Aptitude Test
Updated On: Mar 22, 2024

The Aptitude Test

After submitting your application and qualification documentation, you will be scheduled to take the aptitude test.

What is the Aptitude Test?

The aptitude test is designed to determine whether you possess the math and reading abilities that will help you succeed within the electrical construction industry.

Math: The math portion covers algebra and functions, with a total of 33 questions that must be answered within 46 minutes.

Reading: The reading portion covers reading comprehension with a total of 36 questions that must be answered within 51 minutes. This measures your ability to obtain information from written passages. You’ll read a lengthy bit of text and then have to answer specific questions about the text.

Scoring: The test is scored from 1 to 9, with 9 being the highest possible score. A score of 4 must be achieved to qualify for the interview.

Aptitude Test Rules:

  • Bring a photo ID to the test. Your ID will be checked.
  • Arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled test time. Late entries will not be permitted.
  • Do not bring a calculator.
  • Pencils and scrap paper are provided for computation.
  • If you do not receive a qualifying score, you will not be eligible to retake the test for three months.  

When: The dates of this test vary depending on the number of applicants at any given time.  There is typically one testing date each month.  If you are scheduled for a test date and cannot make it on that date, please notify us as soon as possible.

You can find some free examples of problems here.

Additionally, there are various programs that you may be able to access, both free and paid, that can help prepare you for the aptitude test.

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