Mechanical aptitude: the ability to understand and apply mechanical concepts and principles to solve problems. Do you have it or don’t you? The idea can be scary to consider, especially if you know that you have to take a mechanical aptitude test as part of the hiring process. However, most people don’t realize that they are using mechanical aptitude principles in their everyday lives! MechLife drives the point home that the everyday person already has a grasp of mechanical concepts, whether they realize it or not.
Play as an aspiring manufacturing employee as he prepares for an upcoming interview. Encounter quirky situations at home that need your attention in this short but engaging story. As you get ready for your upcoming interview, you begin to realize that the quirky situations you are encountering do a great job of preparing you for the questions on the mechanical aptitude test!
Play as an aspiring manufacturing employee
Discover and answer contextualized mechanical aptitude questions
Learn practical test taking tips
Take a practice mechanical aptitude quiz
Access direct links to manufacturing career information
MechLife aims to prepare future candidates for typical mechanical aptitude tests that are a part of the hiring process for many manufacturing organizations. MechLife was developed by Catalyst Connection and Simcoach Games, thanks to generous funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
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Thank you to Jenny from IU1, Randy from Nazareth Prep, and Tim from Blackhawk High School for participating in the creation of this video. Also, major thank you to Paul Ruggieri for creating this wonderful video for us! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boEPi-GmFqE If...