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TAM TM - Mechanical Aptitude Test






Observation time

Measure mechanical abilities

Offered online at a cost of $ 30 per administration including the report

Talent acquisition

Career Guidance, Recruitment

HR Director, Guidance Counselor, Work Psychologist



30 mins

Normative sample 2018 - revision of standards

The new normative sample is made up of 1186 French-speaking adults and 678 English-speaking adults. They completed the TAM in a selection context in vocational training programs and in a recruitment context during the 2016-2018 period.

The Mechanical Ability Test (TAM) consists of 68 multiple choice questions with a time limit of 30 minutes and can be administered online only.

The TAM is used to identify people with good abilities of mechanical reasoning and spatial perception. The test measures the ability of a person to understand and implement their knowledge of the physical and mechanical elements in practical situations, or in their work environment.

The TAM is used to assess the following:

  • Mechanical and electrical aptitudes

  • Knowledge of physics fundamentals

  • Spatial visualization

  • Practical deduction of "how things work »

Who is required to take the TAM?
Those who work in the following industries may be required to take the TAM:

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