Seafield now offers LanguageCert International ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) exams! LanguageCert is designed for non-native speakers of English worldwide wanting to provide documented evidence of their knowledge of English, for study or employment.

We run B2 Comunicator Test and C1 Expert Test regularly. Please contact our team for more information and examination dates.

LanguageCert International ESOL exams offer:

  • Separate Written Exams (Listening, Reading & Writing) & Spoken Exams (Speaking), leading to two separate certificates
  • Focus on communication skills, i.e. little exam-specific preparation required
  • Grammar & Vocabulary integrated in the Listening, Reading & Writing sections and not examined separately
  • Each candidate examined individually during Speaking, so they can perform at their best
  • Speaking exam conducted by a qualified Interlocutor, who does not do the assessment, to guarantee impartiality
  • Speaking session recorded and marked by qualified LanguageCert Examiners at a later stage, to ensure possibility of re-marking
  •  Pass mark: 50%
  • Fast results and certificates issuing:
    • Results & e-certificate 10 days after the exam
    • Hard-copy certificate shortly after results release
  • Life-long certificate validity
  • Certificate validity verification online at
  • Preparation material: download the practice tests for candidates and see what other support material is available
  • LanguageCert IESOL exams are accepted by NZQA for the purpose of fulfilling English-language requirements for entry to programmes at levels 3 and above on the NQF (National Qualifications Framework).
  • Successful results are given as either Pass or High Pass, in each sub-test and overall. If you want to use LanguageCert IESOL to qualify for entry to a course in New Zealand, you should carefully check the NZQA table to determine which exam you need to take and what result you need to achieve.
  • Seafield School of English is an Approved Test Centre for the delivery of the LanguageCert IESOL exams. At Seafield, we focus on exams that cater to International Students and Young Learners:
    • LanguageCert International ESOL
    • LanguageCert Young Learners ESOL

    If you are interested in sitting a LanguageCert IESOL exam, please contact us to find out about upcoming exam dates, apply for an exam or just ask for more information.


Under New Zealand Skills & Education Group (NZSEG), Seafield School of English is a licensed LanguageCert centre for International and Young Learner ESOL qualifications.