Mechanical Reasoning

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The mechanical reasoning assessment measures the ability to understand basic mechanical principles of machinery, tools, and movement. It evaluates understanding on simple principles based on reasoning rather than special knowledge.

How to register

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What to bring

You will not be permitted to write the assessment without the required documents.

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Sample assessment

Download the Mechanical Reasoning sample [PDF] to prepare for the assessment.

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