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An Introduction to

Saville’s Comprehension Aptitude*

*JobTestPrep is not a part of Saville Consulting and is not related...
Table of Content
Basic Information

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The Subtests

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Basic Information
What is it?

A test battery based on verbal, numerical and error checking
subtests.

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Basic Information
What is it?

A test battery based on verbal, numerical and error checking
subtests.

Who is the target a...
The Subtests > Verbal Comprehension
Assesses the ability to comprehend written information.
The assessment contains a seri...
The Subtests > Verbal Comprehension
Assesses the ability to comprehend written information.
The assessment contains a seri...
The Subtests > Verbal Comprehension
HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR WORKSPACE
Desktop
• Keep essentials only on your desktop. Essenti...
The Subtests > Numerical Comprehension
Assesses the ability to comprehend numerical data.
The assessment contains a series...
The Subtests > Numerical Comprehension
Assesses the ability to comprehend numerical data.
The assessment contains a series...
The Subtests > Numerical Comprehension
“Most Preferred Food” Survey (%)
GENDER
FOOD

Males

Females

Steak

25

15

Salad
...
The Subtests > Error Checking
Assesses the ability to quickly and accurately detect
errors in transposed information.
The ...
The Subtests > Error Checking
Assesses the ability to quickly and accurately detect
errors in transposed information.
The ...
The Subtests > Error Checking
Year

Make*

Condition

Price

2007

H

Demo

£18,995

1999

M

New

£10,185

2001

H

Used,...
Two Types of Tests
Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types:
1. (Single) comprehension aptitude
2. Swift...
Two Types of Tests
Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types:
1. (Single) comprehension aptitude
2. Swift...
Two Types of Tests
Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types:
1. (Single) comprehension aptitude
2. Swift...
Two Types of Tests
Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types:
1. (Single) comprehension aptitude
2. Swift...
Two Types of Tests
Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types:
1. (Single) comprehension aptitude
2. Swift...
Two Types of Tests
Test type

Single comprehension

Swift comprehension

Verbal

Numerical

Error
Checking

Verbal

Numeri...
Test Presentation and Experience
You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test.

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Test Presentation and Experience
You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test.
You may also be asked ...
Test Presentation and Experience
You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test.
You may also be asked ...
Test Presentation and Experience
You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test.
You may also be asked ...
How to Prepare?
In order to succeed in a Saville Comprehension aptitude, it is important to know the test, to
know what to...
Good luck!

Start Practicing Now >>

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An Introduction to Saville Comprehension Aptitude

