Aptis ESOL for Teachers is a general English proficiency test that is adapted for the educational context, assessing levels up to B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Candidates who demonstrate a level superior to a B2 are awarded a C.   

Aptis ESOL for Teachers tasks and questions relate to the scenarios that teachers come across every day. This enables test takers to focus purely on the actual language being tested. Find out more about the test format in the Aptis for Teachers Candidate Guide (PDF).

Aptis ESOL for Teachers is recognised for Habilitación Lingüística in the Comunidad de Madrid for B2 level certification. Please note that for C1 level certification, Aptis ESOL Advanced is the recognised Aptis ESOL variant. 

Aptis ESOL for Teachers is for:

  • English teachers working in schools, colleges and universities 
  • teachers of other subjects in schools, colleges, universities 
  • English teachers in large scale language programmes 
  • students on teacher training or university programmes 
  • other professionals working in educational contexts. 

Aptis ESOL for Teachers is recognised in the following Autonomous Communities and institutions:

Comunidad Aut. de Galicia

Comunidad Aut. de Madrid

If you have any questions about Aptis ESOL, please email: aptis@britishcouncil.es