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Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test®


Overview: The leading selection tool for industrial and repair jobs

Reading Level: 6th grade

Other Languages: U.S. English and Spanish (paper only)

Administration: Online/computer, Paper-and-pencil

Completion Time: 30 minutes (Timed)

Online Price: $18

Program Usage: Selection, training potential


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Assess the Ability to Apply Physical and Mechanical Principles

Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test (BMCT) is a widely used and extensively validated assessment of mechanical aptitude. For more than 60 years, this instrument has helped organizations select the best candidates for mechanical, repair, and industrial occupations. The BMCT can help identify candidates with good spatial perception and mechanical reasoning abilities, as well as with an aptitude for learning mechanical processes and tasks.

Use This Assessment to Reveal:

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Application of physical laws
  • Deduction of “how things work”

Bennett Mechanical is validated for use in many occupations, including:

  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Engineer
  • Installation/Maintenance/Repair
  • Industrial/Technical Sales Representative
  • Skilled Tradesperson (e.g., Electrician, Welder, Carpenter)
  • Transportation Trades/Equipment Operators (e.g. Truck Driver)
  • Mechanical Trades
  • Automotive and Aircraft Mechanic

Hire With Confidence

Bennett Mechanical was developed in accordance with legal and professional guidelines embodied in the Uniform Guidelines for Employee Selection Procedures and the Principles for the Validation and Use of Personnel Selection Procedures.


See what data this assessment delivers by reviewing this Sample Report



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  • BMCT - Comprehensive Kit (25 Applicants)

    Starter Kit

    Form S Test Booklets (Pkg. of 25), Scannable Answer Documents (Pkg. of 50), Key for Hand Scoring Form S, and Manual.

  • BMCT Test Booklets Form S
    Pkg of 25 - Includes Test Booklets and Directions for Administering
  • BMCT Spanish Test Booklet
    Single Copy
  • BMCT - Scannable Answer Document S/T
    Pkg. of 50.
  • BMCT Keys for Hand Scoring Answer Documents - Form S
  • Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test Manual
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