Coaching & Trainability Attitude Assessment

Determines whether a person is coachable, willing to learn, and accept feedback, criticism, and direction.


Purpose:  CTAA will determine whether a person is coachable, willing to learn, and accept feedback, criticism, and direction.


  • Pre-employment
  • Personal & Professional development
  • Motivational Tool


  • Ability to handle criticism
  • Openness to learning and improvement
  • Willingness to take direction
  • Willingness to ask for help
  • Comfort with vulnerability and admitting weakness
  • Drive to Succeed
  • Know-it-all-ism/Egotism

No. of questions: 62
Question type:
Situational, self-report
Estimated completion time:
15 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment:
Recommended age level:
Qualification Level:
Class A
APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, ethnicity)
Validation Information:
Sample Size: 564
Cronbach’s Alpha range: 0.94


Benchmarks: Available (general population,12 industries)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available

Report Includes:

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Graphs
  • Detailed narrative interpretation
  • Strengths and Limitations
  • Advice

Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 7 scales:

  • Ability to handle criticism: Assesses willingness to accept and use criticism to one’s advantage.
  • Openness to learning and improvement: Assesses whether a person proactively strives to grow and develop.
  • Willingness to take direction: Assesses an individual’s work ethic and ability to handle work-related tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Comfort with vulnerability and admitting weakness: Assesses willingness to admit faults/deficiencies.
  • Drive to Succeed: Assesses level of commitment to setting and achieving goals.
  • Know-it-all-ism/Egotism: Assesses inclination toward know-it-all-ism, which could inhibit the coaching process.


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