Understanding Written Procedures

"Understanding Written Procedures" is an employment test that measures the ability to read and understand written procedures (reading test). This skills test assesses reading comprehension required for understanding written materials used in training programs or on the job.



Understanding Written Procedures


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About This Assessment

Type of Assessment

Competency Dimension

Skill and Ability Test


Time Limit

Number of Items

10 min.

24 items

Predicts Effectiveness in These Areas

Examples of Using Skills & Abilities on the Job

  • General Learning Ability
  • Problem Solving
  • Oral Communication
  • Overall Effectiveness
  • Reading materials used in training programs
  • Reading materials pertaining to work procedures
  • Reading technical documents
  • Reading safety manuals

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Assessment Procedure

This assessment includes procedures for performing different types of tasks. Each procedure involves several steps. Three questions follow each procedure. For each question, individuals are asked to choose the alternative that they think is the correct answer.

Sample Problem(s)

Sample Problem for Understanding Written Procedures