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Awarding status for PTE

For PTE Academic, PTE Home, and Pearson English International Certificate (PTE General)

PTE Academic

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is accredited by OFQUAL (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England as ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) International qualifications.

ESOL International qualifications are primarily designed for candidates who are not native speakers of English and who wish to achieve a high quality, internationally recognised qualification in English that is available and recognised worldwide and at the highest level (RQF level 3 / CEF C2).

They are suitable for candidates who are preparing for entry to higher education or professional employment. ESOL International qualifications are designed to reference the descriptions of language proficiency in the Common European Framework Reference for Languages (CEF). The levels in the CEF have been mapped to the levels in the Regulatory Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

PTE Academic is listed by OFQUAL on the Register of Regulated Qualifications with the following ESOL International qualification titles recorded at the following CEF levels.

PTE Home

PTE Home is accredited by OFQUAL (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England as International ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) qualifications.

PTE Home is the fast, fair and convenient choice for those applying for a family or settlement visa. Our Secure English Language Tests (SELT) are UK Home Office approved.

Each PTE Home test is a pass–fail speaking and listening test, taken on a computer in a secure and friendly test environment. Successful completion of a PTE Home test provides proof that your English language proficiency meets the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Levels A1, A2 and B1.

Pearson English International Certificate (PTE General)

Pearson English International Certificate (PTE General) is accredited by OFQUAL (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England as ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) International qualifications.

ESOL International qualifications are primarily designed for candidates who are not native speakers of English and who wish to achieve a high quality, internationally recognized qualification in English that is available and recognized worldwide and at the highest level (RQF level 3 / CEF C2).

They are suitable for candidates who are preparing for entry to higher education or professional employment. ESOL International qualifications are designed to reference the descriptions of language proficiency in the Common European Framework Reference for Languages (CEF). The levels in the CEF have been mapped to the levels in the Regulatory Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

Pearson English International Certificate (PTE General) is listed by OFQUAL on the Register of Regulated Qualifications with the following ESOL International qualification titles recorded at the following CEF levels.