAMA Personality Factors assessment.

BPS Test User Structure

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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