Aptis - an innovative English language test
Aptis is an innovative English language test from the British Council.
The test is designed to make a practical and accurate assessment of your level of English. It is suitable for individuals wishing to certify their level of English and for businesses and institutions who need to assess English language skills in the workplace (see Aptis recognition institutions list). You will receive your test results by email between 48 and 72 hours after taking the test. Your test report will be available for collection at our offices or will be sent to you by post within 7 to 10 days.
Aptis, including the 'Speaking' component, is taken on a computer under the supervision of the British Council.
What is Aptis?
Aptis is an English test for adults (16+) which can be used to assess ability in all four English skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Practise for your Aptis test
Are you a candidate about to sit an Aptis test? Prepare today with our candidate guide and online practice tests.
Test dates, fees and locations
You can take an Aptis test in various locations across Spain. Find out when and where you can take Aptis.
Aptis for teachers
Aptis for Teachers can be used by Ministries of Education and educational institutions to test the English skills of teachers, and students in teacher training.
Aptis for organisations
Aptis can help your organisation to assess the level of English of your employees. Find out more about what Aptis can do for you.
Aptis for Teens
WHAT IS APTIS FOR TEENS? Aptis for Teens is an English assessment tool developed by the British Council and designed specifically for teenagers aged 13 to 17.
Aptis Advanced is a variant of Aptis General. It has been designed specifically to test candidates at higher levels of English. It is used by candidates and institutions at levels: C1-C2.
Aptis Erasmus+ awards
Call for applications for British Council Aptis Erasmus+ awards for an additional stay of one month.