The Differential Aptitude Tests (DATs) are used in career counseling to measure one's vocational or educational aptitude. The DATs consist of the following 8 subtests:

1. Verbal Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Space Relations, Mechanical Reasoning, Clerical Speed and Accuracy

2. Mechanical Reasoning, Spelling, Language Usage

3. General Aptitude Test Battery, Intelligence, Verbal Aptitude, Numerical Aptitude, Spatial Aptitude

4. Perception, Clerical Perception, Motor Coordination, Finger Dexterity, Manual Dexterity

5. Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Batteries (ASVAB), General Information, Numerical Operations

6. Attention to Detail, Word Knowledge, Arithmetic Reasoning, Space Perception, Mathematics Reasoning

7. Electronic Information, Mechanical Comprehension, General Science Shop Information

8. Automotive Information