BEC Higher

Cambridge Business English Certificates

Rather like the Cambridge Advanced exam, this is C1 level and shows a more proficient command of the English language to a potential employer.  If you can pass this one, on a linguistic level, you can function effectively at a managerial position. This qualification gives you the practical language skills and confidence you need to work effectively at a senior level in global business. A Cambridge English: Business Higher (BEC Higher) qualification, demonstrates to employers that you are at an advanced level of Business English.

C1 Business Higher shows you can:

Communicate effectively at managerial and professional level with a high level of fluency

Confidently participate in workplace meetings and presentations

Reasons to choose C1 Business Vantage:

Improve your career opportunities globally

Accepted worldwide by international businesses such as Proctor & Gamble, HSBC as well as educational institutions and business schools

Pros: Impressive on a CV for employers

Cons: Language may be too streamlined and not useful for everyday situations outside of the workplace

Best suited to: Those looking to demonstrate their English language level to perspective employers

CEFR Level: C1

English Test Format:  Computer or paper-based

No of Papers:  4

How long is the exam?  3 hours

Skills Tested:  Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

How long until I get my test score?  7 - 9 weeks paper-based, 4 - 6 weeks computer-based

How long is the test valid for?  No expiry

The London Exam Centre (Platinum Centre)  Tuition House 27-37 St George's Road Wimbledon, London SW19 4EU United Kingdom Open
Barnet and Southgate College High Street Southgate London, London N14 6BS United Kingdom Internal
Bromley College of Further and Higher Education  Rookery Lane Bromley London, London BR2 8HE United Kingdom Internal
EF ILS London 74 Roupell Street London, London SE1 8SS United Kingdom Open
Harrow College Lowlands Road Harrow, London HA1 3AQ United Kingdom Internal
Hampstead School Of English 553 Finchley Road Hampstead, London NW3 7BJ United Kingdom Internal
Kingston College Kingston Hall Road London KT1 2AQ United Kingdom Internal
International House London Central 16 Stukeley Street London WC2B 5LQ United Kingdom Open
EHWLC - Hammersmith Campus Gliddon Road London W14 9BL United Kingdom Open
South Thames College  Wandsworth High Street London SW18 2PP United Kingdom Internal
West Thames College Heath House, London Road, London TW7 4HS United Kingdom Internal
International House Belfast 109 - 111 University Street Belfast BT7 1HP United Kingdom Open
Reading Examination Centre 6b Church Street Reading, Berkshire RG1 4HJ United Kingdom Open
EF Bristol Custom House Queen Square Bristol BS1 4JQ United Kingdom Open
Cambridge Open Centre  18 Beche Road Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 8HU United Kingdom Open
Warrington Collegiate Winwick Road Warrington, Cheshire WA2 8QA United Kingdom Open
Harrow House International College Walrond Road Swanage, Dorset BH19 1PE United Kingdom Open
Southbourne School Of English Ltd  30 Beaufort Road Southbourne Bournemouth, Dorset BH6 5AL United Kingdom Open
Eastbourne Didac School 16 Trinity Trees Eastbourne, Sussex BN21 3LA United Kingdom Internal
Sussex Downs College (Lewes)  Lewes Campus Lewes, Sussex BN7 2XH United Kingdom Internal
ELA-Edinburgh 71 George Street 4th floor Edinburgh EH2 3EE United Kingdom Internal
Redbridge Institute of Adult Education Gaysham Avenue Essex IG2 6TD United Kingdom Internal
Stafford House International Canterbury 9 New Dover Road Canterbury, Kent CT1 3AS United Kingdom Internal
Rossall International Study Centre Fleetwood Lancashire FY7 8JW United Kingdom Open
University Of Leicester Cambridge Exam Centre  English Language Teaching Unit University Of Leicester Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 7DF United Kingdom Open
British Study Centres Manchester St Margaret's Chambers 5 Newton Street Manchester M1 1HL United Kingdom Open
The Liverpool School of English 50-54 Mount Pleasant Liverpool, Merseyside L3 5SD United Kingdom Open
Melton College York 137 Holgate Road York, Yorkshire YO24 4DH United Kingdom Open
Education First EF International School Of English In Oxford Pullens Lane, Headington Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 0DT United Kingdom Open
Oxford Open Centre Wolsey Hall 66 Banbury Road Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6PR United Kingdom Open
East Surrey College  London Road Redhill, Surrey RH1 2JX United Kingdom Internal
Richmond & Hillcroft Adult & Community C  Parkshot Richmond, Surrey TW9 2RE United Kingdom Internal
International House, Newcastle Upon Tyne  7-15 Gallowgate Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4SG United Kingdom Open
