Summary Levels CEFR Level Delivery Age range Skills Tested Availability
Exams for university entry and visa applications
PTE Academic Trusted by universities and governments around the world, PTE Academic is the leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration. PTE Academic typically delivers results in five business days, with tests taken at secure Pearson test centres. Find out more. Single test, scored between 10 – 90 A2 – C2 Computer based Adult Speaking, listening, reading, writing 200+ locations, 360 days a year
Versant The Versant Placement test automatically evaluates speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills used in academic institutions, private language schools, and corporate training programs throughout the world for students and employees. Find out more. Single test A1 – C1 Computer based Adult Speaking, listening, reading, writing On-demand
Business and Commerce
English for Business English for Business is specifically designed for those who want to showcase their business English skills. Example syllabus topics include:
– Composing a simple business letter or memo
– Business information processing
– Business text and data reformulation
English for business is offered on-demand, giving schools, universities and businesses full flexibility on exam dates. Find out more.
5 levels A1 – C2 Paper based, face-to-face speaking interview Adults: business industry Reading and Writing with an optional Speaking and Listening component On-demand
Spoken English for Industry and Commerce (SEFIC) SEFIC measures the speaking and listening skills of a candidates that enable them to:
– understand work or business information and instructions
– produce speech which is sufficiently accurate and clear to be understood by a sympathetic listener.
SEFIC is offered via telephone so candidates can test at convenient times. Find out more.
5 levels A1 – C1 Paper based, face-to-face speaking interview Adults: business industry Speaking, Listening On demand
Diploma in English for International Managers By combining English for Business and SEFIC, candidates can earn the Diploma in English for International managers, showcasing language ability in a professional context. Find out more. 2 levels C1 – C2 English for business, SEFIC Adults: business industry Speaking, listening, reading, writing On demand
e-Pro E^Pro tests all four skills via computer. The exam specifically measures the ability to apply English to typical workplace tasks and situations such as email responses, presentations, telephone calls and customer interactions. Find out more.
English for Accounting English for Accounting helps candidates understand and apply the vocabulary, terminology and abbreviations generally used in written accounting contexts.
English for Accounting is offered on-demand, giving full flexibility on exam dates. Find out more.
1 level B2 Paper based Adults: accounting industry Reading, Writing On demand
English for Tourism English for Tourism is for people preparing for, or working in, the tourism industry. Example syllabus topics include:
– Tour commentaries and itinerary planning
– Holiday and accommodation types
– Leisure and business travellers and tourists
English for Tourism is offered on-demand, giving full flexibility on exam dates. Find out more.
2 levels A2 – B1 Paper based, face-to-face speaking interview Adults: Tourism industry Speaking, listening, reading, writing On demand
General English & Schools
PTE Young Learners PTE Young Learners provides a fun English language assessment, with an emphasis on real-life scenarios and communicative skill. Assessment measures include using boardgames and communication activities. Find out more. 4 levels <A1 – A2 Paper based 6 – 13 Speaking, listening, reading, writing 3 sessions: May, June, December
PTE General PTE General is a six-level test of English, focussing on communicative skills. It is accepted by a range of employers, national governments and associations worldwide. The test is theme based, with realistic and familiar tasks based on communication. Find out more. 4 levels A1 – C2 Paper based, face-to-face speaking interview 13 – 18 Speaking, listening, reading, writing 3 sessions: May, June, December
JETSET (Junior English Tests, Senior English Tests) JETSET develops and assess the ability to communicate in English. The tests are divided into ‘JET’ for young learners and ‘SET’ for students and young adults. JETSET offers flexible on-demand test sessions. Find out more. 6 levels <A1 – C2 Paper based, face-to-face speaking interview JET: 6 – 13
SET: 16+
Listening, Reading, Writing, (optional) Speaking On demand
Progress Progress shows student progress within a course. There are three tests per level so you can see progress from the start, middle and end of a course. Progress is partially adaptive and delivered via computer. Find out more. 6 levels <A1 – C1 Computer based Adult & upper secondary Speaking, listening, reading, writing Anytime, anywhere, at the start, middle and end of a course
Teaching English
First Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE) This qualification is intended as a supplementary qualification for qualified teachers of general English, providing them with an introduction to Teaching Business English (TBE). Syllabus topics include professional skills such as course design, as well as specific business teaching topics such as business terminology or letter layout. 1 level NA Written examination Adult: teachers NA
Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (CertTEFL) CertTEFL is designed for people who have little or no experience of teaching English as a Foreign
Language (EFL) but who wish to embark on a career as an EFL teacher. Achievement of the CertTEFL will confirm
that candidates can organise and manage effective learning and have developed professionally through on-going reflection and evaluation.
1 level NA Combination of teaching practice, observation and written assignments Adult: teachers NA
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