Instructor Capability Assessment


Instructor Capabilities Assessment can be used within the recruitment pipeline to help shortlist applicants most likely to be successful for teaching and instructing positions, as well as within Human Resources teams to support development, training and career progression opportunities.


The Instructor Capability Assessment consists of two assessments: Instructor Aptitude and Instructional Style, which are designed to explore an individual's aptitude to instructing and the different styles they prefer to adopt when teaching participants.

User Requirements

The Instructor Capability test is completed online, so candidates need access to a computer with internet access.

Candidates are able to purchase licences for individual usage here to allow verification of the test, or for practice prior to an assessment centre. You will receive a licence code to allow you access to the system, which will enable you to undertake one assessment.

Buying multiple tests - do you need a corporate account? Speak to our sales team for bulk discounts on test purchases in preparation for a recruitment process or assessment centre. Once purchased, you will receive Licence codes to enable you to distribute the assessments to your candidates as required.

Licence codes are for single use only and the assessment must be completed within 3 months.

What happens next

Once you have completed the secure online payment through Worldpay, you will be sent a Welcome email containing licence codes for the purchased tests.

The assessment is accessed by redeeming the licence code on our ADAPT platform.

If you / your participants have previously registered an account on our ADAPT platform and have a username and password, this licence code can be redeemed against existing accounts by logging in at If not, you / your participants will need to register a new account at, and enter the licence code during this process.

The test can then be taken through the ADAPT platform. Once the test is completed, a report containing the results and how to interpret them will become available as a PDF download.

For assistance during this process, please see support details provided in the welcome email.

Taking the test

The assessment consists of two parts. Each part is completed online and is untimed, though we advise that candidates should complete all questions in 45 minutes.


The Instructor capability assessment generates a report presenting the results from the two assessments. Instructor Aptitude explores the Individual's knowledge and understanding regarding the right approach to take in different trainer/trainee interactions. The Instructional Style results show the Individual's preference level for the following Instructor approaches: Expert Style, Formal Authority, Personal Model, Facilitator and Delegator and provides a detailed overview of the Individual’s specific Instructor style.

Download a sample report to see what to expect.

Our Psychologists say

Instructors can apply different approaches when teaching others. The Instructor Capability Assessment is used to explore an Individual's understanding and their approach to instructing, through providing a detailed overview of their instructing style, which can help assess whether they are a suitable candidate for your organisation or identify development areas amongst your employees.