Types of aptitude test and how to practise them in advance
Some organisations test for basic numeracy - you should be able cope if you have GCSE, ‘O’ level, or Standard Grade in Maths (and you can still remember it!).
You should be able to do the following, at a reasonable speed
You may or may not be allowed to use a calculator.
You can brush up your maths skills with a GCSE text book or resources on the web such as BBC Skillswise.
These skills are more difficult to practise than numeracy skills. The tests can take various forms. You may be asked, among other things, to
These tests involve finding connections between diagrams or symbols, and might include
You can try out different kinds of aptitude tests on the Prospects website.