Definition of Scales
Career Training Potentials (CTPs) measure aptitude/achievement.
|Verbal||Ability to read and comprehend words. Predictor along with the numerical score of ability to do school work.|
|Numerical||Ability to manipulate the language of numbers. Indicates understanding and skill in performing basic mathematical functions.|
|Abstractions||Potential in the area of figuring out problems through a logical procedure. Ability to solve problems by means of size, position, shape or quantity without assistance from words or numbers.|
|Spatial-Form||Ability to visualize and think in three dimensions. Ability to formulate a finished product from seeing the visual plans. Potential to sense forms and positions of things in space.|
|Mechanical/ Electrical||Potential to construct, operate and repair machinery and understand physical forces. Also includes the influence of prior knowledge and understanding of electricity, electronics and electromagnetics.|
|Organizing Skill||Potential to perceive and utilize language and numbers in a specified way. Ability to concentrate and perform sequential reasoning using alpha and numeric symbols.|