Test User: Occupational Ability and Personality (formerly BPS Level A & B)


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2 Days of Virtual Tutored Online Training



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8-12 Hours of E-Learning Modules


Upon completion of this flexible online training, you will gain immediate access to our suite of aptitude tests, behavioral screeners, and the Wave personality questionnaire - recognized for being the best predictors of workplace performance and potential.

The first part of the course - Test User: Occupational Ability – comprises of a full-day tutored virtual session and approximately 4-6 hours of home learning and focuses on the best-practice use of aptitude tests.

While the second part - Test User: Occupational Personality - uses the same format to provide you with the skills and knowledge to confidently use personality questionnaires professionally in the workplace.


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    "The course director was engaging and excellent at explaining things, using fantastic examples that brought the materials to life"

    Talent Manager, Professional Services Organization

    Key Learning Objectives

    Our flexible online Test User: Occupational Ability and Personality course (BPS Level A & B Training) uses an engaging blend of home-learning and interactive virtual sessions to provide you with the skills and tools to improve how your organization hires, builds and leads talent.

    Test User: Occupational Ability (formerly BPS Level A Training)

    Upon completion of these modules, you will gain full access to our industry-leading suite of aptitude tests, including the pioneering Swift ability combination test range.

    virtual training icon 4-6 hours of e-learning modules teach you the theory behind our aptitude assessments. These can be completed at your own pace, with a designated consultant on hand to help you every step of the way.

    virtual training icon 1-Day virtual tutored session that makes use of polls, quizzes and group work to teach you how to administer aptitude tests, interpret results, use dynamic candidate reporting and deliver best-practice feedback.

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    "The Swift Executive Aptitude assessment was chosen due to it being able to assess the intellectual ability required for the role in a short timeframe whilst retaining good validity."

    During these modules delegates will learn to:



    • Conduct job role analysis
    • Administer ability test and interpret candidate results
    • Build efficient and robust screening processes
    • Ensure a fair and lawful selection process
    • Give best-practice candidate feedback

    Test User: Occupational Personality (formerly BPS Level B Training)

    Upon completion of these modules, you will be qualified to use the Wave personality questionnaires; the best-in-class predictors of workplace performance and potential.

    virtual training icon 4-6 hours of e-learning modules teach you the theory and research behind our flagship personality questionnaire Wave - recognized for possessing the highest validity and using the smartest AI on the market.

    virtual training icon 1-day virtual tutored session teaching you how to analyze candidate reports and interpret profiles to drive superior selection and development activities.

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    During these modules delegates will learn to:



    • Gain immediate access to the full suite of Wave personality assessments and the knowledge to confidently use them
    • Minimize the risks associated with hiring decisions and shortlist the best candidates
    • Accurately identify potential in individuals
    • Delve deeper into individuals' personalities and provide high-quality candidate feedback
    • Use and interpret group dynamics with interactive reporting

    "We are constantly impressed by the value Wave adds to the business. The fact we are talking the same language at recruitment, onboarding and development presents a powerful force for the business."

    We’re Here to Help at Every Stage

    We are committed to helping you get the best value experience from our training and tools. Included in the price of the course, you will also receive the following:

    Your own designated consultant

    Each learner will be paired up with one of our experienced consultants when they sign up to the course. This consultant will be an expert in ability and personality psychometrics, and can be contacted at any time throughout the course to check your understanding.

    Reference books

    We provide both Swift and Wave reference books which you can refer back to after the course. These will be PDF versions of the online technical course content so you don’t need to worry about making notes as you go through the e-learning.

    Check-in webinar

    Once you’ve completed the e-learning part of this course, you will be invited to a check-in webinar to address any questions you have on what’s been covered so far and what will be covered in the practical part of the course.

    Practical workbook

    You will receive a hard copy and digital copy of the practical workbook to use on the virtual, face-to-face part of the course for both Swift and Wave. This will have plenty of space for notes and will include key points we recap over the day.



    Exclusive Assessment Starter Pack

    All Test User: Occupational Ability & Personality course bookings include an exclusive assessment starter pack worth £500:

    • Hire Talent Interactive Card Deck
    • Build Talent Interactive Card Deck
    • 3 x Work Strengths Behavioral Profiles
    • 3 x Wave Professional Styles Expert Reports

    Who is this course for?

    This psychometric testing training course requires no previous experience and is suitable for:


    • HR Professionals
    • Recruiters
    • Assessment Practitioners; Coaches, Leadership Development Practitioners
    • Talent Management Practitioners

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