Administering Standardised Tests -BPS Assistant Test User Certificate Course
How to accurately and confidently prepare, administer and score 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
= Approx. 20 hours (includes 2 hrs 25 mins video lessons)
Professional Qualification, awarded by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Access on a tablet or phone
Certificate of Completion
Course Workbooks & Assignments
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
Rebecca is a senior chartered Educational Psychologist with over 15 years experience in the field. She is the director of a busy assessment practice in Dublin, Ireland has delivered training courses in the area of assessment and learning across the globe. Rebecca has much experience working with both public and private bodies and is passionate about supporting teachers and parents in the area of psychology and assessment so that they can provide the best support to those students that need it most.
Start2.1_What Is A Standardised Test? (1:07)
Start2.2_Why Is Standardised Testing Important? (1:09)
Start2.3_What Is A Norm Group? (1:03)
Start2.4_Advantages & Disadvantages Of Testing (1:50)
Start2.5_What Is A Norm Referenced Test? (0:28)
Start2.6_What Is a Criterion Referenced Test? (1:04)
Start2.7_Formative and Summative Uses of Tests (1:38)
StartTest Your Knowledge_Introduction To Testing