The ACER Short Clerical Test is designed to measure two aspects of aptitude for routine clerical work. Consisting of 165 items, it contains two subtests: one designed to measure speed and accuracy in checking handwritten or printed material (verbal and numerical), and one designed to measure basic arithmetic skills.
The ACER Short Clerical Test (Update) Test Booklet contains the Checking Test (105 items) and the Calculations Test (60 items). Respondents are given 5 minutes to complete each test.
Respondents mark their responses directly into the Test Booklet, there is no separate answer sheet.