Aptitude/Cognitive Ability Tests

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Aptitude assessments, or sometimes known as ability tests, are consistently found to be the best predictors of individual’s workplace performance and effectiveness.

Employing the valid and right aptitude assessments applicable for specific roles and industries during recruitment process can yield significant returns of investment through ensuring the right individual is selected. Designed specifically to assess abilities associated with the role requirements, the areas measured include verbal, numerical, diagrammatic, abstract, spatial, mechanical and other types of reasoning abilities. Due to its job relevance, results obtained can be used to accurately understand the individual’s strengths and weaknesses.

These online aptitude assessments which often requires short completion time make it cost- and time-effective in its administration, especially during large-scale recruitment. Besides, the text-based aptitude assessments often have multi-lingual versions while diagrammatic-based aptitude assessments are independent of language ability, thereby allowing greater application across cultural context. Furthermore, the modern presentation of content helps to create a positive candidate experience, thereby helping the organisation in building a positive employer image.

Saville Consulting Swift Analysis Aptitude

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This assessment measures critical reasoning through short verbal (6 min), numerical (6 min) and diagrammatic (6 min) sub-tests. It is designed for all high level roles.

Target Group: Directors, Managers, Professionals, Graduates & Management Trainees

Aptitude Area Sub-scores:

  • Verbal
  • Numerical
  • Diagrammatic

Completion Time: 18 minutes

Assessment Report:

Reports show the Total Score and relevant (Verbal, Numerical & Diagrammatic) sub-scores. Reports also contain test-taking style information.

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Saville Consulting Swift Executive Aptitude

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This assessment measures critical reasoning through short verbal (6 min), numerical (6 min) and abstract (6 min) sub-tests. It is designed for all high-level roles.

Target Group: Directors, Managers, Professionals, Graduates & Management Trainees

Aptitude Area Sub-scores:

  • Verbal
  • Numerical
  • Abstract Reasoning

Completion Time: 18 minutes

Assessment Report:

Reports show the Total Score and relevant (Verbal, Numerical & Abstract Reasoning) sub-scores. Reports also contain test-taking style information.

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Saville Consulting Swift Comprehension Aptitude

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This aptitude assessment measures general reasoning through short verbal (4 mins), numerical (4 mins) and checking (90 secs) sub-tests. It is designed for operational, commercial, customer and administrative staff at apprentice or entry-level.

Target Group: Operational, Commercial, Customer & Administrative Staff

Aptitude Area Sub-scores:

  • Verbal
  • Numerical
  • Error Checking

Completion Time: 9 minutes 30 seconds

Assessment Report:

Reports show the Total Score and relevant (Verbal, Numerical & Error Checking) sub-scores. Reports also contain test-taking style information.

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Saville Consulting Swift Technical Aptitude

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This aptitude test measures practical reasoning through short spatial (3 min), mechanical (3 min) and diagrammatic (4 min) sub-tests. It is designed for all technical roles, e.g. production workers, apprentices, engineers, designers and scientists.

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

Aptitude Area Sub-scores:

  • Spatial
  • Mechanical
  • Diagrammatic

Completion Time: 10 minutes

Assessment Report:

Reports show the Total Score and relevant (Spatial, Mechanical & Diagrammatic) sub-scores. Reports also contain test-taking style information.

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Saville Consulting Swift Apprentice Aptitude

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Target Group: Operational, Technical, Engineering, Manufacturing & Construction Apprentices

This 19.5 minute aptitude assessment measures both technical and comprehension reasoning through short verbal (4 mins), numerical (4 mins), checking (90 secs), spatial (3 mins), mechanical (3 mins) and diagrammatic (4 mins) sub-tests. It is designed for all types of staff at apprentice or entry-level.

Aptitude Area Sub-scores:

  • Verbal
  • Numerical
  • Error Checking
  • Spatial
  • Mechanical
  • Diagrammatic

Assessment Report

The assessment reports have been designed for use in either selection or development. The Swift Apprentice Aptitude Report contains:

  • An introduction
  • Apprentice Aptitude Profile with Total Score and Aptitude Area (Verbal, Numerical, Error Checking, Spatial, Mechanical & Diagrammatic) Sub-scores
  • Tips on improving abilities

The report also contains test-taking style information.

A unique combination test measuring both technical and comprehension reasoning in one quick test.

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