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Trades Assessments 

Today's manufacturing and trade organizations recognize that being a high-performance organization begins with hiring and promoting the right talent. Let the FVTC Assessment for Business team help you identify employee skill gaps, conduct pre-employment screenings and determine the reasoning abilities of employees seeking promotions.
Develop your next assessment plan using one or more of these popular trades assessment resources.

Manufacturing Operations Questionnaire (MOQ)
The MOQ is suitable to select persons for non-professional roles in operations such as product manufacturing, packaging, and warehousing. It utilizes a job applicant's biographical data to predict job performance and identify individuals with the potential for high-level job performance. It targets the success attributes of conscientiousness, teamwork, initiative, and problem solving.

Combined Basic Skills
This assessment was developed to enable a quick evaluation of literacy and performance skills required in manufacturing and processing. Categories tested include: Reading • Arithmetic • Inspection and Measurement • Process Monitoring and Problem Solving Skills

This test was designed to measure the electrical knowledge and skills required for electrical maintenance jobs. It is intended for use with applicants or incumbents for jobs where practical electrical knowledge and skill are necessary parts of maintenance job activities. This test was developed using content validation procedures using job experts to determine the most applicable items to the electrical maintenance job function. This test can be used where job functions match those in the following function areas: Motors • Digital & Analog • Schematics & Print Reading and Control Circuits • Basic AC/DC Theory and Electrical Maintenance • Computer & PLC and Test Instruments • Power Supplies • Power Distribution and Construction & Installation • Mechanical and Hand & Power Tools

This is a test that measures the practical mechanical and electrical knowledge of maintenance employees. Categories tested include: Hydraulics & Pneumatics • Welding • Power Transmission & Lubrication • Pumps • Piping & Rigging • Mechanical Maintenance • Shop Machines, Tools & Equipment • Combustion • Motors • Digital Electronics • Schematics & Print Reading • Control Circuits • Power Supplies • Basic AC/DC Theory • Power • Distribution • Test Instruments • Computers & PLC • Electrical Maintenance

OSHA Safety Violations Test
This test is designed to test knowledge of safety specifically related to OSHA safety and violations of OSHA safety. Categories tested include: Scaffolding • Fall Protection • Hazard Communication • Lockout/Tagout • Machine Guarding • Power Press • Mechanical Power • Electrical • Excavation • Machine Guarding (Abrasive Wheels)

PrinTest (Decimal or Fraction)
For use in selecting entry-level production or maintenance employees where the reading of prints and drawings is required. Areas covered are: Views and Surfaces • Simple Drawings • Intermediate Drawings • Complicated Drawings

Additional Trades Assessments Available

  • Trades Aptitudes: Mechanical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Space Relations
  • Forklift Operator
  • Inspection & Measurement
  • Multi-Craft Aptitude Test
  • Machinist
  • Shipping & Receiving
  • Air Conditioning Specialist
  • CNC Operator
  • Programmable Logic Controllers Test (PLC)
  • Welder Test
  • Industrial Skills: Automotive, Construction, Fire and Personnel Safety, and many others

Trades Assessment Resources

To arrange on-site or in-house trades assessments, contact:

Fox Valley Technical College - Assessment for Business
P: (920) 735-5718 | F: (920) 735-2533 |

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   Last Modified:
   5/6/2013 3:00:20 PM

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