Examination Courses

Good qualifications in English are now essential. ELC provides a wide range of courses and examinations to help you achieve the English language qualifications you need:

  • IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL
  • Pitmans ESOL and SESOL
  • Cambridge English (CPE, CAE, FCE, PET, KET, BEC)
  • LCCI English for Business Examinations
  • Trinity Graded Examinations in Spoken English

ELC is an official examination centre for:

  • TOEIC® (Test of English for International Communication)
  • LCCI (The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry English for Business Examinations)
  • Trinity GESE and SEW (for group bookings)
  • Cambridge English BULATS

and through our partner school, Eastbourne School of English, we can run the following exams in Brighton:

  • Cambridge BEC
  • Cambridge TKT

EXAM GUIDE

The following table gives an approximate guide of what exams you can take at each level.

ELC Level
CEFR
Cambridge
IELTS
TOEFL iBT
TOEIC
Trinity GESE
Cambridge BEC
BULATS
Upper advanced
C2
CPE
8 - 9
   
12
 
90 - 100
Advanced
C1
CAE
7 - 8
110 - 120
945
10 - 11
BEC Higher
75 - 89
Upper-intermediate
B2
FCE
5 - 6.5
87 - 109
785
7 - 9
BEC Vantage
60 - 74
Intermediate
B1
PET
4 - 5
57 - 86
 
550
5 - 6
BEC Preliminary
40 - 59
Pre-intermediate
A2
KET
3
 
225
3 - 4  
20 - 39
Elementary
A1/A2
     
120
1 - 2
 
0 - 19
Beginner
A1