Skills Assessments

Online Skills Assessments – Validation Process

We are very pleased with Learning Tree’s effectiveness in delivering IT Applications Development training that has ensured our new employees can contribute to their teams immediately following the training.

In addition, we are having good success utilizing Learning Tree’s ‘Online Skills Assessment Tool’ to design individualized learning paths and thereby optimizing training cost. Further, the assessment tool has helped us to identify high-potential employees and to evaluate the academic rigor of recent college new hires."

How are Learning Tree Skills Assessments validated?

The answer to this question is multifaceted and complex.
Assessment validity is based on a number of elements, including:

  • Accuracy, Quality & Range of Assessment Questions
  • Quality of the Potential Answers
  • Accuracy of Question Categorization that conforms to the assessment taker’s potential skill level

Learning Tree has a rich ongoing history of validating our assessments within our day-to-day training of IT professionals.

Learning Tree has been performing skills assessments for over 20 years.
We have assessed over 1.5 million IT professionals worldwide.

Our assessments are created, edited and updated by Learning Tree's 600+ expert instructors, who are experts in their fields with over 20 years of experience and who continue to hold IT positions in industry and government organizations.

Assessment Participants are categorized based on their completed training and any additional background information they provide.

Our Assessment Participant Categories are:

  • Novice
  • Professional
  • Expert

The results from our Skills Assessments are used to ensure validation.

Additionally, a number of sophisticated, proprietary statistical analysis techniques are used to determine the validity and accuracy of our assessment questions.

To learn more about how Learning Tree Skills Assessments are validated, please call: 1-888-843-8733