Proofreading Skill Test

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what is a proofreading skill test
What is a Proofreading Skill Test?
The Proofreading Skill Test is designed to test an individual’s ability to recognise spelling and grammatical errors from a sample of text.

At Fundamental level candidates are required to highlight only the spelling and grammatical errors. At Core and Professional levels candidates are also required to type corrections for the errors identified.

Candidates are presented with 1 question to complete within 15 minutes. Responses are automatically marked. A point is awarded for each correct highlight and an additional point is available for corrections in the Core and Professional levels.

In all levels incorrect selections will result in a minus point being subtracted from the total score and missed errors will result in no point being awarded.

why should i use a proofreading skill test
Why should I use a Proofreading Skill Test?

If you’re hiring for a position where candidates will be required to professionally communicate in written format, this test is for you.

The Proofreading Skill Test assesses a candidates knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation and their attention to detail.

The test is fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision.

Or do you want to re-train your existing employees? Use the Proofreading Skill Test to develop them with the relevant literacy skills they need to improve their day-to-day work.

To see the test in action, you can arrange a free demo. Did you know we offer a large selection of other Skill Tests? For further information view  our complete library of skill tests.

example skill test question
Example Test Question
In the text shown below please identify all the spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors by highlighting the errors with your mouse.

Then type a correction to the error in the text box provided.

Company: God afternoon, sorry abuot the wait? You real speaking to mark. I will be your support assistant today, and how cn I help you?
Customer: I have a probblem with the product that your have sold me?
Company: Ok. Would it be possible for your to give me your name and policie number?

For further information on each of the levels of the test and the types of questions asked, view our Proofreading Fact-file.

To get an understanding of how the results are presented once a candidate takes a test, you can also view the Proofreading sample report. 

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why choose skillsarena
Why choose Skillsarena?
We have been providing online assessments for recruitment purposes since 2001. We like to think we know a thing of two about pre employment testing!

Customer service is key to everything that we offer. We are a supportive, flexible and highly responsive team. Whether you are a small, local business or a global corporation, you will benefit from a consistent, single point of contact.

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By becoming a customer, you will have access to our comprehensive library of over 100 skill tests which are ready and waiting to be used.

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