Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

Mathematics Learning Support Centre

Student Resources

Many employers now require potential employees to take a numeracy test as part of the recruitment process.  The Schofield Building Mathematics Learning Support Centre has books and practice tests available – please ask the receptionist if you would like to use these.  You might also be interested in the further information listed below.

Careers Network also has further information about employer tests here.

Numeracy test workshops

Information on numeracy test workshops can be found here.

Numeracy Skills for Employability and the Workplace MOOC

Loughborough University has developed a MOOC on Future Learn about Numeracy Skills for Employability and the Workplace. More information can be found here

Practice numeracy tests and solutions

Numeracy test books

  • How to Pass Numeracy Tests, Tolley & Thomas, publ, Kogan Page, 1996. ISBN 0 7494 1839 7
  • Improve Your Maths, Bancroft & Fletcher, publ. Longman, 1998 ISBN 0 2013 3130 6
  • Practice Psychometric Tests: How To Familiarise Yourself With Genuine Recruitment Tests And Get The Job You Want, Shavick, publ, How To Books Ltd, 2005, ISBN 1 85703 978 5
  • Graduate Pyschometric Tests: Essential preparation for numerical and verbal ability tests plus personality questionnaires, 3rd edition, Bryon, publ, Kogan Page, ISBN 0 7494 4852 0
  • How to Master Psychometric TestsParkinson, 3rd edition, publ, Kogan Page, ISBN 0 7494 4279 4
  • How to Master Personality QuestionnairesParkinson, 2nd edition, publ, Kogan Page, ISBN 0 7494 3419 8

Electronic resources