Australian Council for Educational Research
19 Prospect Hill Rd,
Camberwell, VIC, Australia 3124
T: (03) 9277 5498
Note: ACER will only be conducting one written test for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) in 2012. Registrations are open until June 15.
Vocational Selection Test
ACER provides pre-recruitment solutions and services to assist corporate or recruitment partners with the selection of candidates for employer-based programs via high-stakes, secure testing.The core Vocational Selection Test (VST) is designed to provide comparative information on candidates’ abilities and is particularly useful for screening large groups of candidates in the initial round of a selection process.
This assessment has high reliability and has been used since 2002 to screen more than 16,000 candidates; it is a legally defensible test for high stakes screening decisions.
The Vocational Selection Test has been part of large-scale recruitment processes for many organisations involving:
VST is administered by ACER for candidate selection according to detailed client specifications which allow for:
See process chart below.
The core Vocational Selection Test has three components:
Two optional components are available:
The optional components are new tests and have been developed to meet the demands of a range of employers. They are designed to be used in conjunction with the core VST.
Early bird registration prices close 28 February 2013
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Vocational, Adult and Workplace Education
For more information about ACERs expertise in Adult and Vocational Education, including Research and Assessment Services, visit the VAWE page