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Saville Assessment (formerly Saville Consulting), a Towers Watson company, is an international assessment business working with organizations to identify, select and develop talented individuals and teams. The company was founded by Professor Peter Saville in 2004, he was the co-founder of SHL, now known as CEB/Gartner. The company is a major player in test publishing market and their tests are used by a wide array of companies, from corporations to small and medium enterprises.

Saville Assessment Aptitude Tests

Saville Assessment publishes various psychometric ability tests including numerical, diagrammatic, error checking, verbal, abstract and mechanical aptitude tests that are used for candidate screening purposes and at assessment centers. Due to the fact that the founder of Saville Assessment also co-founded SHL (now CEB/Gartner), the Saville Assessment psychometric tests may appear to some candidates as similar to CEB/Gartner tests. Saville publishes different sorts of test packs according to the different job levels and industries.  

Our Saville Assessment Preparation Package is tailor-made with tests specially designed to mimic the real Saville Assessment tests. By practicing with this package you will be fully prepared for your Saville Assessment.

In addition, with our Personal Progress Tracking System, you will be able to keep track of your performance and compare yourself with your norm group.

We are sure that by practicing with our tests, your application will be a success and you will get the job that you want!

The Saville Assessment Preparation Package includes the following tests:

  • Saville Verbal Analysis Test
  • Saville Numerical Analysis Test
  • Saville Diagrammatic Analysis Test
  • Saville Abstract Reasoning Test
  • Saville Verbal Comprehension Test
  • Saville Numerical Comprehension Test
  • Saville Spatial Reasoning Test
  • Saville Diagrammatic Reasoning Test
  • Saville SJT 

Saville Verbal Analysis Aptitude Test

The Verbal Analysis Test measures the ability to comprehend written information. Candidates' are required to make logical deductions based on a provided section of text. The Saville Assessment Verbal Analysis Test usually contains a series of passages followed by questions which need to be answered based on the information presented. This test typically takes around 24 minutes. 


Example Saville Verbal Analysis question.

The correct answer is in the example question above is B, False. All four genres, that is narrative, description, persuasion and expository, are in contrast to each other. They are not grouped in two pairs.

Saville Numerical Analysis Test

The Saville Numerical Analysis Tests are used to measure a candidate's mathematical skills and the ability to analyze and interpret numerical data. These tests are designed to assess the understanding of tables of statistical and numerical data, as well as the ability to make logical deductions. This test typically takes around 24 minutes.


Example Saville Numerical Analysis question.

Thus the correct answer is D, 11,301.

This can be calculated as follows:

Calculate the number of participants of ages 50 – 64: 

21% x 53,813 = 11,301

Saville Diagrammatic Analysis Test

Diagrammatic Analysis Tests are used to assess an individual's ability to evaluate processes represented through diagrams. The test measures the ability to analyze and draw conclusions from the given diagrammatic data. This test typically takes around 24 minutes. 


Example Saville Diagrammatic Analysis question.

The answer for the example question above is "Set A".

The solution is as follows:

Set A: Each box contains a cross with shapes, for each shaded shape, there is exactly one unshaded shape.

Set B: Each box contains a cross with two straight surface shapes and two curved surface shapes and for each shaded shape, there is no corresponding unshaded shape.

Figure: The figure contains a cross with two shaded shapes with each having a corresponding unshaded shape.

Saville Abstract Reasoning Test

The Saville Abstract Reasoning Test assesses the ability to reason and form logical conclusions from information without normal language. The tests usually consist sequence of shapes displayed in a row. The candidates’ task is to find the logical pattern through inductive reasoning. Then the candidate is then asked to choose the correct missing shape, which can be either at the end or in the middle of the sequence. This test usually takes 6 minutes in the swift version or 16 minutes in the long version.


Example Saville Abstract Reasoning question.

The right answer to the example question above is E. The following patterns can be found:

Pattern 1: The figure rotates 135 degrees clockwise.

Pattern 2: The colored dot and the two white stripes move one step clockwise each time within the figure.

Saville Verbal Comprehension Test

Saville Verbal Comprehension Tests are used to assess a candidate’s ability in comprehending written text. The candidate will be given some passages to read, like short articles or operating instructions. Thereafter, the candidates are asked to answer questions about these passages. A full-length test will take around 16 minutes and when the test is combined with other comprehension tests the test will take around 3 minutes.


Example Saville Verbal Comprehension question.

The correct answer to the example question above is B, "this notebook".
Booklet and pamphlet mean a little book, especially one with paper covers.

Saville Numerical Comprehension Test

The Saville Numerical Comprehension Test assesses a candidates’ ability to interpret numerical data in the form of graphs and tables. The candidate is asked to execute basic mathematical operations with the information extracted from the graphs and tables. The task is to answer questions asked about the data. The online version, where you will usually also be asked to perform verbal and error checking tests, can take 4 to 5 minutes and the full-length version usually takes 16 minutes.


