[Page 142]Vocational assessment is applied in a variety of contexts ranging from school to work. It also applies to occupational tools and processes that support clients with special educational needs and disabilities. Debra Perry (2011: 1) defines vocational assessment as ‘the process of determining an individual's interests, abilities and aptitudes and skills to identify vocational strengths, needs and career potential. Vocational assessment may use a variety of standardized techniques (e.g. tests) or non-standardized approaches (e.g. interviews, observing people). Vocational assessment ...