why taking an exam with us

Last year, over two million people took exams with the British Council in more than 90 countries worldwide.

We offer IELTS, the world’s leading English language proficiency test.

Take an exam with us and enjoy the benefits of our services including:

  • long-standing experience in delivering high quality exams;
  • highly trained, experienced, friendly and helpful staff who meet British Council and exam board standards;
  • expert advice on how to prepare for the test;
  • online booking facilities;
  • IELTS centre 
  • commitment to a policy of equal opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people;
  • qualified examiners 
  • carefully selected venues, all equipped with modern facilities;
  • free access to IELTS Ready Premium, and many other free online resources;
  • support for teachers and learners of English through our TeachingEnglish and LearnEnglish websites. 

Five corporate values govern British Council culture and guide how we treat the people we work with: 

  1. Valuing people;
  2. Integrity;
  3. Mutuality;
  4. Creativity;
  5. Professionalism.

Our aim is to provide a positive and fair examination experience for all candidates.

Take an exam with us to improve your employment prospects and enhance your chances of continuing your education in Italy or abroad.


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