User Level Qualifications
All assessment products in our online catalogue are restricted for purchase and use by appropriately qualified Professionals. All test purchasers must be registered with PAA at an appropriate level before any testing materials will be supplied.
Upon registration, PAA will assign qualified professionals with a User Level to enable online purchasing of equivalent assessments. Please allow 1-2 working days for processing of your registration. You will receive email notification of your User Level from PAA.
You can also view your User Level when logged in under the 'My Details' page.
The following qualification levels are recognised:
To qualify at this level, customers must be Registered Psychologists with post-graduate training in Psychology. Registered Psychologists without post-graduate training can qualify if they produce evidence of attendance at suitable training programs in specific test administration and interpretation. Level A users will be able to purchase assessments from all qualification levels.
To qualify at this level, customers must be Registered Psychologists, or 4 year Psychology graduates undergoing supervision. Provisionally registered psychologists will be required to submit their supervisor's registration details. Level B users will be able to purchase assessments indicated Level B and/or Level C and/or Level M.
To qualify at this level, customers must be graduates in a field related to the area of test usage and have had some experience and/or additional training in test administration and interpretation. Non-graduates with extensive relevant experience and the completion of appropriate training programs, will also be considered for registration at this level. Level C users will be able to purchase assessments indicated Level C only.
To qualify at this level, customers need to have completed a specialised degree in the health care field and be a member of an appropriate professional society. Level M users will be able to purchase assessments indicated Level M and Level C.
Certification Workshops - User Level Qualifications
To register for some certification workshops and/or purchase related assessment products, professionals not assigned one of the above User Level qualifications, may meet the following certification user level qualification:
EQi Certification (EQi)
Individuals who have successfully completed a BarOn Emotional Quotient-Inventory (BarOn EQ-i) Certifcation Workshop will receive EQi user level qualification enabling them to purchase and use associated EQ-i assessment products.
EQ360 Certification (EQ360)
Individuals who have successfully completed a BarOn Emotional Quotient-360 (BarOn EQ-360) Certifcation Workshop will receive EQ360user level qualification enabling them to purchase and use associated EQ-360 assessment products.
MSCEIT Certification (MSCEIT)
Individuals who have successfully completed a Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) Certifcation Workshop will receive MSCEIT user level qualification enabling them to purchase and use associated MSCEIT assessment products.
Specialist Training Qualifications required for Specific Assessments
To purchase the following assessment products, professionals must have completed specific training courses and are required to provide details of their qualification. Contact PAA if you have any queries.