Topics covered in training for Test User: Occupational, Ability (including Assistant Test User):

  • Introduction to testing
  • Administering tests
  • Maintaining security and confidentiality of the test materials and the test data
  • Ability and aptitude
  • The basic principles of scaling and standardisation
  • Basic principles of norm-referenced interpretation
  • Test theory – Classical test theory and reliability
  • Test theory – Item response theory
  • Validity and utility
  • Relating assessment to job requirements
  • Deciding when psychometric tests should or should not be used
  • Interpreting test results
  • Providing oral feedback
  • Providing written feedback