The British Council offers Linguaskill and Aptis: business and professional English exams that can help you get ahead in your career. The exams are internationally recognised. They show you have learnt English to an appropriate standard and can use it in a professional context. It is easy to understand your level and your result corresponds with the six levels of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Linguaskill is a test designed for companies, organisations, schools and individuals. It provides a cost effective way of assessing communication skills in a foreign language that are needed in the workplace. Many of the world's leading employers and educational institutions rely on it, among which the ‘Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur’ in France. It is also used for Immigration purposes in the UK and for French citizenship requests in France.
The Aptis English test is a modern and flexible English assessment system designed to meet the diverse needs of organisations and individuals around the world. The test is for adults (16 years and above) used by organisations and institutions to benchmark the English language levels of their employees, potential employees, students or teachers. It tests English levels from A1 to C2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.