You can book the suite of University of Cambridge ESOL examinations through us, or directly with The Cambridge Open Centre.

KET

Cambridge English: Key, also known as Key English Test (KET), is a basic level qualification that shows you can use English to communicate in simple situations. It shows you have made a good start in learning English. The exam has four papers: Reading and Writing, Listening, and Speaking.

Students can take this exam in Cambridge. Please ask about dates.

PET

Cambridge English: Preliminary, also known as Preliminary English Test (PET), is an intermediate level qualification. It shows you are able to use your English language skills for work, study and travel. The exam has four papers: Reading and Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Students can take this exam in Cambridge.

January No Exams
February No Exams
March 14 (paper)
April No Exams
May 9 (paper)
June 13 (paper)
July 21 (paper)
August To Be Confirmed
September To Be Confirmed
October To Be Confirmed
November To Be Confirmed
December To Be Confirmed

FCE

FCE is an upper-intermediate level Cambridge ESOL exam. It is widely accepted for commercial and preliminary academic purposes. It is useful preparation for working towards higher level exams, such as CAE. A wide vocabulary and the ability to use a variety of styles for different situations are necessary. The exam has four papers: Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Students pass with A (C1 level certificate), B, or C or receive a B1 certificate or a fail.Students can take this exam in Cambridge, in both paper and computer-based formats.

January No Exams
February 22 (computer)
March 7 (paper); 21 (computer)
April 18 (paper)
May 16 (paper); 23 (computer)
June 9, 20 (paper)
July 30 (paper)
August To Be Confirmed
September To Be Confirmed
October To Be Confirmed
November To Be Confirmed
December To Be Confirmed

CAE

CAE is an advanced level Cambridge ESOL exam. It is accepted for entrance to the majority of British universities. It is useful preparation if you are working towards higher level exams, such as CPE. Students must be able to communicate confidently in English and deal with most aspects of everyday life, including social and professional situations. The exam has four papers: Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Students pass with A (C2 level certificate), B, or C or receive a B2 certificate or a fail.Students can take this exam in Cambridge, in both paper and computer-based formats.

January No Exams
February 26 (paper)
March 14, 21 (paper); 21 (computer)
April 18 (paper)
May 16 (paper); 23 (computer)
June 10, 20 (paper)
July 31 (paper-based)
August To Be Confirmed
September To Be Confirmed
October To Be Confirmed
November To Be Confirmed
December To Be Confirmed

CPE

CPE is the most advanced level Cambridge ESOL exam. It is accepted for entrance to all British universities. Students must be able to communicate confidently and competently in English and deal with every aspect of the language. The exam has four papers: Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Students pass with A, B, or C or receive a C1 certificate, or a fail.Students can take this exam in Cambridge.

January No Exams
February No Exams
March 7 (paper-based)
April No Exams
May 9 (paper-based)
June 12 (paper-based)
July To Be Confirmed
August To Be Confirmed
September To Be Confirmed
October To Be Confirmed
November To Be Confirmed
December To Be Confirmed