Instant Online Skills Tests

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Different types of Online Skills Tests available:

Aptitude Tests

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Core Skills Tests

Industry specific Skills Tests

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Online Skills Tests
Whether you are testing one candidate or hundreds,
we offer a vast range of online skills tests. From
job-based simulations to Microsoft Office, from
core skills in literacy and numeracy to measuring
ability in performing critical tasks.


Due to our highly adaptive approach, we can
bespoke our online skills tests or get creative and work together
to design something innovative to suit your
individual needs.

Why use Skills Testing?

Are you feeling overwhelmed with the number of applications you are receiving for a job vacancy and how to sift through to find the ideal qualified candidates and make an informed hiring decision? Or are you looking for ways to improve your existing staff’s development but not sure what their current skills set is and the areas needed for improvement? This is where online skills tests come in!

Instant online tests assess individuals quicklyaccurately, and above all fairly.

Online testing also allows easy comparison between candidate responses and the results of pre-testing, alongside a well-written CV and any subsequent interview- help a business to make well-informed recruitment decisions and quantify the knowledge of an individual.

58% of Hiring Managers have said they have caught out a lie on a candidate’s CV

The typical cost of recruitment error as a percentage of annual salary is 40%

21% of companies didn’t spend enough time to test candidate skills well enough before hiring

Different types of Online Skills Tests

We offer core competency online skills tests that provide an overview of their skills and capabilities when it comes to reading, writing, communication and numeracy, that are fundamental essentials for successful working regardless of the industry.

Not only that, we also offer skills testing specific for certain industries. A variety of Retail specific tests to assess a candidate’s ability to handle real life retail scenarios; pre-built Finance assessments enable you to identify candidate knowledge related to financial responsibilities; as well as Logistics skills testing which assess basic “day to day” driver knowledge required by law.

Numerical & Verbal reasoning tests are aptitude tests used by recruiters and employers. Aptitude tests are also known as cognitive ability tests or intelligence tests.

Randomised or fixed questions from the largest question pool on the market, regularly “refreshed” and designed with business language and the candidate in mind.

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To find out more about our different online skills tests fill in the form below or call us on 0203 693 2201

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Due to our highly adaptive approach, we can
bespoke our tests or get creative and work together
to design something innovative to suit your
individual needs.

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Customer Testimonials
  • British Board of Film Classification
    "We are currently in the early stages of using the Team Communication Training product. It’s fascinating to see the results of the research. It will be a very useful tool for creating teams for specific products. Skillsarena provide fantastic customer service."
  • Southern Housing Group
    “Skillsarena’s tests have been used throughout the organisation for all levels of recruitment up to the most senior and have been very well received. The response to the tests has been overwhelmingly positive. All of our recruitment managers are absolutely delighted.”
  • Business Process Outsourcing
    “The bespoke test that Skillsarena created for us was a highly effective solution to a big problem. Our client was delighted with the outcome of the project.”
  • Home Retail Group
    “Our aim is to be the preferred local employer, by attracting the right people to work in our top performing call centre of which we are immensely proud. Skillsarena have given us a fresh perspective on our workforce and the motivation to build upon attracting the right people through an engaging employer brand.”
  • Family Mosaic
    “Choosing Skillsarena was the best business decision we made, the system is slick and easy to use, our business processes are faster and I recommend the company when speaking to others about their recruitment problems”.
  • Knight Frank
    “Some of the benefits of using a Skillsarena testing package include its simplicity, the ability to use it remotely and of course its competitive pricing. Knight Frank is extremely happy with the service. Skills testing is a useful tool when setting apart candidates during the recruitment process.”
  • Aster Group
    “Skillsarena was chosen because the assessments administered allowed us to track user actions in a simulated environment rather than simply offering multiple choice”
  • Edge Hill University
    “Character DNA has been highly effective at ensuring we appoint individuals into the organisation that can contribute to our positive and engaging culture”
  • SECOM Plc
    “Since engaging Skillsarena, the team and their assessments, we now have the evidence to ensure the candidates we interview have the skills we needed to perform the job.”

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