Aptis ESOL is a four-skills, computer-based English test, developed by the British Council, delivered in supervised face-to-face test sessions and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).

Aptis ESOL is approved by AICLU, the Association of Italian University Language Centres and it is included in its recommended list of high-stakes quality language certifications for universities. Aptis ESOL is recognised by a growing list of Italian universities. To find out which ones, click here

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Aptis ESOL is available in three variants:

  • Aptis ESOL General, assesses levels A1 to C on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). 
  • Aptis ESOL Advanced tests language proficiency from B1 to C2 on the CEFR.
  • Aptis ESOL for Teachers with the same format as Aptis ESOL General with content adapted for the educational context. Assesses level A1 to C on the CEFR.

With Aptis ESOL, you receive your results by email 48 to 72 hours after taking your exam.