National Grid Tests

National Grid Tests

  • 21 tests
  • 280 questions

    
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National Grid has a crucial role to play for future generations, by making possible the energy systems of tomorrow. That’s why they look for talent and innovation, and expect high performance from enthusiastic people. People like you.

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National Grid has a crucial role to play for future generations, by making possible the energy systems of tomorrow. That’s why they look for talent and innovation, and expect high performance from enthusiastic people. People like you.

National Grid Application Process

  1. 1
    Online Application
  2. 2
    Psychometric Tests
  3. 3
    Interview
  4. 4
    Assessment Centre

National Grid Numerical Reasoning

The National Grid Numerical Reasoning test comprises of a series of questions relating to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. This type of tests is used to measure your numerical ability as well as graph and data interpretation. There is usually between 20 and 25 questions to answer in timed conditions and so it is highly advisable to practice as much as possible.

National Grid Verbal Reasoning

The National Grid Verbal Reasoning test comprises of a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions on. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical, comprehension, language understanding and grammar skills, amongst others. These are also timed so practicing within a time limit is a good idea. It is important to find a balance between reading the passage and answering the questions.

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National Grid Situational Judgement

The National Grid Situational Judgement test presents you with a series of challenging scenarios that one might encounter in the workplace and then a number of possible responses to the scenario. You then chose which one you feel is the best way to describe how you would react. As with the rest of the tests you will be timed and so it is important that you read the information properly. It is important to know the company values to ensure your answers are best matched with theirs.

National Grid Group Exercise

You will be given a group task, usually involving a meeting or business scenario that you will be expected to provide solutions for within the team. Either way you will be expected to analyse information presented to you. You’ll be assessed on how you perform within the group, whether you show strong leadership skills or better support skills. You must be careful to strike a balance between dominating the group and being too passive.

National Grid Presentations

You will be expected to give a short presentation on a subject provided. You will be given time to prepare and will be allowed to take prompts in with you. This will normally relate to a case study that you will be expected to read, analyse and make a presentation based on your findings. This will be assessing your public speaking and presenting skills as well as how you perform under pressure during questions following your presentation.

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