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Saville Consulting Aptitude Assessment Preperation Guides

Why are Aptitude Assessments used?

Employers often use aptitude assessments as part of their assessment procedures for the selection and development of staff. Research has shown that they are powerful predictors of performance at work.

Assessments help you to:

  • demonstrate your strengths
  • be assessed fairly on job relevant criteria
  • find out more about your strengths and development needs
  • make future career decisions based on your abilities

Assessments help employers to:

  • select people best suited to the demands of the job
  • identify areas where individuals might benefit from further development
  • obtain objective information about people's abilities

The Saville Consulting Verbal, Numerical and Diagrammatic Analysis assessments are used for a wide range of professional and managerial positions. You can download the Preparation Guides from the links provided.

Preparation Guide Downloads

Select the relevant link below to open the document or right click on the link and select 'Save Target As' to download to your computer.

Analysis Aptitude Range Preparation Guides

Preparation Guides for Verbal, Numerical and Diagrammatic Analysis test types as featured in Swift Analysis Aptitude, Professional Aptitudes, Work Aptitudes and Abstract Reasoning as featured in Swift Executive Aptitude and Abstract Reasoning Aptitude.

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Verbal Analysis - 176kB (PDF)

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Numerical Analysis - 142kB (PDF)

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Diagrammatic Analysis - 210kB (PDF)

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Abstract Reasoning - 436kB (PDF)

Comprehension Aptitude Range Preparation Guides

Verbal Comprehension, Numerical Comprehension and Error Checking test types as featured in Swift Comprehension Aptitude, Operational Aptitudes, Commercial Aptitudes, Customer Aptitudes and Administrative Aptitudes.

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Verbal Comprehension - 209kB (PDF)

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Numerical Comprehension - 234kB (PDF)

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Error Checking - 514kB (PDF)

Technical Aptitude Range Preparation Guides

Spatial Reasoning test as featured in Swift Technical Aptitude and Practical Aptitudes.

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Spatial Reasoning - 403kB (PDF)

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Mechanical Reasoning - 227kB (PDF)

Click to download PDF Preparation Guide for Diagrammatic Reasoning - 211kB (PDF)

If you have any further queries or issues please check out our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) and Technical Tips pages.
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