SGCT assesses whether the personality traits and abilities a person possesses match those required to suc- ceed in a career in security



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)


Report Includes:




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


SGCT (Security Guard Career Test)