Purpose: SGCT-R assesses whether the personality traits and abilities a person possesses match those required to succeed in a career in security.
- Training Tool
- Skills Development
No. of questions: 61
Question type: Situational, self-report
Estimated completion time: 15 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)
Sample Size: 1419
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.91
Benchmarks: Available (general population and Security Guards)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available
- Comfort with Risk-taking
- Calculated Risk-taking
- Ability to assess situations
- Detailed narrative interpretation
- Strengths and Limitations
- Impression Management
Factors and Scales:
Overall Score plus 7 scales:
- Self-Control: Ability to monitor and regulate behavior.
- Integrity: Assesses whether a person is likely to behave in an honest and honorable manner.
- Authoritativeness: Ability to take charge firmly and effectively.
- Alertness: Assesses whether a person is observant and attentive.
- Comfort with Risk-taking: Assesses extent to which an individual is comfortable with risk-taking.
- Calculated Risk-taking: Assesses the extent to which an individual would be a calculated versus reckless risk-taker.
- Ability to assess situations: Ability to evaluate a situation in order to determine the most appropriate action.