Professional Certificate in Psychological Testing and Assessment

Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course introduction

An introduction to the historical use of psychological testing, along with its principles and current applications. This course provides an insight into how psychological tests and psychometrics are developed, how to identify quality psychological assessment tools, and an introduction on the application of intellectual and personality tests that are commonly uses in the profession.

Course Outline

Implementation and Attributes of Psychological Testing
Origins of Psychological Testing
Norms and Reliability
Validity and Test Construction
Intelligence and Achievement: Theories and Tests
Ability Testing: Group Tests and Controversies
Assessing Special Populations
Foundations of Personality Testing
Evaluation of Normality and Individual Strengths
Neuropsychological Testing
Industrial, Occupational, and Career Assessment

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Trainer Profile

Our Lecturers

All our lecturers are selected based on their subject expertise, experience and dedication. They are required to possess at least a Masters in their subject expertise. With their years of work experience, they will also be able to illustrate topics in class with real world examples. We are committed to provide a high standard of service by promoting an environment conductive to student learning through a low student-teacher ratio of 30:1. Currently, we have 50 adjunct lecturers.

Details of our lecturers can be found on our website.