BPS Test User Training covers all you need to effectively and ethically apply psychometric assessments in the workplace and is verified by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Successful completion of the course will lead to delegates being awarded the following nationally recognised BPS qualifications in test use:
Upon completion of the coursedelegates will also be invited to join the Register of Qualifications in Test Use (RQTU)a publicly available record that shows who is verified to BPS standardswhich is frequently referenced by clients and potential employers. Completion of the training will also lead to you being recognised as a Certified practitionerwhich provides access to our full suite of cutting-edge assessments. If you would like to be trained to use our assessmentswithout receiving formal BPS accreditationyou can attend Dimensions Certified Training.
Who it’s aimed at
The course introduces the concepts of psychometric assessment from basic principlesso there are no prerequisites for entry.
The course is aimed at HR professionalspsychologistscoachesrecruiters and specialists who wish to become qualified in the administrationinterpretation and feedback of personality questionnaires and ability tests.
For more information on the benefits of this qualificationplease download the BPS Qualifications in Test Use.
The course consists of basic pre-readinga four-day classroom-based componentwith a series of assessmentsand the completion of a portfolio of coursework.
The coursework has been designed so that some elements are completed alongside the pre-readingsome during the four days of classroom trainingwith a small amount of work to complete after the course. This will enable you to consolidate your learning as the training progresses and to complete the portfolio in manageablebite-sized chunks. You will receive constructive and supportive feedback and guidance from your course facilitatorsand dedicated coursework tutor.
The classroom elements emphasise interaction and the practical implementation of the core concepts and skills. You will learn the essentials of safecost-effective and ethical use of assessments in the workplaceaccurate interpretation and exploration of resultsand how to deliver appropriate feedback.
You will also take part in a range of practical exercises designed to help you build skills and apply your learning. Many of these exercises are built around a realistic organisational case studyso you can understand the implications of using assessment in the real world.
We also create a supportive and engaging learning environmenthelping you to build confidence and competence in test use throughout your training.
At the end of the courseyou will:
If you would like more information on the option of running the BPS Test User Training in houseplease contact us
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