Test User: Occupational, Ability

BPS ability test user training

This BPS verified course qualifies you to use all of The Myers-Briggs Company's ability and aptitude tests. The programme replaces the BPS Level A course, and can be followed up with the Test User: Occupational, Personality course (formerly Level B).

test user occupational ABILITY

Gain qualification to use the Strong Interest Inventory®, ABLE® Series and Saville Consulting Aptitude Assessments, on the first step to become a fully accredited BPS test user. Combining a variety of teaching methods, including distance learning, interactive exercises, group work and real-life practice sessions, this course will develop your feedback skills and offer coaching from experienced trainers. Some pre- and post-attendance work is required, and some of this will be online.

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3 days (Equivalent to 43 CPD hours)

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  • Administration, interpretation and feedback skills
  • How to choose the appropriate test for any given purpose
  • How to integrate ability and aptitude tests effectively into both selection/recruitment and development processes
  • How to use tests legally, ethically and fairly
  • Knowledge of technical concepts (such as reliability and validity) that will help you to evaluate the tests from any publisher.
I really appreciated how both of the trainers continually brought every concept to life with a vast range of examples (many fun), plus their empathy with the group. [...] Very professional, pacey, engaging, adult and fun. Beyond all expectations.

Jan-Paul Van DesselStaff. Lloyds Banking Group

This test user programme incorporates online distance learning, face-to-face training and individual fieldwork to embed skills and learning; a real-life case study and practical experience are central to the workshop.
  • BPS verification as Test User: Occupational, Ability (formerly the BPS certificate of competence in occupation testing, Level A)
  • Qualification to use The Myers-Briggs Company instruments including the ABLE® Series, Saville Consulting Aptitude Assessments and the Strong Interest Inventory®
  • Ability to assess people for recruitment and development in a wide variety of contexts, and to test many different nuances of aptitude and ability
  • Access to ability and aptitude tests from other test publishers
  • An essential precursor to the BPS Test User: Occupational, Personality programme and qualification (formerly Level B). Taken together, this can also lead to the internationally recognised Euro-Test Certificate.
  • HR managers 
  • Line managers 
  • Team leaders 
  • Training consultants 
  • Organisational development specialists

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