  1. 1. An Introduction to Saville’s Comprehension Aptitude* *JobTestPrep is not a part of Saville Consulting and is not related to it in any way. JobTestPrep offers preparation services for psychometric tests. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  2. 2. Table of Content Basic Information ----------------------------------------------- 3 The Subtests ----------------------------------------------- 4 I. Verbal Comprehension ----------------------------------------------- 4 II. Numerical Comprehension ----------------------------------------------- 6 III. Error Checking ----------------------------------------------- 8 Two Types of Tests ----------------------------------------------- 10 Test Presentation and Experience ----------------------------------------------- 12 How to Prepare? ----------------------------------------------- 13 Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  3. 3. Basic Information What is it? A test battery based on verbal, numerical and error checking subtests. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  4. 4. Basic Information What is it? A test battery based on verbal, numerical and error checking subtests. Who is the target audience? Service Apprentices, Operational, Commercial, Customer & Administrative Staff. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  5. 5. The Subtests > Verbal Comprehension Assesses the ability to comprehend written information. The assessment contains a series of single passages followed by questions (true/false/cannot say and multiple choice) which need to be answered based on the information presented. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  6. 6. The Subtests > Verbal Comprehension Assesses the ability to comprehend written information. The assessment contains a series of single passages followed by questions (true/false/cannot say and multiple choice) which need to be answered based on the information presented. Click to the next slide to get a sneak-peak of our Verbal Comprehension Practice! Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  7. 7. The Subtests > Verbal Comprehension HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR WORKSPACE Desktop • Keep essentials only on your desktop. Essentials are: computer, telephone, lamp, note paper and your current project. • Make sure your telephone is easy to answer and comfortable to use when talking and taking notes. Supplies • Put supplies in a supply drawer in easy reach of your desk. • Consider a cabinet, closet, or container for bigger supplies like file folders, ring binders and envelopes. • Group similar supplies together and label all containers. Workspace • Keep your wastebasket within easy reach. Use one that is large enough for a week’s worth of trash. Line it with a plastic bag. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  8. 8. The Subtests > Numerical Comprehension Assesses the ability to comprehend numerical data. The assessment contains a series of single data sets (graphs or tables), followed by questions (multiple choice and true/false/cannot say) which need to be answered using the data presented. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  9. 9. The Subtests > Numerical Comprehension Assesses the ability to comprehend numerical data. The assessment contains a series of single data sets (graphs or tables), followed by questions (multiple choice and true/false/cannot say) which need to be answered using the data presented. Click to the next slide to get a sneak-peak of our Numerical Comprehension Practice! Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  10. 10. The Subtests > Numerical Comprehension “Most Preferred Food” Survey (%) GENDER FOOD Males Females Steak 25 15 Salad 5 20 Soup 15 15 Hamburger 45 30 Salad 10 20 Total number of respondents: 600 females and 1400 men Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  11. 11. The Subtests > Error Checking Assesses the ability to quickly and accurately detect errors in transposed information. The assessment contains sets of original information displayed in a table, followed by transposed data in which errors have to be identified. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  12. 12. The Subtests > Error Checking Assesses the ability to quickly and accurately detect errors in transposed information. The assessment contains sets of original information displayed in a table, followed by transposed data in which errors have to be identified. Click to the next slide to get a sneak-peak of our Error checking Practice! Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  13. 13. The Subtests > Error Checking Year Make* Condition Price 2007 H Demo £18,995 1999 M New £10,185 2001 H Used, Good shape £17,768 2010 T Lease return £21,035 1998 M Used, bad shape £9,798 2003 T New, with scratch £15,446 *Coding key for Make: H=Honda, T=Toyota, M=Mitzubishi Year Make* Condition Price 1999 Toyota New £10,185 Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  14. 14. Two Types of Tests Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types: 1. (Single) comprehension aptitude 2. Swift comprehension aptitude Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  15. 15. Two Types of Tests Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types: 1. (Single) comprehension aptitude 2. Swift comprehension aptitude The format and level of the tests are the same and the only difference is the method of delivery and length of the test. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  16. 16. Two Types of Tests Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types: 1. (Single) comprehension aptitude 2. Swift comprehension aptitude The format and level of the tests are the same and the only difference is the method of delivery and length of the test. Method of delivery: While the Swift comprehension aptitude will always be delivered via the internet, the Single comprehension aptitude (usually simply referred to as: “Comprehension aptitude”) can be delivered either over the internet or through a hard-copy supervised version. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  17. 17. Two Types of Tests Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types: 1. (Single) comprehension aptitude 2. Swift comprehension aptitude The format and level of the tests are the same and the only difference is the method of delivery and length of the test. Method of delivery: While the Swift comprehension aptitude will always be delivered via the internet, the Single comprehension aptitude (usually simply referred to as: “Comprehension aptitude”) can be delivered either over the internet or through a hard-copy supervised version. Length of test: While the Swift comprehension aptitude will have an 9.5 minutes time limit, the Comprehension aptitude will have a 38 minutes time limit. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  18. 18. Two Types of Tests Comprehension aptitude tests can be divided into two types: 1. (Single) comprehension aptitude 2. Swift comprehension aptitude The format and level of the tests are the same and the only difference is the method of delivery and length of the test. Method of delivery: While the Swift comprehension aptitude will always be delivered via the internet, the Single comprehension aptitude (usually simply referred to as: “Comprehension aptitude”) can be delivered either over the internet or through a hard-copy supervised version. Length of test: While the Swift comprehension aptitude will have an 9.5 minutes time limit, the Comprehension aptitude will have a 38 minutes time limit. In the next slide you will be able to see a breakdown of the time and number of questions assigned to each subset of each type of test. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  19. 19. Two Types of Tests Test type Single comprehension Swift comprehension Verbal Numerical Error Checking Verbal Numerical Error Checking Time (minutes) 16 16 6 4 4 1.5 Num. of Questions 32 32 32 8 8 8 Subtest Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  20. 20. Test Presentation and Experience You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  21. 21. Test Presentation and Experience You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test. You may also be asked to sit only one of the subtests: either verbal comprehension, numerical comprehension or error checking. Usually when asked to sit a single subtest it will be the long version (16 minutes). Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  22. 22. Test Presentation and Experience You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test. You may also be asked to sit only one of the subtests: either verbal comprehension, numerical comprehension or error checking. Usually when asked to sit a single subtest it will be the long version (16 minutes). You may be asked to sit a self-administered, online format of the test or undergo a supervised hard-copy version. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  23. 23. Test Presentation and Experience You may be asked to sit through the swift test OR the single test. You may also be asked to sit only one of the subtests: either verbal comprehension, numerical comprehension or error checking. Usually when asked to sit a single subtest it will be the long version (16 minutes). You may be asked to sit a self-administered, online format of the test or undergo a supervised hard-copy version. Make sure you clarify all your test information prior to taking it. Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  24. 24. How to Prepare? In order to succeed in a Saville Comprehension aptitude, it is important to know the test, to know what to expect when sitting a test and acquire the skills that are expected of you in order to solve the questions. For this reason, JobTestPrep have created an exclusive practice pack designed to simulate the EXACT same tests seen on Saville Comprehension Aptitudes. The pack offers :  Swift and Single Comprehension mock tests  Timed and step-by-step practice modes  Comprehensive explanations & score reports To improve your performance now, click on the link below: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk/swift-comprehension-aptitude Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk
  25. 25. Good luck! Start Practicing Now >> Copyright: http://www.jobtestprep.co.uk

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