Proficiency in English CPE

British Council

Prepare for Cambridge English C2 Proficiency

Our Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) course will prepare you for the exam through expert English language tuition plus tips, advice and information on examination technique. 

Preparation courses for C2 Proficiency


We recommend a level C2. The courses focus on practicing the exam with a level of English that will give you a higher probability of passing. 

If you have a low or middle C2 level, we recommend you take a general English course to raise your level and later on you can take one of these specialised courses when you are ready.


Face to face Cambridge English C2 courses in your city

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What you will learn

On this course you will:

  • prepare thoroughly for the Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) exam and develop essential exam techniques
  • improve your ability and confidence when using spoken and written English in a wide variety of situations
  • reach the level needed for the Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) exam.


Our C2 Proficiency course offers you all the key advice and techniques that you will need to approach the exam successfully. Thanks to our expert exam teachers you'll prepare all parts of the test effectively: written comprehension, use of English, written expression, and oral expression and comprehension - so you'll get to exam day with confidence and maximise your chances of success.


Cambridge English Proficiency, also known as Certificate of Proficiency in English or CPE, is the certificate which recognises the C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The exam is designed to cover the four main linguistic skills: written comprehension, written expression, oral comprehension and oral expression, as well as knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

With this certificate you can demonstrate that you have achieved exceptional skills in English, and that you are perfectly equipped to study, work and function in English at almost native level.

Centres where Cambridge English C2 Proficiency course is available: