HUCAMA Factors is a comprehensive assessment suite that enables the prediction and development of job performance as well as success at work. These assessments are appropriate for all organizational levels and can be used in both recruitment and development contexts.

Underpinned by the Big 5 & the internationally recognized Great 8 Competency model, these assessments work at any level of application. Whether your focus is individuals, teams or an organization wide solution, this fully scalable suite is one of the core toolkits recommended for Lauriate’s team focused recruitment, coaching & leadership development solutions.

The HUCAMA Factors suite includes structurally aligned personality and competency questionnaires for general, professional and executive roles, as well as an ability test for universal use.

HUCAMA Factors includes:

Assesses how an individual processes information to predict their cognitive performance in a work environment. Providing a useful companion to personality and competency assessment for selection, development & coaching.

This ability test includes the following 3 components, each lasting 8 minutes:

  • Diagrammatic Matrices: Ability to infer relationships between objects.
  • Number Series: Ability to infer relationships between numbers.
  • Spatial Reasoning: Ability to mentally rotate 3-dimensional shapes.

HUCAMA Ability Factors are an appropriate measure of ability for all work roles and measure both speed and accuracy. Aligned with the HUCAMA Competency Factors and enables the prediction of competencies and capabilities.

HUCAMA Ability Factors measures general reasoning ability for all work roles with sub-scores for speed and accuracy as well as Diagrammatic Matrices, Number Series and Spatial Reasoning. The tool can be used on its own or in combination with Personality Factors to enable the prediction of competencies and capabilities.

Identify an individual’s traits and preferences in the workplace. Consisting of 8 factors (48 facets)

Assesses an individual’s traits and preferences in the workplace grouped into 8 factors:

  • Investigation
  • Structure
  • Support
  • Confidence
  • Drive
  • Creativity
  • Interaction
  • Influence

The Personality Factors range consists of general, professional and executive versions measuring 16, 32 and 48 facets respectively.

Combines the Great 8 Competencies with advances in personality research to identify 48 competencies at work. These are grouped into 8 competency factors that are applicable to most professional and managerial roles and are aligned with the HUCAMA Personality Factors model.

This assessment also allows individuals to nominate external raters to provide feedback on their performance in the workplace.

Assesses the Great 8 Competencies in the light of advances in assessment research over the last two decades.

The 8 competency factors are:

  • Evaluating Information
  • Structuring Work
  • Supporting Individuals
  • Coping with Pressure
  • Driving Success
  • Creating Solutions
  • Interacting with People
  • Exerting Influence

The Competency Factors range consists of general, professional and executive versions measuring 16, 32 and 48 competencies respectively.

This assessment can be set up to allow individuals to nominate external raters to provide feedback on their performance in the workplace.

Certification to use HUCAMA Factors

We offer a two-half day online workshop for experienced psychometric test users. This workshop is for registered psychologists in Australia and other experienced users of psychometric assessments in organizations.

NB: BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality [or equivalent] is the key pre-requisite for coaches, HR practitioners and leaders registering from the UK.

Our training involves the following steps:

  • Registration – you will be given your login details to begin the certification process.
  • HUCAMA Factors assessments– you will be sent a link to complete each of the HUCAMA Factor assessments online before attending the live training sessions.
  • Virtual Transfer Workshop– you will attend two half-day mini-workshops which cover all 3 assessments and provide an overview of the HUCAMA model, this involves working with reports, group discussions and feedback practice.

Attaining HUCAMA Certification pre-requisites

If you are not a registered psychologist or qualified as a BPS Test User: Occupational, Ability & Personality, contact us to explore options for assessment of equivalence for your country or region. Or, to find out how to attain an appropriate pre-requisite qualification.

Team leaders engaged with Lauriate Coaching & Development programmes are encouraged to attain certifications to support team focused selection, coaching & development.

Register here to receive your free Personality Factors & Competency profile.

Offer available until February 28, 2023.

Contact us for more information on the transfer certification held on 5th and 6th of October.

NB: Both half-day mini-workshops must be completed for you to meet the requirements for HUCAMA certification.