a quick guidepreparing for
a quick guide
Institute of Technology
When you've been invited to attend a test session,
contact the employer and ask for a 'test takers
guide'. This is a sample of the type of questions you
may be likely to be asked. The majority of tests aim
to assess your logical thinking with unfamiliar
materials using words, numbers, shapes and
Work through the 'practice leaflet' and try to
understand the answer to each question.
Note down any questions you may wish to ask at the
Read as much as possible and test yourself on what
you have read.
Practice your maths without using a calculator.
Try putting simple things together to develop your
sense of spatial awareness.
I will be available each weekday on a drop in basis
between 10.00 am & 12.30 pm daily.
Should you require further help or assistance, an
alternative appointment can be arranged at a
mutually agreeable time.
However you must attend the DROP IN session first.
Catherine Lyster (Careers Officer)
(074) 91 64141
Making the Right Impressions Series
a quick guide
Selection tests are increasingly being used by employers
before or in conjunction with interviews to screen suitable
applicants. Tests can last over several days or several
hours. Either way they can be a nerve wracking
experience for those who are totally unprepared. This
leaflet will provide useful tips on how to prepare for tests,
what to expect, and gives guidelines in what to expect at
Workshops on Coping with Aptitude Tests will be held in
the Spring Term. Details will be announced on the Notice-
Boards and on 'Careers Brief'.
a quick guideAPTITUDE
Increasingly being used by large employers to either
screen applicants or they are used in conjunction
with other methods including interviews.
Can last for