This BPS verified 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 is delivered over 2 days or as a blended option: online and 1 day face-to-face. In-house delivery is also available.
£899 + VAT per person (In-house prices are available on request)
Central London (80 Strand, WC2R 0RL)
|28 Feb - 1 Mar 2017 - FULL||12-13 Sep 2017|
|25-26 Apr 2017 - FULL||28-29 Nov 2017|
|20-21 June 2017|
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.
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.
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.
Before attending the course, delegates are required to complete approx 3-4 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 1.5 hours of evening work is required on day 1
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.
Angus is a Chartered Psychologist with over 20 years experience of working with psychometric and other forms of assessment in organisational, educational and research contexts, and is the author of numerous published tests and questionnaires.
He is committed to promoting excellence and best practice in the use of psychometric assessments, formerly being Chair of the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Committee on Test Standards and remains the Senior Verifier for the Society’s Occupational Testing qualifications. An experienced project manager, consultant and trainer, Angus believes passionately in the ethical use of assessment to enhance individual and organisational effectiveness.
Lucy is a Business Psychologist who completed her MSc in Occupational Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. With a background in HR and consulting, she has had experience with a wide range of both ability and personality assessments.