These assessments were developed by a special team of FPDA members and represent a consensus on what employees need to know to be successful in the industry.  For a detailed listing of competencies addressed by the assessments, see the link at the bottom of this page.

Assessments are available covering the following competencies:

  • Hydraulic-Pneumatic
  • Electro-Mechanical
  • Automation
  • Sales skills

Development of these assessments was carefully conducted in partnership with FPDA’s testing partner, the National Occupation & Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI), ensuring managers can be confident in both the testing process and resulting scores.



  • $50 each
  • $450 Pack of 10
  • $175 for Combo Pack (includes all four assessments)


  • Assessment codes are good for 4 months from date they are assigned to an individual
  • Assessments are completed on-line, and results will be sent to the requesting manager within 3 business days
  • All assessment questions are multiple-choice, with only one correct answer per question
  • Must be completed within 2 hours (no stopping and restarting)
  • Candidates may reference any materials they choose during the assessment

FPDA U Assessment Online Testing Set Up Guide

Assessment Frequently Asked Questions

List of competencies tested by the assessments