Fully Simulated Microsoft Word Test

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Why you need a fully simulated Microsoft Word Skills Test

Most employees will use Microsoft Word for one use or another, whether it be formatting a letter or writing documents. Our MS Word assessments cover everything from Word basics through to Advanced Word skills depending on the level chosen allowing you to evaluate their knowledge.

If you’re hiring for a position requiring word document skills such as use of formatting tools and word processing procedures, then our Microsoft Word Test is exactly what you need to ensure your job applicants have what it takes before you hire them. Or do you want to re-train your existing employees? Develop them with more advanced MS Word skills so that they can improve their day-to-day work.

Overview of a fully simulated Microsoft Word Test

Designed to test an individual’s ability to perform tasks within a simulated Microsoft Word environment. Unlike most Microsoft Word Tests this test does not consist of multiple choice questions, instead this simulated test is designed to closely mimic the look, feel and functionality of the original software. The functionality is fair to candidates in that it allows the tasks to be completed in a familiar way using menus, buttons, left clicks, right clicks and keyboard shortcuts in a way that they are most accustomed.

The assessment is available at a variety of levels [basic, intermediate and expert] enabling you to assess at a level relevant to both the candidate and the role. You can choose the level at the point of assignment. A comprehensive report breaks down ability by level, percentile and correct answers.

The levels were initially based on Microsoft Training and have been “levelled” in line with real world day to day activities. The levelling is based on a common consensus from Skillsarena’s view, customer feedback and the Skillsarena User Group. Levels assigned to candidates should be chosen as appropriate to the needs of the role. In the vast majority of cases Basic is appropriate and perhaps intermediate in some cases.

Available software versions: Microsoft Word 2003 | Microsoft Word 2007 | Microsoft Word 2010 | Microsoft Word 2013

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Consider that the levels are based on “typical use” of the application; for example basic would cover those tasks that are performed regularly and easily, the majority of times by most people using the application day in day out. More difficult tasks such as those in intermediate and certainly expert levels will only be performed by those that have more in-depth knowledge of the application and typically use far less basic functionality.

Complementary Tests

As well as our Microsoft Word Test, there are several complementary tests that come under the Microsoft Office Tests module:

Word Test Sample Questions

Basic. Change the text to bold.
Intermediate. Change the save options so that a backup copy of the document is always created.
Expert. Reveal all formatting in the current document.

Microsoft Word Test sample question

Require Bespoke Adjustments to these fully simulated Microsoft Word 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.

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