NB/ there are online tests but they will depend on the role that you are applying for – it is advisable to practice all types
These psychometric tests are designed to measure your numerical abilities and relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. These will be timed so it is important to practice in advance.
This test comprises of a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical skills as well as your comprehension and grammar.
Diagrammatic / Logical Reasoning
This test comprises of questions relating to sequences of shapes and patterns. In each question there will be a missing step and you will be provided with a number of answers to choose from. These are designed to test your logical reasoning as well analytical and problem-solving skills.
The exercises can vary, however, the general skills that he assessors are looking for is a balance between good team-working and leadership skills. Make sure that you contribute but do not become overbearing in group discussions. You’ll be provided with a business scenario or problem and be expected to discuss it with your group.
You may be asked to sit one of these. e-trays make use of a simulation in which you receive e-mails which you are expected to read, prioritise and process in order to complete several tasks. These tasks are representative of those that you might be expected to undertake in a work or business setting. It will assess your written communication, decision-making skills and ability to multi-task.