BPS Level A Training (Test User: Occupational Ability)
Summary of course:
This 3-day, BPS accredited course has been designed to provide training leading to the fulfilment for the British Psychological Society’s Certificate of Competence in the use of Ability tests. It replaces the old Level A qualification. It is delivered over 3 days or as a blended option: 2 days online and 1 day face-to-face. In-house delivery is also available.
- £749 + VAT per person (face-to-face public workshop and blended learning option)
- 10% discount if you book Level A and B training at the same time.
- In-house prices are available on request
Who should attend:
This course is relevant to anyone wishing to use Ability/Aptitude tests for recruitment, selection or development purposes; tests in this area include verbal, numerical and inductive/abstract reasoning.
Benefits to you:
Attainment of this qualification allows you to purchase, administer and interpret ability tests from nearly ALL reputable test publishers (not just tests from Pearson TalentLens). Test User: Occupational Ability is a recognised qualification which many consultancies and organisations require their assessors and recruiters to hold.
Benefits to the employer/company:
Investing in the training of staff to attain this qualification can reduce the cost of hiring external consultants, assessors and recruiters who are often used to carry out test administration, scoring and interpretation.
Pre-course requirements and course content:
Before attending the course, delegates are required to complete approx 12 hours of pre-course work broken in to modules. This pre-work should be completed before commencement of the course.
NB. With the exception of day 1, the workshops will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00 although approx 2 hours of evening work is required on days 1 and 2
-Review of pre-course work
-Reliability (theory and application)
-Validity (theory and application)
-Fairness and Bias in testing
-Legal Aspects of testing
-Introduction to Test Administration
-Preparation for Test Administration
-Test Administration and Scoring
-Preparation for Observed Feedback
-Administration and Feedback Plenary Session
Post course requirements
Within 3 months of attending the course, delegates are required to complete a small amount of field work which includes a case study and practical day report.
3 day public course dates:
9-11 July 2013 (Blended learning - final 1 day face-to-face blended learning: July 11)
8-10 October 2013 (Blended learning - final 1 day face-to-face blended learning: October 10)
Further dates will be added here when available.
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