Configuring a test for tablet delivery

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IMPORTANT: The Surpass (Legacy) tablet app can be used on tablet devices with iOS and Android operating systems. Surpass tests can also be taken on iPadOS devices using SecureClient for iPad, or in web browsers on tablets using the standard Surpass test driver.

A test that is configured for tablet delivery allows candidates to sit a test in the Surpass (Legacy) tablet application. For more information on the Surpass (Legacy) tablet application, read About the Surpass (Legacy) tablet app.

The Surpass (Legacy) tablet application has features which are unique to test delivery on a tablet.

This article explains how to set a test for tablet delivery.

In this article

1. Create a test

To view the Tests screen, go to Test Creation > Tests. For more information about the Tests screen, read About the Tests screen.

2. Select Create Test

Select Create Test on the Tests screen.

In the Create Test dialog, select Create New Test.

TIP: You can also copy an existing test. For more information, read Cloning tests.

3. Enter test information

Fill out the fields in the Create Test dialog to create a new blank test.

NOTE: The following characters are not supported in the Test Name and Test Ref. fields: '" <> &

Fill out your new test’s information in the Create Test dialog. Refer to the following table for information on each field.

Setting Description
Subject Choose the subject that contains the items you want to include in your test.
Test Name Enter a name for your test. This is visible to Surpass users and candidates.
Test Ref Enter an alphanumeric reference. The reference is visible to Surpass users, but not candidates. The reference must be unique.

4. Configure test for tablet delivery

Select the General Settings tab in the Edit Test dialog. For more information about test settings, read About test settings.

Select Certified for Tablet Delivery to make your test available for tablet delivery.