Maximize Business Results with Talent Assessment Training Services

At SHL we know about people at work. Over 30 years’ of experience in talent measurement helps us to understand their most business-relevant abilities, behavior and potential and what drives them to succeed.

With SHL Talent Measurement Training you get the same insight. We give you the skills you need to apply our world-leading assessments yourself – so you can identify the best candidate for the job, or the employee with the most potential.

What you take away from a training course will not only help you deliver real business results for your organization, but also help you advance your HR professional career. Many of our courses enable certification to internationally recognized standards in Occupational Testing, such as British Psychological Society (BPS) level A or level B Registered Test User in the UK.

Courses We Offer

Personality and Ability Assessment
Assessment and Development Centre Design
Competency based interview

Personality and Ability Assessment (PAA)

This course is ideal for HR professionals, recruiters, training and management development specialists who wish to use ability tests and personality questionnaires to help in the selection, management and development of employees.

Psychometric testing is widely recognized as one of the most effective ways to ensure the right individuals are matched to the right job. This time-efficient course uses a blend of e-learning and face-to-face training to enable eligibility for using psychometrics tools. At the end of the course, delegates will be able to confidently:

  • Evaluate and select appropriate ability tests for use in their organization
  • Administer, score, interpret and provide feedback for ability tests
  • Administer, interpret and provide feedback for OPQ32 personality assessments
  • Understand how to apply OPQ in selection, development and team building
  • Link OPQ to the competencies key to business success
  • Integrate results from a variety of assessment methods to support decision-making. 
For more information about our Personality and Ability Assessment training, please contact our office.

Assessment and Development Centre Design (A&DC)

Designed for those who wish to become self-reliant in the design and implementation of Assessment and Development Centres. This two-day training programme provides a comprehensive overview of the key issues involved in managing design and implementation so that at the end of it, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills you need to return to your workplace and design and deliver your own assessment and/or development centre.

A carefully constructed and well-run Assessment or Development Centre can provide a number of benefits to an organization seeking to improve its approach to the selection and development of their employees, which in turn can identify and predict key behaviors in the workplace that transform people performance.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key differences between Assessment & Development Centres and what this means in terms of your design, implementation and follow on activities
  • How to select the right competencies that should be assessed
  • Understand how to select the appropriate assessment exercises and how to design exercises
  • Manage Assessment & Development Centre logistics including timetabling and integration of results from a range of assessors
  • Appreciate your responsibilities around Fair Selection in the context of Assessment & Development Centres
  • The pit-falls and challenges you may face and how you can manage these effectively when they occur
  • How to create a business case for running assessment/development centres and how to evaluate the impact of your assessment/ development intervention
For more information about our Assessment and Development Centre Design training, please contact our office.

Competency Based Interview (CBI)

This course is ideal for HR specialists and experienced line managers who need to gain practical experience of how to apply Competency Based Interviewing (CBI) effectively in their organizations, or senior executives involved in the final stages of the selection process who are looking to enhance their skills.

Competency based interview is another tool used for measuring competencies based on behaviors relevant to the job performance. It consists of a structured series of questions aimed at eliciting information on specific job-related criteria.

Competency based interviews rely on a thorough job analysis and lead to a strong correlation between the interviews’ outcomes and the job performance. They can be used as part of an Assessment and Development Centre or as an individual tool for measuring competencies.

For more information about competency based interviews, please contact our office.