LanguageCert International ESOL

LanguageCert International ESOL

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

United Kingdom

Ofqual

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications (Levels A1-C2) are regulated by Ofqual 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 3, 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.

 

Qualifications Wales

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications (Levels A1-C2) are regulated in Wales by Qualifications Wales.

The qualifications reside in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) from Entry Level 1 to 3 and Levels 1 to 3. They also map to the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales and 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.

 

UCAS

LanguageCert is available on the UCAS Apply list. UCAS Apply is a secure online application system that allows students to apply for full-time undergraduate courses, and some part-time courses for nursing and midwifery, at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom.

UCAS Apply includes LanguageCert as part of their listing (visible to applicants who have a UCAS profile) and students can select the following LanguageCert qualifications as part of their application process, as appropriate proof of English language skills.

  • LanguageCert Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Listening, Reading, Writing) (Mastery C2)
  • LanguageCert Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Speaking) (Mastery C2)

 

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

Austria

Organisations accepting LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

  • University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol

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, B1, B2, C1 and C2. The exams are listed in the new MMT '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.

Germany

Organisations accepting LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

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.

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

Hungary

In order to comply with local regulatory requirements, LanguageCert International ESOL exams in Hungary have limited differences with the main suite and are set up as follows:

Written Exam Spoken Exam 
 Reading  Listening
 Writing  Speaking

 

LanguageCert International ESOL Written and Spoken ESOL qualifications are recognised by the Accreditation Board for Foreign Language Examinations in Hungary at levels B1 to C1, meeting the language requirements for:

• bonus points for admission into higher education
• graduation from college/university degrees
• graduation from select vocational training courses
• language allowance (salary supplement) for civil servants.

The level of recognition required depends on the requirements set by the individual education or government institution.

The Accreditation Board for Foreign Language Examinations is a department of the Ministry of Education, responsible for accrediting foreign language examinations in Hungary.

For information please visit www.languagecert.hu

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

  • Andrássy University Budapest
  • Budapest Business School
  • Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy
  • Budapest Metropolitan University
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Corvinus University
  • Dennis Gabor College
  • Edutus University
  • Eötvös Loránd University
  • Eszterhézy Károly University
  • Gál Ferenc College
  • Hungarian Dance Academy
  • John Wesley Theological College
  • Kodolányi János University
  • Milton Friedman University
  • Neumann János University
  • Pannon University
  • Pázmány Péter Catholic University
  • Semmelweis Medical University
  • Széchenyi István University
  • Szent István University
  • The Hungarian University of Fine Arts
  • Tomori Pál College
  • University of Debrecen
  • University of Dunaújváros
  • University of Kaposvár
  • University of Nyíregyháza
  • University of Óbuda
  • University of Pécs
  • University of Sopron
  • University of Szeged
  • Veszprém College of Theology
  • Wekerle Sándor Business College

Italy

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are recognised in Italy by the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR), at levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.

B2 level “Communicator” qualification is accepted for PON scholarships.

 

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

Lithuania

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are recognised in Lithuania by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, at levels B1, B2, C1 and C2. The exams are entitled to replace and are accepted as the equivalence of the Lithuanian State Maturity Examination of English, provided that the students hold a certificate of B1 level at a minimum.

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

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.

From 22 August 2018, NZQA specify that all non-university providers must use an NZQA approved international test of English to assess the language proficiency of candidates. LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications reside on the NZQA approved list and the full list of changes is published on the NZQA website.

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.

 

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

Poland

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

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 Β1, Β2, C1 and C2.

Organisations accepting LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

  • Asociatia Repere – Filiala Bacau AFJ
  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Grigore T. Popa"

Spain

The LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are the ideal choice for students, who need to prove a certain level of English proficiency, in order to enter the university of their choice.

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

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are recognised by:

  • ACLES (Association of Language Centres in Higher Education) at levels A2, Β1, Β2, C1 and C2 
  • CRUE Universidades Españolas (Conference of Chancellors of the Spanish Universities) as valid certification for English at levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, and C2 

Teachers who need to prove their linguistic competence in all four skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) in English, in order to work in public schools in Spain, can rely on LanguageCert qualifications, provided that they hold both LanguageCert International ESOL Written (Listening, Reading, Writing) and Spoken (Speaking) certificates of the same level.

See below the Spanish regions in which LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are recognised:

Alicante

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

  • Universidad de Alicante

Andalusia

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications at levels B2, C1 and C2 are recognised by Junta de Andalucía:

  •  Applicants for teaching jobs in bilingual schools can use LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications to demonstrate their English skills
  •  Applicants for teaching jobs in the public sector area awarded additional points if they are LanguageCert International ESOL certificate holders

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

  • Universidad de Almería
  • Universidad de Cádiz
  • Universidad de Córdoba
  • Universidad de Granada
  • Universidad de Huelva
  • Universidad Internacional de Andalucía
  • Universidad de Jaén
  • Universidad de Malaga
  • Universidad Pablo de Olavide
  • Universidad de Sevilla


Aragon

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications at levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 are recognised by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Aragon. 

  

Castile and León

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

  • Universidad de Valladolid

Catalonia

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications at levels B1, B2, C1 and C2 are recognised by the regional government of Catalonia.

