Valpar Product Comparison Chart
Revised June 2006


Pro3000 Aviator Magellan Sigi3 VCAT
DesignComputer-based testing; hands-on work sample technology Computer-based
Optional: Hands-on work sample technology
Computer-based Internet-based Computer-based
Purpose/UsesVocational Evaluation,
Career Development,
Database Searching,
Academic Remediation,
JobMatching
Validated Aptitude, Interest Assessment, Career Exploration, Career Assessment Career Exploration, Career Assessment, Career Development, for middle and high-school ages Career Exploration, Values and Interest Assessments, Choosing a college major, for high-school, post-secondary students, and adult populations Validated Aptitude,
Interest Assessment,
Career Exploration,
Career Assessment
AdministrationEvaluator-Directed Student-driven or Evaluator-Directed Self-Directed Self-Directed Student-driven or Evaluator-Directed
Test MethodologyAptitudes, interests, academics, temperaments, Criterion referenced to DOL standards Aptitudes, interests, Criterion referenced to DOL standards 8 Computer based surveys, Criterion referenced Values, Interest, and Work Activity assessments Aptitudes, interests, Criterion referenced to DOL standards
Administration Time
(approximately)
90 minutes
(for comp assess)
Computer: 60 minutes
Hands-on work sample: 20 minutes
From 10 minutes
to 145+ minutes
Varies 60 minutes
Evaluator Training Time2 - 5 days 2 days 1/2 day N/A N/A
Format/TypeModular Complete package Complete package Annual license basis Sold on a per-test basis

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