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Recognitions - LanguageCert International ESOL Qualifications

Regulated qualifications

LanguageCert has been granted Awarding Organisation recognition, while its LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications have been regulated by the designated official authorities in the following countries: 

England - Ofqual 

LanguageCert has been recognised by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) as an Awarding Organisation, offering International ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) qualifications.

 LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications (Levels A1-C2) are regulated by Oqual in the sector subject area “Languages, literature and culture of the British Isles”.

The qualifications reside in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) from Entry Level 1 to 3 and Level 1 to 8, which maps to the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications. In addition, they map to the European Qualifications Framework, as portability is important to those looking for jobs or seeking to employ people from across the continent. They also directly map to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) from level A1 to C2.

 LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are:

  • A valid proof of English language proficiency for employers in UK
  • Pre-requisites for UK qualifications that require evidence of suitable English language proficiency
  • Evidence of English language proficiency in order to study at a UK or International University*

* Each University’s requirements of proficiency may differ. Certificate holders should contact the university of their interest for specific information.

Wales - Qualifications Wales

LanguageCert has been recognised by Qualifications Wales as an Awarding Organisation, offering International ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) qualifications.

 

Recognised qualifications

LanguageCert International ESOL Written qualifications (Listening, Reading, Writing) and LanguageCert International ESOL Spoken qualifications (Speaking) are officially on the list of certifications recognised by the designated official authorities in the following countries:

Czech Republic

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications have been recognised by the Czech Ministry of Education and are listed in the new STANDARDISED LANGUAGE EXAMINATIONS list, at levels A1, A2, Β1, Β2, C1 and C2. The exams are listed in the new MŠMT “MATURITA” list and are entitled to replace the so called “optional part” of the leaving exam (Maturita) in English. 

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are a valid proof of English language proficiency for state/governmental employment, with the required certification level depending on the particular position applied for.

The qualifications are recognised by major universities in the Czech Republic. Certificate holders should contact the university/faculty of their interest for specific information, due to varying recognition status applying per case.

Greece

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications have been recognised by ASEP (Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection) at levels Β1, Β2, C1 and C2.

The certificates are valid proof of English Language proficiency, which is a prerequisite for access to opportunities for employment in the Public Sector. They may also be accepted for admission to programmes at the Public Universities and Institutes of Higher Education across the country, as well as for employment at private organisations. However, certificate holders are advised to confirm with the organisation of their interest.

Hungary

For information please visit www.languagecert.hu

New Zealand

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are officially on the list of examinations recognised by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), which is responsible for accrediting foreign language qualifications in New Zealand, at levels B1, B2, C1 and C2.

NZQA recognition means that LanguageCert qualifications meet admission requirements for education in New Zealand. Each educational programme level in New Zealand poses minimum qualification requirements, according to which LanguageCert C1 certificates fulfil the (minimum) requirement for a Bachelor’s degree programme, while C1 with High Pass or C2 fulfil the requirement for postgraduate degrees (Bachelor Honours, Master’s and Doctoral). LanguageCert B1 and B2 certificates are also accepted for admission for Certificates and Diplomas of lower levels of New Zealand’s education system.

Romania

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are officially on the list of examinations recognised by the Romanian Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research, which is responsible for accrediting foreign language qualifications in Romania, at levels A1, A2, Β1, Β2, C1 and C2.

Spain

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications, at levels A2, Β1, Β2, C1 and C2, are recognised by ACLES (Association of Language Centres in Higher Education).

Students who need to prove a certain level of English proficiency to enter a Spanish University and teachers who need B2 level or higher to work in public schools in Spain can rely on LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications.