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Cambridge English: First is also called the First Certificate in English (FCE) and First Certificate in English for Schools (FCEfS). This general English qualification proves that you can speak and write English well enough to work or study in an English-speaking environment.

Level of qualification: Upper intermediate = B2 on the Common European Framework.

Exam dates, fees and locations

Álava

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Carmelitas del Sagrado Corazón)

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
11/06/2022 For Schools-Paper Closed 209€

Barcelona

Exam Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
14/05/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
21/05/2022 Paper-For Schools CLOSED 209€
04/06/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
04/06/2022 Paper-For Schools CLOSED 209€
18/06/2022 Paper 09/05/2022 209€
25/06/2022 Paper-For Schools 16/05/2022 209€
02/07/2022 Computer-For Schools 20/06/2022 or places run out* 209€
09/07/2022 Computer 23/06/2022 or places run out* 209€
23/07/2022 Paper-For Schools 15/06/2022 209€
28/07/2022 Paper 21/06/2022 209€
25/08/2022 Paper 19/07/2022 215€
*Limited places available

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Bizkaia

BILBAO

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration
06/05/2022 For Schools-Computer CLOSED
21/05/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED
28/05/2022 Computer 16/05/2022 or places run out*
03/06/2022 For Schools-Computer 22/05/2022 or places run out*
04/06/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED
09/06/2022 Computer 27/05/2022 or places run out*
18/06/2022 Paper 06/05/2022
18/06/2022 For Schools-Computer 06/06/2022 or places run out*
25/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 14/05/2022
02/07/2022 For Schools-Computer 22/06/2022 or places run out*
23/07/2022 For Schools-Paper 14/06/2022
28/07/2022 Paper 14/06/2022
29/07/2022 Computer 17/07/2022 or places run out*
*Limited places available
Price: 209€
Date Type of exam Deadline for registration

BARAKALDO

25/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 06/05/2022

GERNIKA

18/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 06/05/2022

PORTUGALETE

04/06/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED
25/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 14/05/2022

SOPUERTA

25/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 13/05/2022
Price: 209€

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Madrid

Dates Type of exam Registration deadline Price
06/05/2022 Computer CLOSED 209€
07/05/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
14/05/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
21/05/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€
28/05/2022 Computer 16/05/2022 or places run out* 209€
04/06/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€
07/06/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
11/06/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€
18/06/2022 Paper 10/05/2022 209€
25/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 17/05/2022 209€
09/07/2022 Computer 27/06/2022 or places run out* 209€
23/07/2022 For Schools-Paper 16/06/2022 209€
28/07/2022 Paper 23/06/2022 209€
25/08/2022 Paper 21/07/2022 215€

*Limited places
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Menorca

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
To confirm Paper To confirm 209€

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Palma de Mallorca

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
25/05/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€
28/05/2022 Computer* 13/05/2022 or places run out* 209€
04/06/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
25/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 16/05/2022 209€
09/07/2022 Computer* 23/06/2022 or places run out* 209€
28/07/2022 Paper 21/06/2022 209€

Limited places
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Santiago de Compostela

 Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
11/06/2022 Computer 20/05/2022 or places run out* 209€
09/07/2022 Computer 28/06/2022 or places run out* 209€
29/07/2022 Computer 10/07/2022 or places run out* 209€
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Tarragona

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
To confirm Paper To confirm 209€

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Valencia

VALENCIA
 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
07/05/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€
14/05/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
28/05/2022 Computer* 13/05/2022 or places run out* 209€
04/06/2022 Paper CLOSED 209€
11/06/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€
18/06/2022 Paper 10/05/2022 209€
25/06/2022 For Schools-Paper 17/05/2022 209€
09/07/2022 Computer* 25/06/2022 or places run out* 209€
23/07/2022 For Schools-Paper 18/06/2022 209€
28/07/2022 Paper 25/06/2022 209€
*Limited places
QUART DE POBLET
 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
15/05/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€
TORRENT
 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
15/05/2022 For Schools-Paper CLOSED 209€

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WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS EXAM?

You should study for the FCE if you want to work in an English-speaking business, live in an English-speaking country or study a foundation-level or pre-university course taught in English.

To take the exam you should be able to:

  • write short reports and emails
  • explain an idea or have a detailed discussion in English
  • understand general English on TV and in newspapers.

HOW DOES THE EXAM PROCESS WORK?

There are five parts to the FCE exam. You will complete papers Reading, Writing, Use of English and Listening on the same day. The Speaking may be on a different day. You do the speaking with two examiners and one other candidate.

 FCE / FCEFS READING AND USE OF ENGLISH WRITING LISTENING SPEAKING
Time allowed 1hr 15 mins 1 hr 20 mins 40 mins 14 mins 
Marks (% of total) 40% 20% 20% 20%