Cambridge English class

Cambridge Test Preparation

The Cambridge exams (FCE, CAE and CPE) are essential in many countries and SELC’s Cambridge Test Preparation course, taught by highly experienced teachers, helps students achieve the best results. Studying for the Cambridge exams is both intensive and challenging and can help students gain employment and lay the foundation for their future success in business.

  • The examination consists of five papers: Reading, Writing, Use of English, Listening and Speaking.
  • (20 hours per week- face to face plus 5 hours test practice)

B1 Preliminary (PET)

Intermediate level – Daytime – starts every Monday

B1 Preliminary (PET) qualification for intermediate level candidates which shows that students have mastered the basics of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use.

SELC offers this program as a first step in your language learning journey towards B2 First (FCE) and the higher Cambridge qualifications.

B2 First (FCE)

Upper-Intermediate – Daytime and Evening – starts every 4 weeks (start dates)

B2 First (FCE) qualification proves candidates have the language skills to live and work independently in an English-speaking country or study on courses taught in English.

This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between B1 Preliminary (PET) and C1 Advanced (CAE).

C1 Advanced (CAE)

Advanced – Daytime – starts every 4 weeks (start dates)

The C1 Advanced is fast becoming one of the most recognised qualification with more than 8,000 educational institutions, businesses and government departments around the world being accepted as proof of high-level achievement in learning English.

Preparing for C1 Advanced helps learners develop the skills to make the most of studying, working and living in English-speaking countries.

This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between B2 First and C2 Proficiency.

C2 Proficiency (CPE)

Very Advanced – Daytime – closed classes (start dates)

C2 Proficiency qualification shows the world that you have mastered English to an exceptional level. It proves you can communicate with the fluency and sophistication of a highly competent English speaker.

Preparing for and passing the exam means you have the level of English that’s needed to study or work in a very senior professional or academic environment, for example on a postgraduate or PhD programme.


The CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: ADVANCED (CAE) qualification is now recognised in many Australian universities and TAFE institutions as an alternative entry requirement to IELTS and is also accepted by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) for student visa applications, as well as Temporary Graduate, Skilled, Former Resident and Work and Holiday visa programmes.


Course length and hours of study


January, March, June & September 10 or 12 weeks duration

20 hours of classroom lessons + 5 hours per week of supervised Cambridge exam-oriented self-study test practice after class to focus on exam techniques. All Cambridge Exam Preparation students must also sit for at least one Cambridge exam at the end of the course.