The CAST (Construction And Skilled Trades) Test Success Prep Course

  | 1775 students enrolled | Last updated 6/2019

The Construction And Skilled Trades (CAST) test assesses the aptitude of candidates in roles such as electrical repair, vehicle maintenance and other skilled trades. It is frequently administered during the application process for these types of roles in order to quickly and efficiently screen out unsuitable candidates.

This course will help you increase your mechanical aptitude test score and get your dream job, with a comprehensive coverage of video-based studying and computer-based practicing.On average, our students score 27% higher than the average test-taker.

What you'll learn

Deep video-based learning - Every module of this course covers the topics in the test in great depth. We make use of video-based guides in order to maximize your learning.

Preparation for any level of difficulty - The difficulty faced on the CAST can vary. In order to make sure you are 100% covered for any of these tests, we have designed our course to teach you everything from the ground up.

Lighting fast tactics - There are 14 key question categories identified in mechanical aptitude tests. This course offers the optimal strategy for answering every one of these questions.

How to approach mechanical questions effectively - this course is structured to build you mechanical knowledge in such a way that develops your intuitive understanding of mechanical concepts.

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Who is this course for?

If you’ve been asked to take the CAST test, you probably don’t have a lot of time between now and sitting the exam. Time is short, and you need a quick fix.

Whether you are confident with mechanical concepts or haven’t looked at them since high school, this course has something to offer.

This CAST Test Preparation Pack is perfect for:

  • Inexperienced test-takers who need to learn the mechanical concepts covered in the CAST Test from scratch
  • Individuals who are well-versed with mechanical concepts who wish to sharpen their skills and jog their memory in order to maximise their chances of success.

This course has been meticulously designed, making use of years of expertise in order to put together the most comprehensive and concise CAST Test preparation course available on the market. Our in-house mechanical and educational specialists have composed the text-based and video guides on this course in order to ensure that you are equipped with everything you could possibly need for the test.

Description

When it comes to the CAST, you’ve only got one shot.

Mechanical Aptitude Tests are administered by a wide variety of employers to screen out unsuitable candidates. If you’ve applied for a job position and have been asked to take this test, there won’t be any do-overs; if you fail, other candidates who have succeeded will fill the role you wanted. You need to get this right, and you need to get it right the first time. This course has been specifically designed to prepare test-takers for any CAST Test by examining every possible question type in great depth so that you will not only know how to answer the questions, but also understand them fundamentally so you can be prepared for anything.

Video-Based Learning

One of the largest difficulties when learning the concepts contained within the CAST Test is visualization. Frequently, test-takers will struggle to visually understand the concepts presented when reading it in simple text. In order to combat this and maximize your learning potential, we have produced a series of video guides for this course. Using video-based guides alongside our written content, you will be on the fast-track to test success. This course is the only CAST course on the market which comprehensively covers these topics in a video-based format.

Expert insights on the best test-taking techniques

Being asked to take a test you’ve never taken can be pretty daunting. Taking a test you’ve not performed so well on in the past can also be a scary prospect. Our expect in-house psychometric experts understand this, and have produced this course with that in mind. This course is designed to provide you with bulletproof protection against any question type, by teaching you the principles involved from the ground up. Instead of using ineffective and unreliable online resources, you can ensure your success with the best course on the market. When you’re taking a test like this, every second of your time is precious; why waste time trawling through questionable resources when you can secure success here and now?

How is this course different?

What sets this course apart from the others is a comprehensive approach to teaching the concepts. Free resources found online are far from sufficient, and other courses on the market focus almost entirely on practice questions without any substantial instructional content. We offer a comprehensive approach to all question types on the CAST Test and curated practice tests, presented in an accessible and easy-to-understand curriculum so that you can spend less time deciphering the course and more time preparing for the test.

Do you want to secure your success in the screening process and take one step closer to that dream job? Don’t let your competitors get the upper hand - get started with this course now, and fix the odds in your favor with this comprehensive CAST Test Preparation Pack today!

The CAST (Construction And Skilled Trades) Test Success Prep Course

1775 students enrolled | Last updated 6/2019

The Construction And Skilled Trades (CAST) test assesses the aptitude of candidates in roles such as electrical repair, vehicle maintenance and other skilled trades. It is frequently administered during the application process for these types of roles in order to quickly and efficiently screen out unsuitable candidates.

This course will help you increase your mechanical aptitude test score and get your dream job, with a comprehensive coverage of video-based studying and computer-based practicing.On average, our students score 27% higher than the average test-taker.

