Why you need a Numeracy Test
If you’re hiring for a position requiring the ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately, then our specific Numeracy Test is exactly what you need to ensure your job applicants have what it takes before you hire them. It’s fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision. Or maybe you want to re-train your existing employees? Develop them with the relevant numeracy skills they need to improve their day-to-day work.
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Overview of Test
Designed to test a candidate’s ability to determine the answer to numeracy scenarios with the aid of a calculator. Candidates are presented with a variety of question styles including true or false statements and multiple choice questions. All of the Numeracy Test levels contain questions relating to: averages, conversions, costings, decimals, fractions, percentages, ratios and time.
Persons who need to determine the answer to numerical scenarios with the aid of a calculator.
As well as our online Numeracy Test, there are several complementary tests fall under the wider Numeracy Skills Tests module, including:
Difficulty Levels Available:
Required to read a short paragraph of text & perform a simple calculation or conversion with common (1-100) whole numbers. A candidate taking the Fundamental level of a test is expected to have subject knowledge aligned to a foundation level GCSE graduate.
Required to read a short paragraph of text & perform a multiple stage calculation with uncommon (101+) numbers, decimals and fractions. A candidate taking the Core level of a test is expected to have subject knowledge aligned to a higher level GCSE graduate.
Required to read a paragraph of text & perform a multiple stage calculation with complex numbers, decimals & fractions. This test builds on Core by increasing the quantity of calculations required to reach the answer & the quantity of data for interpretation. A candidate taking the Professional level of a test is expected to have subject knowledge aligned to an A-Level graduate.
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Numeracy Test Sample Question
A new computer costs 816 and includes VAT/GST set at 20%.
What is the cost exclusive of VAT/GST?
[type your answer/additional comments here]
Sample Numeracy Test (Core) report
Sample Numeracy Test (core) report to get a feel for the type of analysis you can receive from a candidate taking this test.
Report clearly shows the candidate’s percentage score, as well as giving them a percentile score against others in your organisation and worldwide.
Require bespoke adjustments to these tests?
All assessments can be adjusted to meet your specific needs. Bespoke activities often include the addition of organisation specific questions relating to specific software, company policies and procedures as well as the removal of questions if required.
To find out more about our bespoke assessments, click here.