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Assessor Skills

Training for Assessor Skills

Assessor Skills training will skill your assessors to design and run assessment centres specifically tailored around a particular job specification.

Research suggests that using an assessment centre gives a 68% chance of selecting the right person for the job. It also indicates that if assessors go through assessor skills training to understand the skills of assessing, this percentage will be much higher.

You need to be able to break the job specification down into the required skills sets and then create effective activities to enable you to observe candidate behaviours in an appropriate scenario.

Your training needs to include an understanding of key individual and group psychology models to enable you to establish base measures for your observations.

A Typical Assessor Skills Course

This course can be adapted to both assessment for development centres as well as for recruitment assessment centres.

This is a pragmatic learning workshop, tailored to the needs of your organisation.

Who should attend?

Team Leaders, Supervisors, Managers, HRD professionals and anyone who assesses staff for recruitment or development.

Typically, you will learn how to:

  • Identify specific behaviours and objective measurement processes
  • Apply techniques of assessing using a flexible but objective approach
  • Build self-confidence through “real” plays
  • Assess and manage the group dynamics of the assessor group
  • Facilitate the assessor group to enable objectivity
  • Identify areas of personal strength and areas for further development

Because this is a course built around the learning needs of the organisation and the individuals who attend, the timetable is ‘open’ and can therefore match whatever requirements course participants agree upon.

Contact us now to discuss how we can tailor this training to fit with your existing recruitment and selection processes and documentation.

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A Typical Course

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Accredited Training

We can accredit any of the training we provide for you.

This will show that your people have been trained to an agreed standard.

Each course certificate is produced by the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning.

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Behavioural Interviewing Accreditation Case Study

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We can tailor a behavioural interviewing course for you to fit your internal processes and documentation.

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