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SkillCheck Online Testing User Training May 2009.

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1 SkillCheck Online Testing User Training May 2009

2 Training Objectives Learn how to: provide skill tests and behavioural assessments to effectively measure job knowledge, skills, abilities and aptitudes. provide skill tests and behavioural assessments to effectively measure job knowledge, skills, abilities and aptitudes. use SkillCheck Online Testing Service to an online test session to candidates or employees. use SkillCheck Online Testing Service to an online test session to candidates or employees. look up and score reports to candidates, employees or other addressees. look up and score reports to candidates, employees or other addressees. use management tools, customize the SkillCheck Online Testing Service and use additional in-built utilities. use management tools, customize the SkillCheck Online Testing Service and use additional in-built utilities.

3 Training Outcomes To be able to: provide proctored (supervised) testing sessions. provide proctored (supervised) testing sessions. send eTickets for external (off-site) testing sessions. send eTickets for external (off-site) testing sessions. look up test results. look up test results. use Advanced Options for: use Advanced Options for: –management reporting –management of User accounts –customization of the SkillCheck Online Testing Service

4 This training presentation is in four parts; Administer Testing Administer Testing Manage eTickets Manage eTickets Search for Scores Search for Scores Advanced Options Advanced Options You are encouraged to try the elements of your SkillCheck Online Testing Service as you use this training presentation. Contact SkillCheck Pacific Pty Ltd on (04) or via at if you have any questions. Training Introduction Click your mouse now to get started…

5 Logging onto your SkillCheck Online Testing Service Administrator Account page In your browser address field type: Enter your Account ID, User Name and Password and then click the Enter link First, you should log into your SkillCheck Online Testing Service account

6 Administer Testing allows you to give a test session at this computer, Restart a test session not completed, Create and Manage filters Manage eTickets allows you to create eTickets to be sent to an external address, Manage eTickets including reviewing status of eTickets or deleting eTickets previously issued Search for Scores allows you to retrieve and send score reports for previously completed test sessions within the past 2 years and create a score report for a single candidate showing summary of all tests completed Advanced Options allows you to view information about usage of your testing account, Add, delete or modify users, Change global score delivery, Create custom data to be collected prior to a test session commencing and Change your password

7 Part 1 – Administer Testing

8 Administer Tests allows you to create a test session comprised of one or more tests to be administered at this computer

9 Administer Tests allows you to select one or more tests to be administered on this computer. Step #1: Highlight required test and click Add to put the required test into the Selected Tests screen. Step #2: When all tests have been selected, click Begin Testing. Note: If the Show by Filter button is selected, your custom test filters will be displayed in the View drop-down field as My Filters. Most tests have a Test Description (shown in following slide).

10 Test Description shows a brief test description for the selected test. Note: Not all tests include a description.

11 Candidate Registration allows the candidate to complete required pre-test information. In this illustration, extra information is required; Pre-test welcome message/ instructions, Company name, Industry type, Country, Telephone #. These fields are created within Advanced Options | Custom Applicant Data to be covered later. Score Report to Candidate allows the candidate to request and receive a copy of their scores. Note: This option may not be enabled in your account. Complete Registration click this button to commence the testing session.

12 Restart a Test Session – allows you to restart a test session which was not completed within 24 hours of the session having been commenced Restart a Test Session allows you to restart a test session within 24 hours of the time when the original test session was commenced.

13 After 24 hours, the original test session is deleted from the SkillCheck Online Testing Service servers. Note: You must know the Candidate ID to restart a test session.

14 Manage Filters allows you to Create and modify test filters to group several frequently used tests into a filter so those tests are issued in one step.

15 Manage Filters allows you to; Create New Filter by grouping several tests together to be consistently used for similar or the same job roles; Modify Existing Filter by adding or deleting one or more tests from the custom filter; Delete a Filter previously created. Note: If the Show by Filter button is selected in the Administer Testing screen, your custom test filter(s) will be displayed in the View panel of the Administer Tests page.

16 Create Filters allows you to create test filters to group several frequently used tests into a filter so all those tests are issued in one step. Step #1: Give your new filter a meaningful name. No spaces are allowed in the filter name! Step #2: Highlight tests to be included in the filter and click the Add button. Step #3: Set the order that you want the tests to be administered in using the Move Up and Move Down buttons. Step #4: Click Continue button to save your filter.

17 Modify An Existing Filter allows you to modify an existing filter. Step #1: Selected the filter to be modified in the drop-down window. Step #2: Click Submit button to move to the next window.

