Career Training Potentials

CTP DESCRIPTION

The Career Training Potentials section consists of 98 items measuring 6 aptitude-achievement areas. The items within have been spiraled and placed within the scales according to degree of difficulty. The Verbal and Numerical sections measure aptitude-achievement. The Abstraction and Spatial-Form section are aptitude oriented, while the Organizing Skills and Mechanical-Electrical are achievement oriented. The individual is asked to make their favored response of four choices given.

Definition of Scales

Career Training Potentials (CTPs) measure aptitude/achievement.

Scale Description
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.

Profile Report

Displays aptitude/achievement areas in a graphical format.

Career Skills