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O*NET® Ability Profiler™

The O*NET Ability Profiler (AP) is a career exploration tool that helps clients plan their work lives. The O*NET Ability Profiler uses a paper and pencil format with optional apparatus parts and computerized scoring. Individuals can use O*NET Ability Profiler results to:

  • identify their strengths and areas for which they might want to receive more training and education
  • identify occupations that fit their strengths

To conduct training on how to administer the O*NET Ability Profiler, you will need the O*NET Ability Profiler Training Materials. You can download these materials as PDF files, or order printed copies from the Government Printing Office.

Download PDF Files

For a more detailed description of the available files and their contents, please see Ability Profiler File Descriptions (PDF - 82 KB).

Creative Commons licensed The O*NET Ability Profiler may be redistributed or used to develop other assessments under a choice of licenses. See the Career Exploration Tools License page for more information.

Desktop
for individual viewing and printing
Print Shop
for professional reproduction

Administrator Training Manual (PDF - 306 KB)
Administrator Training Overhead Masters (PDF - 44 KB)
Administrator Training Overhead Masters (PowerPoint - 192 KB)
Administrator Training Participant's Guide (PDF - 152 KB)

Or download all files at once:
All Ability Profiler Desktop materials (ZIP - 4.8 MB)

Administrator Training Manual (ZIP - 268 KB)
Administrator Training Overhead Masters (ZIP - 41 KB)
Administrator Training Participant's Guide (ZIP - 134 KB)

Or download all files at once:
All Ability Profiler Print Shop materials (ZIP - 5.3 MB)

Ordering Information

To order these items online from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) external site, simply click on the links below. Orders may also be placed by telephone (202/512-1800), fax (202/512-2250), at any GPO Bookstore, or by mail at: Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. Note that prices include shipping.

  1. Administrator Training Manual (out of stock)
    029-030-00031-6
    This manual contains guidelines for conducting training to enable people to administer the O*NET Ability Profiler. This standardized program contains guidelines for workshop preparation and administration and trainer's notes.

  2. Administrator Training Overhead Masters external site
    029-030-00032-4
    $2.25 (1 set each)
    This set of overheads is used to facilitate training for individuals administering the Ability Profiler.

  3. Administrator Training Participant's Guide external site
    029-030-00033-2
    $16.00 Package (10 copies per package)
    This guide is used by participants in Ability Profiler administration training.

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