Lumina Learning Products

Lumina Learning is a world-leading provider of personality, emotional intelligence, competency tools and qualification programmes for organisations in more than 40 countries all over the world. Since 2009, Lumina Learning team has been developing highly innovative psychometric products which reveal people’s dynamic personality and ignites curiosity.

VerifyNow has selected two cutting-edge Lumina Learning products – Lumina Spark and Lumina Select that can help your organisation in selection, training or development. Find out how the two products can help accelerating collaboration, increasing creativity and problem-solving, and reducing resources and costs for your organisation.

1. Lumina Spark

Lumina Spark provides an accurate, personalised reading of an individual’s strengths and developmental areas. Whether you’re an executive or a new recruit, it provides rich personal insights and practical benefits for everyone.

This highly sought-after product was created by Dr Stewart Desson and is based on his revolutionary PhD research in business psychology and psychometrics, awarded by the University of Westminster. The model is simple to understand, yet contains great depth by directly measuring 72 personality qualities.

Lumina Spark inspires people to develop skills most needed in the workplace – adaptability, agility, partnering, authenticity and the ability to lead self and others. In one tool it provides three lenses that assess your underlying persona, your everyday persona, and your overextended persona, to give you consistent insights into your whole personality and remove the need for additional tests.

  • Underlying Persona: Your instinctive way of being, your preferences, and your natural inclinations.
  • Everyday Persona: How you behave day-to-day, tuning up and down your qualities contextually.
  • Overextended Persona: When you do too much of a good thing and overplay your natural strengths.

2. Lumina Select

Every organisation has its own identity that will shape the requirements of its selection process. Successfully identifying and selecting strong candidates is a crucial part of growing a business.

Lumina Select takes into account the values of an organisation as well as the requirements of a specific role. It is also designed to enhance communication between candidates and recruiters.

Lumina Select draws on Lumina Spark to create a portrait of a candidate’s preferences and qualities. Knowing this, recruiters can tailor interviews to better explore a candidate’s strengths and weaknesses.

The comprehensive digital Lumina Select offering features the Lumina Job Profiler, the Lumina Select Portrait Walkthrough, and the Lumina Select Interview Guide. This is all presented in Lumina Learning’s very own applicant tracking system (ATS). The Lumina Applicant Tracker allows users to sort, filter, and track applicants for multiple roles and to quickly and easily move candidates through the application process. And the best part is users can create unlimited job profiles and tailor the digital Lumina Select reports at no extra cost.

  • Reviewing, tracking, and sifting candidates is easier than ever.
  • Helps identify the key competencies for success in each role.
  • Offers an interactive deep-dive into a candidate’s personality and competencies.
  • Creates fully customisable candidate interview guides with the right questions.


• Academic and Qualifications verification
• Applicant Integrity Interview
• APRA Disqualified Register check
• APRA Enforceable Undertaking Register Check
• ASIC Banned and Disqualified Register check
• ASIC Enforceable Undertaking Register check
• AFS Licensees Register check
• AFS Licensees and Authorised Representatives Register Check
• Anti-Money Laundering check
• Bankruptcy checks
• Business Interests / Directorships check
• Digital Footprint check
• Employment History verification
• Entitlement to Work check
• Identity Verification
• Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check (National Police Check)
• Professional Body Membership check
• Reference checks (online, on phone)

Know who you are hiring and mitigate risks to your business by confirming eligibility to work, requisite expertise, qualifications, criminal history, integrity and more. The value of employment screening services extends beyond the on-boarding experience. It can be a regular health check on your organisation’s existing workforce too, by ensuring job specific qualification are current, memberships and licences are valid, police checks are up to date, and industry regulation job requirements continue to be compliant.
Companies such as Cogent Business Solutions conduct employment background screening. We are an accredited body with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and member of the Professional Background Screening Association.
The duration varies as it is subject to employer’s requirements. It is also dependent on the position and the nature of the role. Some positions may only review the last five years of employment, while others may take into consideration 10, 15 or even 20 years of employment history.
Yes, anyone can undergo employment screening providing it is with the applicant’s informed consent. This consent allows the prospective employer company and their agents to complete the employment screening process.

Not sure which background checks to choose?

Businesses face challenges recruiting and retaining employees in today’s fast-paced world. Employees can be the greatest asset or the biggest risk of a business. Employment screening can help increase workforce integrity and trustworthiness. Let’s have a conversation so we can better understand your employment screening requirements.