Adult Education Wolverhampton Wolverhampton Adult Education Service Old Hall Street Wolverhampton WV1 3AU United Kingdom Open
Bath College Avon Street Bath, Somerset BA1 1UP United Kingdom Internal
Belfast Metropolitan College Titanic Quarter Campus 7 Queens Road Belfast BT3 9DT United Kingdom Internal
Eurospeak Language School  29A Chain Street Reading, Berkshire RG1 2HX United Kingdom Internal
EF International Language Centre 1-2 Sussex Square Brighton BN2 1FJ United Kingdom Open
Sussex Open Centre For Examinations 4th Floor Park Gate 161-163 Preston Road Brighton, Sussex BN1 6AF United Kingdom Open
City of Bristol College  City of Bristol College- Ashley Down Centre PO Box 2887 Bristol BS2 2BB United Kingdom Internal
Amersham and Wycombe College of Further Education  Amersham & Wycombe College Amersham, Buckinghamshire HP7 9HN United Kingdom Internal
LSI Cambridge 41 Tenison Road Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2DG United Kingdom Open
Highlands College Jersey  Highlands Jersey Channel Islands JE4 9QA United Kingdom Open
English In Chester 9-11 Stanley Place Chester, Cheshire CH1 2LU United Kingdom Open
Coleg Llandrillo Llandudno Road Rhos On Sea Llandudno Conwy LL28 4HZ United Kingdom Internal
Truro College College Road Truro, Cornwall TR1 3XX United Kingdom Internal
North West Academy Of English 37 Great James Street Londonderry BT48 7DF United Kingdom Internal
Torbay Open Centre 15 Saint Marychurch Road Torquay, Devon TQ1 3HY United Kingdom Open
Buckswood School Guestling Hastings, Sussex TN35 4LT United Kingdom Internal
Buckswood School Guestling Hastings, Sussex TN35 4LT United Kingdom Internal
ELC Eastbourne  8 Trinity Trees, Eastbourne, Sussex BN21 3LD United Kingdom Internal
Edinburgh Language Centre (Experience English Group) 62-66 George Street Edinburgh EH2 2LR United Kingdom Open
Colchester Institute Sheepen Road Colchester, Essex CO3 3LL United Kingdom Internal
Gloucestershire College Cheltenham Campus  Princess Elizabeth Way Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 7SJ United Kingdom Internal
TEG English Portsmouth Portsmouth Language College 7-9 Edinburgh Road Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 1DE United Kingdom Open
Oaklands College St Albans  Hatfield Road St Albans, Hertfordshire AL4 0JA United Kingdom Internal
Inverness College UHI 1 Inverness Campus Inverness IV2 5NA United Kingdom Open
Canterbury Christ Church University Department of Language Studies Canterbury Christ Church University College Canterbury, Kent CT1 1QU United Kingdom Internal
Education First International School of English 26 Wilbraham Road Fallowfield Manchester M14 6JZ United Kingdom Open
LILA Liverpool New Barratt House 47 North John Street Liverpool, Merseyside L2 6TG United Kingdom Open
Norwich Institute for Language Education  78-80 Upper St. Giles Street Norwich NR2 1LT United Kingdom Internal
ILS English Clarendon Park Clumber Avenue Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG5 1AH United Kingdom Open
The Oxford English Centre Wolsey Hall 66 Banbury Road Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6PR United Kingdom Open
University of South Wales LLantwit Road Treforest, Pontypridd Rhondda Cynon Taf CF37 1DL United Kingdom Open
The University of Sheffield - English Language Teaching Centre 78 Hoyle St. Sheffield, Yorkshire S3 7LG United Kingdom
Stafford College Earl Street Stafford, Staffordshire ST16 2QR United Kingdom Open
Mobile Testing Solutions, University of Suffolk Waterfront Building 19 Neptune Quay Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1QJ United Kingdom Open
Brooklands College  Weybridge Campus Heath Road Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8TT United Kingdom Internal
Swansea University, English Language Training Services  Floor 3 Margam Building Services Swansea SA2 8PP United Kingdom Internal
City of Sunderland College Bede Campus Sunderland Tyne & Wear SR3 4AH United Kingdom Internal
Newcastle College Accreditation Team Rye Hill House Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 7SA United Kingdom Open
Brasshouse Languages at The Library of Birmingham Centenary Square Broad Street Birmingham B1 2ND United Kingdom Open
Bournville College 1 Longbridge Lane Longbridge Birmingham B31 2TW United Kingdom Internal
Leeds Language College Ltd Aquis House 12 Greek Street Leeds, Yorkshire LS1 5RU United Kingdom Open
Babylon School of Languages The Hall 4 New Street Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2PH United Kingdom Open
Dialogue Language Training  Knighton House Milton Road Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 5JA United Kingdom Open

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