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KET: Key English Test. An elementary level exam, testing your ability to deal with basic written and spoken communications.
PET: Preliminary English Test. An intermediate level exam, testing your ability to cope with everyday written and spoken communications.
FCE: First Certificate in English. An upper intermediate level exam - ideal if you can deal confidently with a range of written and spoken communications.
CAE: Certificate in Advanced English. An advanced exam - if you can communicate with confidence in English for work or study purposes, this is the exam for you.
CPE: Certificate of Proficiency in English. A very advanced level exam - perfect if you have achieved a high level of language skills and are able to function effectively in almost any English-speaking context.
CELS: Certificates in English Language Skills. These certificates provide modular assessment of English language skills and are ideal if you don't need to achieve the same level across all four skills (listening, reading, writing, speaking).
Certificates in ESOL Skills for Life. These certificates provide flexible assessment of ESOL learners in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and are fully based on the Adult ESOL Core Curriculum.
BEC (Business English Certificates): A suite of three exams designed to test English language ability used in the context of business. They are ideal if you are preparing for a career in business.
BULATS (Business Language Testing Service): A multilingual assessment service for companies that require a rapid, accurate means of assessing language skills in English, French, German and Spanish.
YLE: Cambridge Young Learners English Tests. An enjoyable and non-threatening way of assessing the English of children between the ages of 7 and 12.
Cambridge ESOL Teaching Awards. Cambridge ESOL's internationally recognised Teaching Awards are taken by over 12,000 people each year. They provide a route into the English Language teaching profession for new teachers, and first class career development opportunities for experienced teachers.
TKT: Teaching Knowledge Test. This flexible and accessible award focuses on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers, whatever your background and teaching experience.
CELTA: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults. If you'd like to teach English to adult learners, CELTA is the best known and most widely taken initial 'TESOL/TEFL' qualification of its kind in the world.
CELTYL: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Young Learners. This is the qualification for you if you'd like to specialise in teaching English to children or teenagers.
ICELT: In-service Certificate in English Language Teaching. If you're already teaching English, ICELT will help you to improve your skills in the context in which you're currently working.
Certificate in Further Education Teaching Stage 3 with the Certificate for ESOL Subject Specialists. You need this qualification if you've chosen to teach English in Further, Adult and Community Education in the UK - the 'Learning and skills sector'.
DELTA: Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults. You should take DELTA if you already have substantial teaching experience and are looking for further career progression.
IDLTM: International Diploma in Language Teaching Management. If you're a language teaching professional looking to take on management responsibility, IDLTM is the management training course for you.
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