Psychometric Testing: How to Put Your Training into Practice

Psychometric Testing - Selection by Design

You’ve done all of the hard work to become an accredited psychometric testing practitioner. You have your BPS Test User qualifications in hand, or at least can locate them in a filing box or proudly hanging on the office wall. Now what? A vast amount of knowledge and skills are acquired through Selection by Design’s […]

Forensic Test User Training – The NEW BPS Qualification Course is Now Available

Forensic Test User Training with Selection by Design Selection by Design is delighted to now offer training for the new BPS qualification of Test User: Forensic Contexts. This qualification was developed by the BPS to provide public recognition of  professionalism in psychometric testing and assessment in forensic settings. Applications range widely. Examples include: Assessment of […]

Tests You Can Access with Test User Qualifications (BPS/EFPA )

BPS/EFPA Test User: Tests You Can Access -

  We receive a lot of queries on which tests can be accessed and used once you have obtained Test User qualifications. Recently I came across a new and valuable reference for identifying and locating accessible tests: the newly published British Psychological Society (BPS) “Tests available to RQTU members.” Whether you’re an experienced psychometrician or […]

The Veiled Benefits of the BPS/EFPA Test User Personality Qualification

  Selection by Design’s Test User Personality training leads to specialization in the 16pf®. This is a well-known, defining feature of the course. Our trainees learn to score, interpret and use this test to assist with talent management, employee development and career decisions. Just as with our Test User Ability training, though, there are gains […]

The Veiled Benefits of the BPS/EFPA Test User Ability Qualification

  We work with many people who undertake Occupational Test User Ability and Personality courses to become qualified to access psychometric tests. This is a clear benefit of Test User training, but it is not the only one. The Test User courses provide a much broader array of knowledge and skills than may be apparent […]

Do Test Publishers Have to Accept BPS Test User qualifications?

  One common question we’re asked is, “What am I able to do once I’ve completed Selection by Design’s Test User training in Occupational Testing?” Qualifications at the Test User level can be used as evidence of competence for the use or purchase of test materials. Ability, aptitude and career interest tests may be purchased […]