18 Modify An Existing Filter (continued) allows you to modify an existing filter. Step #3: Select the test(s) to be added or removed from the existing filter. Step #4: Click the Add or Remove button as required. Step #5: Change the order tests are to be administered using the Move Up and Move Down buttons, if applicable. Step #6: Click the Continue button to finalize your changes.

19 Delete An Existing Filter allows you to delete an existing filter. Step #1: Select the test(s) to be deleted. Step #2: Click Delete Filter. The filter has been permanently deleted.

20 Part 2 – Manage eTickets

21 Manage eTickets allows you to Create eTickets to be sent to an external address.

22 Create eTickets allows you to create eTickets. Step #1: Select the test(s) to be sent in the eTicket from the panel in the left frame. Step #2: Click Add to transfer selected test(s) to the right side Selected Tests frame. Step #3: Select number of persons to be sent eTickets (up to 10 persons). Step #4: Click the Continue button at the bottom of the window.

23 Create eTickets (continued) allows you to create eTickets. Step #6: Enter the address for the recipient. Take care to get the address correct! Step #7: Select the number of days the eTicket is to remain valid. Step #8: Click Send to send the eTicket to the recipients. Normally, eTicket delivery takes 5-10 seconds. Note: It is neither necessary nor desirable to change the Message to accompany… or Subject line entries.

24 Cancel an eTicket allows you to Review and/ or Cancel eTickets previously sent to an external e- mail address.

25 Cancel an eTicket (continued) To Review and/ or Cancel an eTicket, highlight eTicket in the drop-down box as shown.

26 Cancel an eTicket (continued) You have two options; Delete will permanently delete the eTicket. Cancel will exit the window without deleting the eTicket. Note: eTickets noted as Available have not been accessed; those noted Incomplete have been accessed and not completed; those noted Complete are completed. Date format is in yyyy-mm-dd format and when the date shown is passed, the eTicket cannot be accessed by the candidate.

27 Part 3 – Search for Scores

28 Search for Scores allows you to retrieve and send score reports for previously completed test sessions within the past 2 years.

29 Search for Scores You have two options; Standard Test Report for a multi-page report for one or more completed tests. This is the most commonly used report format. Candidate Profile Report for a one-line-per test report of all tests a specific candidate has completed. This is illustrated in later slides.

30 Search for Scores allows you to access reports for tests completed by a specific candidate. Step #1: Enter search criteria. Often, a persons first name will find the test report(s) required. Step #2: Select an appropriate date range. Step #3: Click Search to access the report(s). Note: Score reports are available for up to 2 years after completion of a test. You may also search by test score range for some tests. You may also search for tests issued by a particular User Account.

31 Search for Scores (continued) One or more results may be found. Step #4: Select those score reports you require. You may select more than one report, as shown here. Step #5: Select a score delivery format. PDF is recommended. Step #6: Enter an delivery address where the score reports is to be sent. The score report(s) will normally arrive at the destination address in 5-15 seconds. Note: If no search result is returned, this may mean the candidate has not completed any tests or that the search criteria was not valid (e.g. name misspelled, test results on record outside the date range specified, etc.)

32 Search for Scores – this is an example of a Standard Test Report. This report shows the result for a single test for a specific candidate.

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34 Search for Scores – allows you to access reports for tests completed by a specific candidate. Step #1: Enter search criteria. Often, a persons first name will find the test report(s) required. Step #2: Select an appropriate date range. Step #3: Click Search to access the report(s). Note: Score reports are available for up to 2 years after completion of a test. You may also search by test score range for some tests. You may search for specific tests issued by a particular User Account.

35 Search for Scores (continued) allows you to access reports for tests completed by a specific candidate. Step #4: Select a candidate. Step #5: Select Show report on screen if you wish to view the report on screen. See next slide for an example of this type of report. Step #6: Enter address where the score report is to be sent. Step #7: Click Get the Report to access the report(s). Note: Score reports are available for up to 2 years after completion of a test. The score report(s) will normally arrive at the destination address in 5-15 seconds.

36 Search for Scores – this is an example of a Candidate Profile Report. This report summarizes all tests completed by a specific candidate during the date range selected.