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  • Lifetime access
  • 15 Full-Length Mechanical Guides
  • 4 Full-Length Mathematical Guides
  • 3 Full-Length Verbal Guides
  • Video-based learning
  • Suitable for all applicants taking the CAST test, as well as other mechanical tests
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  • Intro and Strategy
    • Introduction to the CAST Test
    • Course Structure
    • Time Management Factor
    • The Right Approach
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  • CAST Levers
    • What are levers? – Theoretical background
    • Equation of levers
    • Mechanical advantage
    • Types of levers – First, Second, Third Class
    • Practice Questions
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  • Mechanical Concepts
    • Units and systems of units
    • Vectors and Scalars.
    • Force as a vector.
    • What can a force do?
    • Equal, different and opposite vectors.
    • Operations with vectors.
    • Components of a vector.
    • Some important forces in Mechanics
    • Work and energy.
    • Types of energy.
    • Power
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  • Buoyancy
    • What is a fluid?
    • What is Buoyancy? Buoyant Force.
    • Calculation of Buoyant Force. Archimedes Principle.
    • Density and Conditions for Floating.
    • Buoyancy in the Air. Balloons.
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  • Acoustics
    • What is Acoustics?
    • What is sound? Sound as a kind of wave.
    • Characteristics of sound waves.
    • Amplitude and wavelength.
    • Equation of sound waves.
    • Speed of sound.
    • Intensity and power of sound waves.
    • Intensity as a function of distance from the source.
    • Pitch and loudness.
    • Echo.
    • Audible sound. Ultra and infrasound.
    • Musical notes.
    • Sound level and decibel scale.
    • Doppler Effect.
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  • Optics
    • What is light? How is light propagated?
    • Luminous and non-luminous objects.
    • Does light pass through all matter?
    • Shadow.
    • Speed of light.
    • Reflection of light.
    • Plane mirrors. Laws of reflection.
    • Image formed by two plane mirrors.
    • Curved mirrors. Special rays in curved mirrors.
    • Image formation in concave mirrors.
    • Image formation in convex mirrors.
    • Lenses. Similarity between lenses and curved mirrors.
    • Image formation in converging lenses.
    • Image formation in diverging lenses.
    • Equation of mirrors and lenses.
    • Magnification of spherical mirrors and lenses.
    • Refraction of light. Laws of refraction.
    • Critical angle. Total internal reflection.
    • Index of refraction. Snell’s Law.
    • Light as an Electromagnetic Wave.
    • Dispersion of light. Prisms.
    • The human eye. Eye defects.
    • Power of a lens.
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  • Thermodynamics
    • Thermal energy, Heat and the difference between them.
    • Temperature. Measurement of temperature.
    • Thermal equilibrium. First Law of Thermodynamics.
    • Thermal expansion and contraction.
    • States of matter.
    • Phase change.
    • Units of heat.
    • Specific heat capacity.
    • Specific Latent Heat.
    • Calorimetry. Heat exchange.
    • Gas Laws
    • Graph representation of Gas Laws
    • Second Law of Thermodynamics
    • The meaning of Entropy. Third Law of Thermodynamics.
    • Heat transfer.
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  • Pressure
    • What is Pressure? – Theoretical Background
    • Solid pressure
    • Liquid Pressure
    • Applications of hydrostatic pressure
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  • Electric Power
    • Theoretical background
    • Mechanical vs Electric Power
    • Power and efficiency
    • Electric energy & Joule’s Law
    • Joule or kWh? – Cost of electricity
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  • Series & Parallel Circuits
    • Combination of resistors – Series, Parallel, Complex
    • Advantages and disadvantages of series and parallel combination of resistors
    • Practice Questions
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  • Electrical Circuits
    • Electric Charges
    • Electric Circuits
    • Electric Current
    • Ohm’s Law
    • What does resistance depend upon?
    • Symbols of electric circuit elements
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  • Gas Pressure
    • Gas Pressure – Theoretical Background
    • Air pressure – Evidence of air pressure
    • How to measure air/gas pressure? – Apparatus and Units
    • Pressure and Volume relation in gases
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  • Other Simple Machines
    • Wheel and Axle
    • Inclined Plane
    • Screw
    • Wedge
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  • Circular Motion
    • What is circular motion? - Theoretical background
    • Directions of Rotation
    • Centripetal and centrifugal force
    • Centripetal acceleration
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  • Ballistics
    • What is ballistics? - Theoretical background
    • Equations of ballistics
    • Practice Questions
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  • Springs
    • What are springs? – Theoretical background
    • Combination of Springs – Series, Parallel, Mixed
    • Practice Questions
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  • Pulley Systems
    • What are pulleys? – Theoretical background
    • Types of pulleys – Fixed, Moveable, Combined
    • Block and Tackle
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  • Gears
    • What are gears? – Theoretical background
    • Thumb rules in meshed gears
    • Practice Questions
    • Systems of gears
    • Rack and Pinion
    • Relationship between the radius of the gear and its velocity of rotation
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  • Wheels & Belts
    • What are wheels? – Theoretical background
    • Mechanical advantage of wheels
    • Combination of wheels and gears
    • Advantages and limitations of wheel (and gear) systems
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  • 1/2/3/4 Operations
    • PEMDAS
    • Answering with a calculator
    • Answering without a calculator
    • Methodology
    • Time-efficient solutions
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  • Rates & Proportion
    • Proportion & direct proportion
    • What are rates?
    • Typical questions
    • Methodology
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  • Ratio
    • What are ratios?
    • Dividing a quantity in a ratio
    • Typical questions
    • Methodology
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  • Percentages
    • What are percentages?
    • Percentages and decimals
    • Calculating percentage change
    • Typical questions
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  • Lowest Values
    • Ordering Types
    • Fraction Ordering
    • Mixed Value Ordering
    • Formula-Type Problems
    • Practice Questions
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  • Number Series
    • Linear Series
    • Geometric Series
    • Compound Series
    • Layered Series
    • Squared Series
    • Exponential Series
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  • Word Problems
    • Word Problems Question Types
    • Percentages Problems
    • Rate and Ratio Problems
    • Age Calculation Problems
    • Time Trap Avoidance
    • One-Variable Problems
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  • Graphic Arithmetic
    • What are floor plans?
    • What does a floor plan show?
    • How to deal with calculations regarding floor plans
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  • CAST Practice Tests
    • Practice Test 1
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