Contains carefully selected tests and exercises designed to identify and familiarise you with the skills and aptitudes used by employers to recruit jobs, especially those in the Police Force, Australian Defense Force, and the Public Services.
This book contains carefully selected tests and exercises designed to identify and familiarise you with the skills and aptitudes used by employers to recruit jobs, especially for those in the Police Force, the Australian Defense Force, Fire Brigade, Ambulance and the Public Services. This comprehensive guide is based on the latest test formats and has been extensively revised and expanded to eliminate weak areas and provide the practice and confidence-building needed to obtain top scores. The new third edition of this best-selling reference text previously titled Preparing for Career Selection Tests has been revised to more effectively cover the skills needed to succeed at ability tests. The author of this text is an educational consultant and psychologist who has many years experience in teaching numeracy and helping people pass selection tests.
Preface Acknowledgements Introduction How to avoid the 10 most common mistakes of test-takers How to handle tests The selection process
Part 1: Pre-Tests Sample tests General ability test Mechanical reasoning test Mathematics test: Level 1 Mathematics test: Level 2 Personality or psychological tests General ability pre-test Answer sheet: General ability pre-test Mathematics tests Pre-test checklist Multiplication table
Part 2: Skill Builders Skill builder 1: Automatic responses Skill builder 2: Mental mathematics Skill builder 3: Problem-solving Skill builder 4: Analogies Skill builder 5: Abstract reasoning Skill builder 6: Mechanical reasoning and spatial relation skills Skill builder 7: Reading for meaning Skill builder 8: Mathematical skills Timed computation
Part 3: Achievement Tests General ability post-test Answer sheet: General ability post-test Timed mathematics post-test: Level 1 Untimed mathematics post-test: Level 1 Timed mathematics post-test: Level 2
Appendix: Useful Resources on the Web
Answers part one: Pre-tests Answers part two: Skill builders Answers part three: Achievement tests
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