BPS Test User Qualifications: Ability (TUOA) and Personality (TUOP)

BPS Test User Course (ATU, TUOA and TUOP) British Psychological Society (BPS)  Occupational Test User Qualifications

We offer a range of psychometric training courses including BPS Test User: Assistant Test User (ATU), Test User Ability (TUA), and Test User Personality (TUP). For more information about our different training options, please see the options below.  All course are available as public or in-house training, so that we can tailor them to meet your individual or organisational needs. Verified by the British psychological Society (BPS), these courses are internationally recognised and aligned with the standards of competence as per thEuropean Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

These courses will give you the knowledge and practical skills necessary to conduct psychometric tests fairly and effectively for the purpose of recruitment and selection, development, career coaching, talent management, outplacement, and team and organisational development. 

We offer different modes of learning such as distance learning (online and blended), in-house, and public courses (namely in the UK and Dubai). For more information or to book your place on this course please access the following linkhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bps-test-user-combined-qualification-ability-tua-and-personality-tup-tickets-24642100185

Distance learning – allows you complete flexibility to study for your qualifications via our online learning platform (Blackboard).  You can start the course when you want and work at a pace that suits you.  The knowledge component of the course can be accessed online; the assessment of practical skills will take place online (via Skype or through recording and sending files to us).

In-house courses – allows you to customise the course to meet your specific needs. This can save in costs, and there are several benefits to learning in this way. 

Public courses – these are run at the University of Roehampton, London on a monthly basis. In addition to this, we run courses in the Middle East, mainly the Dubai area with our Partners Profile International in Business Bay. More information on how to book these course can be found online (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bps-test-user-combined-qualification-ability-tua-and-personality-tup-tickets-24642100185).


Test User Occupational, Ability (Level A) Training

This course provides you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to conduct psychometric tests fairly and effectively in organisations.  Accredited and verified by the British Psychological Society (BPS), the Test User: Occupational, Ability (Level A) Qualification is internationally recognised and aligned with the standards of competence defined by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

Who is it for? HR professionals and consultants who wish to gain the BPS Test User, Occupational, Ability qualification.

Course Content

E-learning (6 hours)

  • An Introduction to Psychometric Testing
  • An Introduction to Reliability and Validity
  • Best Practice
  • Describing Test Scores
  • Transforming Scores to Different Scales
  • Measuring Reliability & Validity

Classroom (1 day)

  • Test Selection
  • Test Administration - Principles & Practice
  • Scoring Tests
  • Feedback
  • Fair Selection

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Test User: Occupational, Personality (Level B)

This course introduces delegates to the area of personality theory, assessment and interpretation and provides eligibility for the BPS Test User: Occupational, Personality (Level B) qualification. The course is internationally recognised and aligned with the standards of competence defined by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

Building upon the foundations of Occupational Testing covered on the Test User: Occupational, Ability (Level A) Course, this course provides fascinating insights into people’s personality, and their behaviour in the workplace.

Who is it for?

HR professionals and consultants who wish to gain the BPS qualification in Test User: Occupational, Personality (Level B).

Course Content

E-learning (2-3 hours)

The e-learning component covers the principles of personality theory and assessment:

  • What is Personality?
  • Introduction to Personality Theory
  • Introduction to Personality Assessment

Classroom (2 days)

The classroom component covers qualification in a specific personality assessment chosen from the following:

  • Profiles XT Test - for coaching, management development, and selection - read more about https://ptc.bps.org.uk/test-review/profile-xt

Post-course work

In order to gain eligibility for the BPS qualification, it is necessary to practice using the assessment with two volunteers, provide feedback and write two reports. Full details will be provided.

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BPS Combined Certificates in Occupational Testing: Personality and Ability (TUOA/P, formally Level A & B) . Book now!

Psychometrics are widely used by the Fortune top 500 companies to assess, select and develop talent. There must be a good reason why top companies rely on scientific measures such as psychometrics to select and develop their key talent.  They are proven to add great organisational value when used by appropriately trained personnel.

TOPPI runs courses leading to the British Psychological Society (BPS) and European Federation of Psychological Association (EFPA) Certificates of Competence in the use of Ability tests (formerly Level A) and Personality tests (formerly Level B) . These courses take place internationally, predominantely in the UK, Europe, USA, UAE (Dubai in Partnership) and the Caribbean.  They meet the professional guidelines of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

The BPS Certificates are the established qualifications for anyone seeking career development in HR management.

Modes of delivery:

  • Five day (Residential, weekend - event dates tbc)

  • Distance Learning (online through portal)

  • Blended learning (2 days taught + online access to portal)

  • In-house (for a group of 3 people or more, we will run the course on your site)

Three/Four/Five Day (taught) Combined Certificates in Occupational Testimg: Ability and Personality. Course Dates up to August 2019 - August to December dates will be confirmed soon:

  • 8th January - 10th January 2019  (Dubai)
  • 20th February - 22nd February 2019 (London & Dubai)
  • 3rd April - 5th April 2019 (Dubai)
  • 10th April - 12th April 2019 (London)
  • 16th - 19th June 2019 (Dubai)
  • 24th - 26th June 2019 (London)
  • 22nd - 24th July 2019 (London)
  • 5th - 7th August 2019 (London)
  • 12th - 14th August 2019 (london)
  • 20th - 22nd October 2019 (Dubai)

In-house Courses:

Alternatively, we can run these courses on your own premises if there are a few people to be trained.  Whether at your office, or at a hotel/training centre of your choice, we are willing to come to you. Please contact us for more information regarding pricing.

Call us on 020 3368 6788 to reserve your place. Alternatively, click here to pay and complete the registration form.  Alternatively, please book your place via this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bps-test-user-occupational-ability-and-personality-level-a-b-combined-training-course-employability-tickets-15524178235

(Note: Special discounts apply for Occ/Bus.Psych students).  Online courses are also available for you to start anytime - call us for details.


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