Phoenix TS

Job Analysis and Assessment Development

Course Overview

Phoenix TS’ 3-day, instructor-led Job Analysis and Assessment Development course is intended for HR practitioners as well as supervisors and managers involved in the recruitment and placement process or otherwise assess job candidates. This course will:

  • Consider other assessment methods
  • Conduct an effective job analysis, consistent with legal and regulatory requirements, that identifies the major duties of a position
  • Use the results of the job analysis to identify and refine the competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work of the position
  • Prepare operational definitions of competencies
  • Develop appropriate applicant assessment and selection criteria
  • Develop plans based on training, education and experience to effectively measure applicants’ abilities to do the work


Currently, there are no public classes scheduled. Please contact a Phoenix TS Training Consultant to discuss hosting a private class at 240-667-7757.

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Introduction to the Job Analysis Process
  • Legal and Regulatory Requirements for Job Analysis
  • Terminology Related to Applicant Assessment Methods and Tools
  • Overview of the Six Steps in the Job Analysis Process
  • Step 1. Identify Major Duties

Day 2

  • Step 2. Brainstorm Rating Factors
  • Step 3. Evaluate, Filter and Select Final Rating Factors
  • Step 4. Operationally Define the Final Rating Factors
  • Step 5. Selective and Quality Ranking Factors
  • Step 6. Developing Assessment Tools and Strategies

Day 3

  • Step 6. Developing Assessment Tools and Strategies (cont.)
  • Review Job Analysis Process Steps
  • Designing Assessment Tools
  • Developing Assessment Tools and Strategies
  • Learning to Use Competencies
  • Documentation and Confidentiality
  • Summary, Course closing, and evaluation




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