Checklist before you buy or use SPOT Your Potential
It is important that you read this before you proceed to purchase or use SPOT Your Potential:
Suitable for ages 15 years upwards
The SPOT-Your-Potential test has been designed for ages 15 years upwards. It has not been evaluated with persons younger than 15 years old. Therefore we do not recommend the use of this test by persons under 15 years old since the accuracy or appropriateness of results cannot be guaranteed.
IMPORTANT - Can you see the SPOT Your Potential preview below?
If you cannot see the preview movie, you will need to install Microsoft Silverlight by clicking the 'Install Microsoft Silverlight' button which will be shown instead.
About your computer
SPOT Your Potential plays sound files as well movies so you need to ensure that you can hear the spoken instructions adequately.
As of September 2015, Google Chrome versions 42 and higher do not support Silverlight. For more information see https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/6213033 and https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/3058254.
Silverlight is compatible with both Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh based computers. The following list details which browsers can be used with which operating system:
Windows 8.1 (DESKTOP MODE ONLY):
Internet Explorer 11
Windows 8 (DESKTOP MODE ONLY):
Internet Explorer 10
Windows 7 SP1:
Internet Explorer 8 or higher
Internet Explorer 8 and 9
Windows Vista SP2:
Internet Explorer 7, 8 and 9
Macintosh OS Leopard and higher:
Firefox 12 or higher
SPOT Your Potential is a serious assessment task which requires you to concentrate during each activity. There are spoken instructions so if there are any potential distractions or noises it is recommended that you use headphones which are plugged into your computer.
More about SPOT Your Potential
There are five activities in SPOT Your Potential and some of these are timed so you may not have time to finish all of the individual tasks that will be presented to you. Don't worry if this happens as it is a designed feature of the test.