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Controls Technician - Form A

Starting from $27.00


60 items, Multiple-choice


Knowledge of control systems

Skill Level:




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This test can be used to evaluate candidates’ understanding of operation of controls systems. Organizations use the test for skills gap analysis, diagnosis, or training needs analysis. The Controls Technician Test will measure the knowledge of a candidate entering a position where they may be responsible for handling the day-to-day issues or long-term maintenance of PLCs and control systems.

Sample Question

What is the purpose of the "Watchdog Timer" feature of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)?

A. Sense a CPU failure
B. Check timer accuracy
C. Record time in operation
D. Display maintenance times

Content Areas

Categories tested include:

Logic Reading
Sensors & Feedback
Motors & Drives
Power Supplies & Power Distribution
PLCs, DCS, and Networking
Basic Automation
Process Control and Instrumentation

Product Statistics

This data was calculated from a group of applicants in various industries.

Sample Size Mean Score Reliability (KR20) Std. Deviation Std. Error of Measurement
46 37.91 .89 9.59 3.18

O*NET Job Titles

Below are the O*NET job titles that were determined to be applicable to this test during the job analysis. Click the Job Title for more information about tasks performed, tools and technology used, job knowledge areas and abilities required, as well as related job titles.
This assessment is intended for use with jobs that are sufficiently related.

[Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment]
Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas.

[Electronics Engineering Technicians]
Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

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Administration Manual

We recommend one manual be added to each initial test purchase. Administration manuals generally include information about administering the test, scoring the test, and interpreting the scores.

Manuals do not include a sample copy of the test or an answer key.

Alternate Versions

Version Format Language SKU
Controls Technician - Form A (Online) Online Test English OL238

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