Qualification: Administering Standardised Tests -BPS Assistant Test User Certificate Course

Professional Certificate of Competence in the administration and scoring of standardised educational tests

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What you'll learn

  • How to competently administer and score psychometric tests
  • The different kinds of test available to you including intelligence, attainment and aptitude
  • The benefits of using different tests
  • How to use tests for formative, summative and diagnostic purposes
  • How to process and keep data securely and in line with data protection legislation

Course Duration

= Approx. 20 hours (includes 2 hrs 25 mins video lessons)

What's included?

Professional Qualification, awarded by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Video lessons

Downloadable Resources

Access on a tablet or phone

Certificate of Completion

Course Workbooks & Assignments

Personal Tutor


Course Description

Schools are required to carry out a great deal of psychometric testing on their students every year. This course will equip teachers with the knowledge, skills & tools required to administer and score these tests competently and confidently, leading to better outcomes for students. The course starts at a foundational level and develops the attendees skills as it moves through the course. The course is led by experienced senior psychologists who are on hand to support attendees as they move through the course. There are two short assignments to be completed on the course including the completion of some short multiple choice questions and the submission of a recorded test administration.


Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for schools wishing to create a competent, confident and qualified testing team within their school. The course is ideal for teachers that are delivering psychometric tests to students and wish to upskill and gain professional status in the area of test administration. The standards for this course have been set and verified by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and successful completion leads to an internationally recognised qualification in test use. For teachers wishing to gain further competence and recognition in the area of test interpretation, we recommend completion of the higher level BPS, Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (Test User)

"Thank you for this wonderfully informative course. It is good to be reminded of the importance of Data protection and how information should be stored. The videos were most helpful and very clear. Thanks again"

- Carol, Primary Teacher


"I enjoyed doing this course and found it very user friendly, very easy to follow and manage each step, the practice requirements are good and enable the tester to be clear about what is involved."

Teresa, Secondary Teacher


Your Instructor


Education Elephant Ltd
Education Elephant Ltd

At Education Elephant our team of expert psychologists and course creators are passionate about creating accessible, affordable and high quality training courses for parents, teachers and other professionals that work hard to care and support the education of children and young persons.

All of courses have been created by qualified and experienced psychologists that genuinely care about supporting you with the best information and resources, so that you can do your best to support those in your care.



Course Curriculum



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and finishes in 6 months time! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Do I gain a professional qualification after completing this course
Yes! Participants that successfully complete the assessment section of this course can apply to receive a professional Certificate in Educational Standardised Testing - the British Psychological Society, Assistant Test User.

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