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SHL Personality & Ability Assessment Training PAA (BPS Accredited)

If you want to utilize psychometric tools for your organization's processes or you just want to gain in-depth knowledge in using and interpreting top psychometric tools, PAA training will provide you with what you are looking for.

General information


The Personality and Ability Assessment (PAA) course is a great way to start your psychometrics journey. The course has been carefully designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to make the right people decisions within your organization.

Upon successful completion of this training, you will be able to predict talent potential and fit by using the world-leading OPQ and award-winning SHL Verify Interactive cognitive ability suite. You will be certified to administer, interpret and provide feedback on ability tests and personality assessments.

Upon completrion of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand general principles of psychometry and the use of psychometric tools in the work environment.

  • Evaluate and select the appropriate tests and OPQ reports.

  • Interpret and provide feedback on cognitive ability tests and OPQ profiles.

  • Understand how to apply OPQ in recruitment and personal development.

  • Define the competencies that are important for a job position and link them to the OPQ.

  • Register to the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a certified user of ability and personality instruments.

Benefits for you

  • Gain in-depth knowledge in psychometrics and use of psychometric tools

  • Become certified user of the world's leading psychometric tools

  • Enhance your work through the use of scientifically proven methodologies

  • Register to the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a certified user of ability and personality instruments

Benefits for your organization

  • Identify the best talent

  • Improve development programs

  • Reduce recruitment cost

  • Increase hiring effectiveness

  • Decrease time to hire

  • Enhance hiring managers' satisfaction

  • Improve the diversity of your processes

  • Improve the candidate experience 

  • Make informed decisions 


Classroom: 2 days (8 hours per day) + 5 hours online pre-course.



Virtual: 3 days (5 hours per day) + 5 hours online pre-course.


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