Numeracy Skill Test
What is a Numeracy Skill Test?
Candidates are presented with a variety of question styles including true or false statements and multiple choice questions.
All levels contain questions relating to: averages, conversions, costings, decimals, fractions, percentages, ratios and time.
The Fundamental level involves performing simple calculations using a calculator. At Core and Professional levels, the difficulty is increased by raising the complexity of the mathematical scenarios and increasing the quantity of data required to achieve a result.
Candidates are presented with 12 questions to complete in 15 minutes. Responses are automatically marked and a point is awarded for each correctly answered question.
Why should I use a Numeracy Skill Test?
If you’re hiring for a position where candidates will be required to work with numbers including fractions, decimals and formulas, this test is for you.
The Numeracy Skill Test assesses a candidates numerical skills, their ability to apply mathematical models and their numerical reasoning skills.
The test is fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision.
Example Test Question
(Note: please give the answer rounded to 2 decimal places)
For further information on each of the levels of the test and the types of questions asked, view our Numeracy Fact-file.
To get an understanding of how the results are presented once a candidate takes a test, you can also view the Numeracy sample report.
With a Numeracy Skill Test you will assess
knowledge of mathematical models
costing data calculations
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