The assessment function of the Registered Counsellor is also governed by the Health Professions Council. The assessments which the Registered Counsellor are permitted to use investigates the following:

  1. Intelligence
  2. Ability
  3. Aptitude
  4. Learning Potential
  5. Personality
  6. Interest
  7. Study Habits


The assessments and their results can be used to draw various conclusions such as whether or not a learner is school ready and in making career choices. Results can also be used to further investigate problem situations to assist in further care or in referring the client to the appropriate professional.