ESOL International qualifications at Levels A1, A2 and B1 are designed for learners who are not native English speakers and who wish to gain an internationally recognised qualification in ESOL. These qualifications are suitable for learners who are preparing for entry to higher education or professional employment in the UK or internationally.

The qualifications are available at A1 (Entry Level 1), A2 (Entry Level 2) and B1 (Entry Level 3)

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Qualification Information

Key Features
  • These qualifications are mapped to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Qualifications are available at each level as either 2-mode Speaking & Listening only, or as 4-mode (Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing) qualifications
  • Assessment is on-demand
  • Assessments are via materials written and set by Gatehouse Awards staff
  • All assessment tasks use familiar and routine contexts your learners will be familiar with
  • Assessment is fully secure, with Gatehouse Awards staff present for each examination session you book
  • Unit certification is available
  • Certification turn around times are unrivalled
  • The GA Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International (Speaking and Listening) (Entry 3) is accepted by the UKVI for visa applications for settlement and naturalisation

IESOL Qualification Specification A1-B1 V2

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