37 Part 4 – Advanced Options

38 Advanced Options allows you to perform a range of tasks; View Account Information about usage of your testing account Check Meter Usage (if applicable) Add, delete or modify account users (Manage Users) Set up and change Global Score Delivery and Candidate Score Report Options Create Custom Data fields to be completed by the candidate prior to a test session commencing Change your password

39 Advanced Options allows you to: Access Account Information about usage of your testing account Check Meter Usage (if applicable to your account) Manage Users Access Score Delivery Options Create Custom Applicant Data to be completed by the candidate prior to a test session commencing Change Password Note: Not all users may have access to all of these options.

40 Account Information enables the account administrator to access reports about usage of the testing account.

41 Account Information allows you to access reports for tests completed by a specific user or all users over a defined date period. Step #1: Select a specific user account or All. Step #2: Select a Start Date and an End Date. Step #3: Choose a Delivery Format for the report. Step #4: Enter an delivery address where the report is to be sent. Step #5: Select Show user account if you require a breakdown of the number of tests completed for each user. Step #6: Select Display the usage report on screen if desired. Step #7: Click on Run Report. Note: Score reports are available for up to 2 years after completion of a test.

42 Account Information Site Usage Report shows the number of tests completed for each account user. Note: Score reports are available for up to 2 years after completion of a test.

43 Meter Usage if applicable to your account, will show remaining meter credits available on the account. Not all accounts have this option enabled.

44 Meter Usage if applicable to your account, will show remaining meter credits available on the account. Not all accounts will have this option enabled.

45 Manage Users enables the account administrator (only) to add, edit and delete users.

46 Manage Users is only available to the account administrator. New users may be added, or existing users edited or deleted as required.

47 Manage Users allows you to add a new user account. Step #1: Create a Username. Step #2: Enter the new users Address. Step #3: Enter the new users full name. Step #4: Enter the new users job role. Step #5: Leave the next two fields as default unless this user requires brief special instructions to candidates. Step #6: Select Send a copy of results to this user. Step #7: Select a delivery format. The PDF format is recommended. Step #8: Click Save Changes.

48 Manage Users the Edit Existing Users function allows you to edit an existing user account. Step #1: Change information as required. Step #2: Click Save Changes.

49 Manage Users the Edit Existing Users function also allows you to delete an existing user account. Step #1: Highlight user to be deleted. Step #2: Click Delete.

50 Score Delivery Options enables the administrator (only) to create, edit and delete global score delivery options. The e- mail address(es) in this area will receive score reports for every completed test regardless of which user initiated the testing session.

51 Score Delivery Options is only available to the account administrator. Add New and Review Existing Score Delivery enables global score delivery e- mail addresses to be added, reviewed and edited as required. Edit Score Report Options controls sending of score reports to candidates in both proctored and non-proctored (eTicket) test sessions.

52 Score Delivery Options is only available to the account administrator. New score delivery addresses may be added as required. Using PDF format reports ensures the report integrity is maintained as the report cannot be altered by a third party..

53 Score Delivery Options is only available to the account administrator. Existing score delivery addresses may be reviewed, edited or deleted as required.

54 Edit Score Report Options is only available to the account administrator. Several options are available; Display scores after test: Always will show scores to candidate at the end of a test session. Only for eTickets will show scores for external (eTickets) test session candidates only. Only for proctored sessions will show scores for internally administered sessions only. Show Applicant Info: This will display the candidates details including name and any custom applicant data fields. Applicant may request copy of scores: This will enable the applicant to receive their score report(s) at the end of a testing session.

55 Custom Applicant Data is only available to the account administrator. Additional candidate information may be collected prior to test session commencement by using this option.

56 Custom Applicant Data is only available to the account administrator. There are 15 fields which enable additional applicant data to be collected prior to test session commencement. Field Name is free-form text such as Telephone #. Required will force the applicant to enter data prior to commencing a test session. Field Type has two options; Text or List. The field type text allows for free-form text, numbers and symbols to be entered. The field type list enables the account administrator to create a list of choices, one of which the applicant must select.

57 Custom Applicant Data is only available to the account administrator. There is also a free-form field for a welcome message to be created. This message might be company specific pre-test instructions or whatever suits the overall needs of your SkillCheck Online Testing Service account. If you use this field, be sure to tick the Show the following additional instructions box. When finished with this tool, click the Save button.

58 Change My Password enables the account administrator to change the administrator password. This would be appropriate when a new person takes over the account administrator function.

59 Change My Password is available to the account administrator for the Administrator account. This tool enables the administrator password to be changed, for example when a new person takes over the account administrator role. When finished with this tool, click the Continue button. Note: this utility may not be available to all users. Other users may also access this tool within their own account login if this privilege has been enabled by the account administrator when the user account was created.


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