Single Technical Aptitudes

Target Group: Technical Apprentices, Production, Construction, Engineering & Scientific Staff

Single Technical Aptitude Tests

The Technical Aptitudes single tests have been designed for use with production workers, apprentices, engineers, designers and scientists working in technical roles.

Each aptitude test is shorter than the industry standard whilst maintaining robust reliability and validity.

A series of three single unsupervised tests of spatial, mechanical and diagrammatic reasoning


Spatial Reasoning Aptitude
Invited (Unsupervised) Online Version (IA)

Spatial Reasoning Aptitude
Invited (Unsupervised) Online Version (IA)

Assesses the ability to recognise shapes. Each item in the test contains four objects where three of the objects are identical while one object is different in shape. The task is to identify the object that is different.

Time: 8 mins

No of questions: 32

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Mechanical Reasoning Aptitude
Invited (Unsupervised) Online Version (IA)

Mechanical Reasoning Aptitude
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This test assesses mechanical understanding through items that present a problem with a number of possible answers. The task is to identify the correct answer to each problem.

Time: 12 mins

No of questions: 32

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Diagrammatic Reasoning Aptitude
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Diagrammatic Reasoning Aptitude
Invited (Unsupervised) Online Version (IA)

This test assesses the ability to evaluate processes represented through diagrams. The assessment contains panels and illustrations that define logical processes followed by questions which need to be answered using the diagrams presented. Please note that Diagrammatic Reasoning is a less difficult alternative to the assessments involving Diagrammatic Analysis, which additionally feature the 'Finding Faults' and 'Comparing Flowchart Sequences' item types.

Time: 16 mins

No of questions: 32

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