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Career Assessment Inventory | The Vocational Version

(CAI)

Career Assessment Inventory™ The Vocational Version (CAI) is a vocational interest inventory for individuals who plan to enter careers immediately after high school or to attend community college or trade school.

Age range:
Individuals 15 years and older
Reading Level:
8th grade
Publication date:
2003
Qualification level:
B
Completion time:
35–40 minutes (305 items with 5-point rating scales)
Administration:
Paper-and-pencil, computer or online administration
Scoring options:
Q-global™ Scoring & Reporting, Q™ Local Software or Mail-in Scoring Service
Report Options:
Profile and Interpretive
Norms:
1,500 working adults
Other languages:
Spanish and French for Canada

Pricing & Ordering

  • CAI-Vocational Q-global Interpretive Report

    63325

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $12.40

    Qualification Level B

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  • CAI-Vocational Q-global Profile Report

    63326

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    Price: $7.50

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  • CAI-Vocational Q-global Interpretive Report Starter Kit

    63327

    Includes CAI-Vocational manual, 3 answer sheets with test items, and 3 Q-global administrations

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    Price: $70.60

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  • CAI-Vocational Version Spanish Q Local Answer Sheets

    51641

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    Price: $24.75

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  • CAI Vocational Q-Local Answer Sheets

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    Price: $24.75

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  • CAI Vocational Version French Q Local Answer Sheets

    51632

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    Price: $25.50

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  • Q-Local Starter Kit with Interpretive Reports

    00761

    Q-Local/Career Assessment Inventory - Vocational Version Starter Kit with Interpretive Reports Includes Career Assessment Inventory - Vocational Version manual, 3 answer sheets with test items, and 3 Q Local administrations. (Does not include Q Local software.)

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $70.60

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  • Career Assessment Inventory - Vocational Version Manual (required)

    26355

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $44.25

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  • CAI-Vocational Q-Local Profile Report

    51461

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    Price: $7.50

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    5-49 $6.80
    50-99 $6.55
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    Q Local software, report, administrations can only be ordered via the Q Local software or by phone at 866-627-7271. Find out more about ordering via the software by clicking here.

  • CAI-Vocational Q-Local Interpretive Report

    51460

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $12.40

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    1-4 $12.40
    5-49 $11.20
    50-99 $10.80
    100+ $10.40

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    Q Local software, report, administrations can only be ordered via the Q Local software or by phone at 866-627-7271. Find out more about ordering via the software by clicking here.

  • CAI-Vocational Version French Mail-In Scoring Profile Reports

    26381

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    Price: $14.75

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  • CAI-Vocational Mail-In Interpretive Reports

    26305

    Price includes answer sheet with test items and scoring

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    Price: $19.25

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  • CAI-Vocational Version Spanish Mail-In Scoring Profile Reports

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    Price: $14.50

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  • CAI-Vocational Mail-In Profile Reports

    26308

    Price includes answer sheet with test items and scoring

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    Price: $14.50

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    Quantity Price each
    1-4 $14.50
    5-49 $10.00
    50-99 $9.00
    100-249 $8.75
    250-999 $8.50
    1000-2499 $8.25
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  • Career Assessment Inventory - Vocational Version Manual (required)

    26355

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $44.25

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  • Starter Kit with Interpretive Reports

    00502

    Career Assessment Inventory - Vocational Version Mail-In Starter Kit with Interpretive Reports Includes Career Assessment Inventory - Vocational Version manual and answer sheets with test items included: all the materials necessary to conduct 3 assessments and receive interpretive reports using the mail-in scoring service.

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $72.15

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Product Details

CAI compares an individual's vocational interests to 90+ specific careers that reflect a range of positions in today's workforce – including skilled trades and technical and service professions – that require 2 years or less of post-secondary training.

Benefits

  • Guide students to focus on the patterns of interest that are important in making educational and occupational choices.
  • Explore new career options with clients in vocational rehabilitation settings or one-stop career centers.
  • Advise individuals who are re-entering the workforce, in workforce development, considering a career change, or who have been displaced.
  • Clarify vocational opportunities for individuals in Tech Prep and School to Work programs.

Features

CAI has been updated to provide additional occupations, new suggested readings, new vocational codes, and career resources on the web.

  • Basic interest, occupational, and nonoccupational scales for 91 occupations enable the counselor to explore a variety of career possibilities with the client.
  • Graphic and narrative test reports can be shared with the client and the narrative report provides a 3-page counselor's summary.
  • Combined gender scales allow for the broadest interpretation of survey results.
  • Uses occupational themes based on the widely-accepted RIASEC model to assist in the interpretation and explanation of interest scores.
  • Reference samples consisted of 1,200+ employed adults and students.

Sample Reports

Profile reports provide a graphical depiction of the individual's score on each scale, a list of occupations to investigate, and a page of career resources. Interpretive reports present several pages of graphs and narrative statements that explain the significant score elevations on each scale.

 

Profile Report

 

Resources

FAQs

Select a question below to see the response.

What is the difference between the Vocational Version and the Enhanced Version of the Career Assessment Inventory instrument?

The Vocational Version has 305 items and 91 occupations that require little or no post-secondary education. It provides options for the trade-oriented individual or for immediate entry into the workforce. The Enhanced Version has 370 items and covers 111 occupations that require various levels of education, meeting the needs of both non-college-bound and college-bound individuals.

If I want to give one assessment to everyone (college-bound and non-college-bound), which assessment would you recommend?

The Enhanced Version.

Does the Career Assessment Inventory instrument provide a counselor's summary?

Yes. When the interpretive report is generated, the counselor will receive a counselor's summary, which is a profile of the client's results. The client may be given the interpretive report results.

 

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