Essential Function Job Analysis: Online

FCE and Post-Offer employment tests are becoming increasingly visible in the federal court system. Equip yourself to serve the growing need for high-level job analysis.

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US $350
  • Learn to identify and measure the essential functions and physical demands of a full range of jobs

  1. This is an online course
For more on where you'll learn, see the Course Locations section.

Online. Course participants will require an internet connection in order to access all aspects of this course.

What you’ll learn

The visibility of FCE and Post-Offer employment tests (more properly called Post-Offer, pre-employment tests; see the glossary) in the federal court system continues to grow. Consequently, so does the need for high-level job analysis to identify the physical demands tied to the essential functions of incumbent jobs.

This course teaches you to identify and measure the essential functions and physical demands of a full range of jobs. It serves as a platform for learning how to prepare a thorough job analysis report. If you want to perform analyses across the spectrum of cognitive, aptitude, and temperamental demands of a job, you will benefit from the university-level resources that complement this course.


This is an on demand course with a total of 6 contact hours. You will have 45 days to complete the course material. The online course information will be sent within 1 week of registration.

1.    Introduction to the Course
2.    The Changing World of Job Analysis
3.    Course Materials to Download
4.    Resources and References for Your Professional Library
5.    Homework Assignments
6.    The Essential Function Job Analysis Report

A.    Who Reads the Report and Why
B.    The General Components of the Report
C.    Five Formats

1.    Full Report
2.    Condensed to Four Pages
3.    Condensed to Department of Labor
4.    Condensed to Metrics
5.    Essential Function Task Statements Only

7.    Essential Function Task Statements

A.    Why Are They Important?
B.    How to Write Concise Statements

8.    The Digital World of Job Analysis

A.    The Job Analysis Software
B.    The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Database
C.    O*Net
D.    The Job Analysis Forms Set

9.    Preparing to Evaluate

A.    Before You Leave Your Clinic
B.    The On-Site Visit
C.    The Structured Interview

10.    Measuring Physical Demands
11.    Measuring Non-Physical Demands
12.    Unusual Jobs, Tasks, Environments and Situations
13.    Related Topics

A.    Essential Function Job Analysis and Ergonomic Evaluation
B.    Deposition and Court
C.    Liability Issues

14.    Marketing Job Analysis Services

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This is an online course