Example Saville Numerical Comprehension question.

The answer to the example question above is B, 65.7 million. This can be calculated by the following steps:

Calculate the total number of mobile phone video viewers in 2013:

Mobile phone video viewers 2013 x 7/6 = 76.7 million
Mobile phone video viewers 2013 = 76.7 x 6/7 = 65.7 million

Saville Spatial Reasoning Test

The Saville Assessment Spatial Reasoning Test assesses the ability to apply spatial judgment and visualize objects from multiple angles. The candidate is required to solve rotational and transformation problems, visualize objects and identify a specific object that is different. The spatial reasoning test is commonly used in aptitude tests for job positions that require technical ability. This test typically takes around 8 minutes. 


Example Saville Spatial Reasoning question.

The right answer is to the example question above is C.
If you look at the back of the car you see that is bigger than with the other 3 figures.

Saville Diagrammatic Reasoning Test

Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests are used to assess an individual's ability to evaluate processes represented through diagrams. The test measures the ability to analyze and draw conclusions from the given diagrammatic data. This test typically takes around 24 minutes. 


Example Saville Diagrammatic Reasoning question.

The answer to the example question above is D. See the picture below for the explanation:


Saville Situational Judgement Test

The Saville Assessment Situational Judgement Test is designed to measure a candidates’ ability to choose the action that is most appropriate in a workplace situation. With your answers, a company can assess how you would handle certain situations that you might encounter in the job that you have applied for. In a Saville Assessment Situational Judgement Test, you will be given a certain problem related to the job you are applying for, and a few possible actions are given. Your task is to rate the different possible actions from highly undesirable to highly desirable.


Example question of a Saville Situational Judgement Test.

In the example above the most likely to do should be the second response and the least likely the first response.

The first response is the most effective response as you are trying to solve his problem without having him to do more. By contacting the person who initially received the complaint, you are avoiding having to duplicate functions as the person might have gained some ground in trying to solve the problem.

The second response is less effective because requesting him to call back the next day is unnecessary and you are putting extra stress on him in addition to the problem he already had with his software. You can take out a few minutes and gather the necessary information you need to help him before going home.

Saville Mechanical Aptitude test

The Saville Mechanical Aptitude Test is a commonly used aptitude test that comes up during a job application for technical or engineering roles.

These type of provide the employing organization with information about a candidate’s ability to identify the relationship between psychical forces and various mechanical elements.

In this test, you are required to use your knowledge of mechanical principles, in order to solve problems. Positions for which a mechanical reasoning test is common include mechanics, firefighters, aircraft technicians, train drivers, tradespeople, operation and assembly-line workers and more.

The Saville Mechanical Aptitude Test specifically measures general understanding of mechanical principles such as:

  • Gears
  • Cogs
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Physical Forces
  • Weights
  • Structural Arrangements
  • Levers, handles, arms, and bars

Saville Error Checking Test

Error Checking Tests are used to assess an individual's aptitude for working with details and ability to check the correctness of transposed information. Candidates will be provided with two sets of transposed data, with one set containing errors, which must be successfully identified by the candidate. This test typically takes around 6 minutes. 


Example Saville Error Checking question.

The correct answers on the example question above are B, C, D and E. See the picture below for the errors.


Saville Workplace English Test

The Saville Assessment Workplace English Tests assesses a candidates’ understanding and use of English in the workplace. These online tests are a used as a screening tool for people recruiting employees who need a good comprehension of the English language. The Workplace English Test usually takes less than 20 minutes.

Saville Wave Personality Test

The Saville Wave Personality test is a personality test that is often used by companies get a psychometric profile of candidates or employees. The test is completed online and there are two versions; a short and a long one. In the questionnaire, two types of questions are asked. In one type the candidate is asked to rate different statements on a 9-point scale ranging from ‘very strongly disagree’ to ‘very strongly agree’. The other type of question requires rating statements about your personality against each other from most to least, depending which statement, you feel, describes you the best.

Why practice?

Practice makes perfect! You will see that through practice your performance will improve. Familiarizing yourself with psychometric tests is the first step to success. Through practice, you will get a clear picture of what these tests are, what they look like, what they measure, and what the testing conditions will be. is the go-to platform for certification practice, assessment/aptitude test training, and job application preparation. We offer tailor-made preparation packages with tests in the same style as the actual Saville Assessment.

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This progression system will help you track your progress and give a detailed view of your performances. It will help you identify your stronger and weaker points and gives insight into your areas of development. The progression tool keeps track of your scores, test times and overall progression.

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To help you ace your Saville Assessment we put together a preparation package, tailor-made for your assessment. These tests contain the same questions you can expect in your actual assessment.

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