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

Extremadura

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

  • Universidad de Extremadura: El Instituto de Lenguas Modernas (ILM)

Galicia

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

La Rioja

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

Madrid 

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

 

Navarra

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications at levels B1, B2, C1 and C2 are recognised by the Department of Education of the Government of Navarra.

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

 

País Vasco

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications at levels B2, C1 and C2 are recognised by La Consejera de Educación de la Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco:

  •  LanguageCert International ESOL certificate holders of both Written and Spoken exams can teach subjects in English in the Basque state schools.

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

  • Universidad del País Vasco

 

Valencia

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications:

 

Thailand

LanguageCert International ESOL qualifications are recognised by the Office of the Basic Education Commission Ministry of Education.
 
LanguageCert International ESOL suite of exams can be used by all state schools from grades 1 to 12 that follow the state curriculum of the “General English Program” (GEP), the “Intensive English Program” (IEP) and “International Program” (IP).

All students must achieve a minimum level of English proficiency based on their grade and curriculum stream as outlined in the Management Guidelines Teaching English by the Office of the Basic Education Commission Ministry of Education.
 
Recognised LanguageCert exams:
LanguageCert International ESOL A2 – C1

USA

Organisations accepting LanguageCert qualifications:

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LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL

LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL

LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL qualifications are officially on the list of certifications recognised by the designated official authorities in the following countries:

Thailand

LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL qualifications are recognised by the Office of the Basic Education Commission Ministry of Education.
 
LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL suite of exams can be used by all state schools from grades 1 to 6 that follow the state curriculum of the “General English Program” (GEP) and the “Intensive English Program” (IEP).

All students must achieve a minimum level of English proficiency based on their grade and curriculum stream as outlined in the Management Guidelines Teaching English by the Office of the Basic Education Commission Ministry of Education.
 
Recognised LanguageCert exams:
LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL Fox (pre-A1)
LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL Owl (A1)

LanguageCert USAL esPro

LanguageCert USAL esPro

LanguageCert USAL esPro (former Spanish BULATS) qualifications (Listening & Reading, Writing, and Speaking) are officially on the list of certifications recognised by the designated official authorities in the following countries:

France

LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications have been recognised by the National Interprofessional Joint Committee for Employment and Vocational Training (COPANEF) at levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 with CPF (Personal Training Account) code 209074. The CPF code can be used to undertake a COPANEF funded Spanish language training course, if it results in a LanguageCert USAL esPro certificate. The programme applies to people in all professional fields nationally.

LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications have also been recognised by the Regional Interprofessional Joint Committee for Employment and Vocational Training (COPAREF) at levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 with CPF codes 202316 and 202315, valid for people employed and professionals seeking employment respectively. The CPF codes can be used to undertake a COPAREF funded Spanish language training course, if it results in a LanguageCert USAL esPro certificate. The programme applies to people in all professional fields in the administrative region of Grand Est, in northeastern France.

Spain

LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications are recognised by:

  • ACLES (Association of Language Centres in Higher Education) at levels A2, Β1, Β2, C1 and C2 as a valid certification of the Spanish language for access to all Spanish Universities. ACLES promotes learning and dissemination of modern languages in higher education, informing regional policy decision-makers.
  • CRUE Universidades Españolas (Conference of Chancellors of the Spanish Universities) and are included in the list of certifications accepted by Mesa de Certificación Lingüística para el Español como Lengua Extranjera (Accreditation Commission for Spanish as a Foreign Language) as proof of Spanish language proficiency. CRUE Universidades Españolas, as a non-profit association of 76 Universities in Spain (50 public and 26 private), is responsible for the accreditation of foreign language qualifications for post-secondary studies in Spain.

    LanguageCert USAL esPro is the exam of Spanish as a foreign language selected by the university accreditation platform CertiUni, a project promoted by CRUE for the certification of cross curricular competencies in the Spanish universities.

    LanguageCert USAL esPro certificates at B1 and B2 levels are the (minimum) entry credentials for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Spain respectively.

See below the Spanish regions in which LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications are recognised:

 

Andalusia

Organisations that have officially announced that they accept LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

  • Universidad de Almería
  • Universidad de Cádiz
  • Universidad de Córdoba
  • Universidad de Granada
  • Universidad de Huelva
  • Universidad Internacional de Andalucía
  • Universidad de Jaén
  • Universidad de Malaga
  • Universidad Pablo de Olavide

Asturias 

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

  • Universidad de Oviedo

 

Castile and León

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

 

Catalonia

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

 

Galicia 

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

 

La Rioja

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

 

Madrid 

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

 

Navarra

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

 

Valencia 

Organisations accepting LanguageCert USAL esPro qualifications:

 

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LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet

LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet

LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet qualifications are officially on the list of certifications recognised by the designated official authorities in the following countries:

LanguageCert Awarding Organisation

LanguageCert Awarding Organisation

LanguageCert is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the designated official authorities in England and Wales.

England - Ofqual

LanguageCert has been granted Awarding Organisation recognition by Ofqual, Ofqual Register Recognition Number RN6001.

Ofqual (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) is a non-ministerial department that regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

As an Awarding Organisation dedicated to language skills assessment and certification, LanguageCert’s utmost objective is to offer high quality qualifications to the global learner community.

Its recognition by Ofqual underpins LanguageCert’s rigorous, high standards and processes deployed in the development, delivery and award of qualifications.

Wales - Qualifications Wales

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

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