Military Psychology


Suitability tests for the military 

Make the right decisions at the right time under pressure. Military service personnel have to deal with this scenario on a daily basis. Every wrong decision can have serious consequences. Attentionconcentration and further cognitive high performance are required in addition to physical fitness in active military service. Discover how you can make the right choice when recruiting with the Vienna Test System

Skills and personalities of military personnel such as:
  • Special Forces
  • Pilots
  • Navy
  • Drivers
  • Recruiters
  • Officers

What qualities should military soldiers have?

Are you looking for suitable recruits, officers or other positions in military service? Then you need to pay attention to security-relevant character traits and other relevant military requirements during the recruitment process. The visual short-term memorytime and movement anticipation or motorical skills can not only be useful in everyday working life, but can also guarantee survival and the necessary security when making decisions in crisis situations.

In addition to attention-related characteristics, the analysis also focuses on professional aspects when assessing the suitability of soldiers. The ability to work under pressure, but also the leadership behaviour, is of great importance in the selection of military personnel. SCHUHFRIED’s aptitude test allows you to select suitable soldiers from applicants or to test existing soldiers for their aptitude

Relevant dimensions for military staff

Cognitive Abilities

In addition to job related, cognitive skills and anticipation of movement, the aptitude test also determines spatial perception and technical understanding.


Work-related aspects of personality

Test future military staff or significant personality traits such as leadership, stress and burn-out or team orientation.



Especially when operating weapons, heavy machinery or strictly following working procedures, a high degree of working accuracy is essential.


Reaction Behaviour & Visual Functions

Whether an employee makes the right decision in a crisis situation often depends on individual resilience and visual perception.


Sensomotory Functions

Hand-Eye coordination and visual perception skills are considered a basic requirement for military staff.


You would like to collect additional relevant information?

If you also want to test the candidates/workers knowledge about your institution or ask questions about their previous work experience, we offer the possibility to simply integrate a customizable questionnaire.