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Ability to reason or think something through. Mental abilities include general learning ability, verbal ability, and numerical ability.
With a general learning ability, you can reason. You can make judgements. You understand instructions. Principles make sense.
This is the ability to understand the meaning of words and the ideas associated with them. It is the ability to use words effectively. With this ability, you comprehend language. You use it to understand relationships between words, sentences and paragraphs. With this ability you can and present information or ideas clearly.
Ability to quickly and accurately carry out arithmetical processes.
Ability to perceive or become aware of something by using sight. Visual abilities include spatial perception, form perception, and clerical perception.
Ability to think visually about geometric forms and comprehend the two dimensional representation of three-dimensional objects and recognize the relationships resulting from the movement of objects in space. May be used in such tasks as blueprint reading and in solving geometry problems. Frequently described as the ability to visualize objects of two or three dimensions.
This is the ability to form an understanding about details in objects and graphics. With this ability, you can make visual comparisons, such as seeing slight differences in shapes and shadings of figures, and widths and lengths of lines.
This is the ability to find the important details in words or charts. An example would be to see differences in copies of text. You would use this ability to proofread words and numbers. It would help you to avoid errors in mathematics.
Ability to move your hands, feet, and the rest of your body. Physical abilities include motor coordination, finger dexterity, and manual dexterity.
Ability to coordinate eyes, hands and fingers rapidly and accurately when required to respond with precise movements.
Ability to move the fingers and manipulate small objects with the fingers rapidly and accurately.
Ability to move the hands easily and skillfully and work with the hands in placing and turning motions.
The Find Your Fit filter helps you focus on Alberta job postings that match closely with your ability levels. If you aren’t sure how to score your abilities, try using the abilities exercise in CAREERinsite. Results from the exercise can be used to set the scoring of the 9 different types of abilities.
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