User Level B Assessment Training

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This accreditation is designed to support and upskill professionals required to use, or interested in using, our User Level B assessments. This multi-unit accreditation ensures relevance to your practice, by providing a foundation in statistics and psychometrics and complementing this with further administration and interpretation training in assessments.
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User Level B Training (Mental Health) · On Demand
A103000360924 Qualification Level A

This on demand training is designed to support and upskill User Level A primary and secondary teachers, special educators, learning support staff , nurses and hospital staff, Allied Health professionals, and other professionals working in the Education and Health industries to help screen, assess and understand an individual's mental health needs by accessing and using User Level B assessments. This training will focus on the BASC-3.


AUD 1,100.00

Training details


This fully on demand training is designed for professionals working within Education or Health environments who are currently a User level A and would like to begin using our User Level B assessments. It is highly recommended for professionals interested in mental health concerns and are interested in using the BASC family of assessments, or other User Level B assessments, in their practice.

Course Structure

The training is comprised of three units.  We suggest you allow 8-15 hours to complete on-demand units.  This time will vary based on the User Level B assessment category and the number of on-demand units.    

Unit 1 – Introduction to Statistical Concepts  

Unit 1 will focus on introducing statistical concepts and principles that underpin all User Level B assessments. This unit will specifically discuss:

  • Sets of scores and how to describe them
  • The measures of central tendency
  • Standard deviation and measures of spread
  • Ordinal and categorical data
  • Converting raw scores to z and t scores
  • Interpretation considerations  
Unit 2 – Understanding User Level B Assessments

Unit 2 will focus on improving your understanding of the User Level B assessment portfolio and your capacity in using User Level B assessments in context. The unit will specifically discuss:

  • Developing an assessment hypothesis based on a referral
  • User Level B assessment categories
  • User Level B direct assessment administration principles
  • Reporting considerations  
Unit 3 – BASC-3 Identifying and Supporting Students' Mental Health Needs

Unit 3 will focus on contextualising the statistical principles you have learned through the introduction to one of our leading User Level B assessments, the BASC 3. The unit will specifically discuss:

  • Overview of the BASC-3 family of assessments
  • Understanding the BASC-3 assessment family
  • Scoring the BASC-3
  • Interpretation considerations when using the BASC-3  

Learning Outcomes

After undertaking this training, participants will be able to:

Unit 1
  • Use and interpret both descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Compare sets of scores in classroom
  • Understand and be able to interpret measures of spread, deviation scores and standard deviation
  • Use and interpret the foundations of standard scores, including z and t scores and the normal distribution
Unit 2
  • Develop a testable hypothesis based on a referral
  • Describe and detail the various assessments that comprise the User Level B portfolio
  • Describe the difference between direct and indirect assessments 
  • Undertake a User Level B direct assessment ensuring that best practice guidelines are understood and adhered to 
  • Generate an assessment report
Unit 3
  • Discuss the current mental health challenges facing our students
  • Identify how behavioural and mental health assessments can be used to address these challenges
  • Apply the BASC–3 model, employing the rating scales and self-report
  • Use the BASC–3 model in the process of identifying social, emotional, and behavioural challenges
  • Demonstrate how results and reports can be interpreted and used diagnostically
  • Formulate how student results can be used in the selection and application of BASC–3 interventions and supports  

Once you’ve completed the training, you’ll be able to purchase all our gold-standard User Level B assessments and will have one month of free digital access to the following test manuals and stimulus books:

  • Vineland-3
  • Sensory Profile 
  • EVT-3 
  • MABC-2   
  • BOT-2
  • Bracken School Readiness Assessment  


To attend our User Level B (Mental Health) training, you will need to;
•    Register on our website
•    Have a tertiary degree level education

While it is no longer mandatory to acquire an “approved mentor” to supervise your scoring and reporting of User Level B practice assessments, we would strongly recommend that you do so to ensure your administration and practice of assessment usage is accurate.  
Your mentor should be an existing User Level B or C and have at least 6-12 months experience using User Level B assessments.