Important information about the British Council's Advantage member scheme

We would like to inform all Advantage members that the current 2022/23 Advantage member scheme will end on 22 April 2023 and we encourage you to claim any benefits you are entitled to by then. We hope that our members enjoyed this programme, and we look forward to sharing information about our other programmes of activities with our customers soon.

Addvantage is our complimentary examinations member scheme for schools, centres and teachers that register exam candidates with us. It’s our way of saying thank you and to welcome new schools.

Our addvantage member scheme offers attractive benefits to your school, your students and your teachers. Partner with us an enjoy the benefits of working with a trusted and professional organisation. 

If you have a group of exam candidates to take Cambridge English Qualifications and you would like us to complete their registration for you, we are here to help. You can register all your candidates with a single form and we’ll take care of the rest.

Exams take place in our dedicated centres and carefully selected venues, offering students the quiet, comfortable and secure environment they need. We may also be able to organise exams on your premises.

Additionally, when you use our group exam services, we can offer you attractive benefits and enhanced services as a member of our Addvantage loyalty scheme. Watch the video to find out more about the world of opportunities Addvantage offers students, teachers and schools.

Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Basic or premium member discounts on fees for Cambridge English Qualifications 
  • Opportunity to participate in our exclusive Addvantage regional competition for school-age learners and teachers – Our Future 
  • Free access to British Council’s LearnEnglish Exams website with online support and practice for B2 First and C1 Advanced candidates. **Available from late January 2023**
  • Information and guidance on the range of free high-quality learning and teaching resources available from Cambridge Assessment English and British Council. 
  • The right to use the approved British Council Addvantage branding for promotional purposes following our guidelines of use
  • Free places at teacher training exam seminars, workshops and webinars
  • Our Addvantage newsletter with information about exams and upcoming ELT and British Council events. 
  • NEW! One complementary book of your choice per member provided by Cambridge University Press from a selection of their English Language Teaching 2019 catalogue.

And much more…

For more information about the benefits we offer, please contact us and check the terms and conditions below.

Who is Addvantage for?

You will become a member of the Addvantage scheme if your language school, school, institution or company registers candidates through a group entry form with us for any of the Cambridge English Qualifications that we organise:

  • Exams for young learners (YLE): Pre A1 Starters, A1 Flyers, A2 Movers
  • A2 Key for Schools and A2 Key (KET)
  • B1 Preliminary for Schools and B1 Preliminary (PET)
  • B2 First for Schools and B2 First (FCE)
  • C1 Advanced (CAE)
  • C2 Proficiency (CPE)
  • Business English Certificates (BEC)

How does Addvantage work?

Our member scheme runs from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022. The benefits you receive will depend on the number of exams you register with us per year.

Each school and language centre that qualifies for basic and premium membership will have access to a wide range of benefits aimed at supporting your students, your teachers and your school.

Number of registrations  Membership level
Up to 99 Addvantage basic
100+ Addvantage premium

As you register more candidates with us you will enjoy greater benefits, as a thank you for you continuing to choose British Council as your exams provider.

Our dedicated exam team will contact you at the beginning of each academic year with your membership level and to organise the benefits you are entitled to.

What does Addvantage offer you?

Our heritage.

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

Our work in English aims to bring high-quality language materials to every learner and teacher who wants them. In developing and post-conflict countries, we teach English and train teachers through radio, web and TV broadcasts. We offer more than three million UK examinations worldwide, helping people gain access to trusted qualifications to support their career and study prospects.

We have worked in Spain for more than 80 years promoting a vibrant programme of educational and cultural relations activities. Since 1996 we have been working with the Spanish Ministry of Education to support the implementation, development and evaluation of bilingual education throughout Spain.

Our expertise.

Over 70 examination boards and educational institutions trust us to deliver their exams around the world. We are recognised for our integrity and professionalism in delivering high-quality exam services and English teaching and training. Our expert level of knowledge and skill in examination management ensures the delivery of exams is 100 per cent secure, transparent and fully compliant with exam board regulations.

We can organise exam day sessions from small to very large groups of candidates for a wide range of exam dates and locations. Your students can take exams in a modern and comfortable venue or we may be able to organise the exam at your school. The exams we offer are widely known and recognised by schools, universities and employers in Spain and around the world. We are world leaders in delivering computer-based tests.

Your assurance.

When you register your students to take exams with the British Council you will enjoy the benefits of working with a trusted and professional organisation. We care about your students’ success in exams and in their lives beyond the classroom. You can rest assured that we listen to your assessment needs and tailor our exam services to meet them.

Our dedicated exams team works together with you to make sure the exam registration process runs smoothly. On the day of the exam our highly-trained and approachable staff ensure that everyone’s experience of taking an exam with us is positive and fair.

Your advantage.

As an Addvantage member you will receive an attractive package of benefits and enhanced services according to your membership level along with our commitment to you as one of our partners. Addvantage offers your students and teachers support and training with exam preparation. We provide parents with information and guidance about exams and organise events and competitions to motivate your students and celebrate their success. By working with us you can access opportunities to promote your school and grow your network.

Addvantage is more than just about exams alone. It’s about helping students, teachers and schools perform to the best of their ability and benefit from everything the British Council has to offer from high-quality resources for learning, teaching and assessing English to developing cultural relations with the UK.

How do I register a group of candidates and join Addvantage?

  1. Register your students for exams quickly and easily with our group entry registration form (please see below)
  2. Pay one collective payment
  3. A member of our examinations team will contact you to confirm your membership
  4. Start enjoying your membership benefits right away including the Addvantage member logo and promotional materials

Our exam partner

Our exam partner is Cambridge Assessment English.

The British Council in Spain has long standing experience of arranging Cambridge English Qualifications for Cambridge Assessment English across the country.

The British Council collaborates with Cambridge Assessment English in 50 countries with the aim of helping people learn English and proving their skills to the world. Cambridge English Qualifications reflect a path towards learning English, step by step. They include a range of exams that motivate people of all ages and abilities to learn English and develop practical skills for the real world. These qualifications are recognised by over 20,000 thousand organisations world-wide.

Our official sponsor

The official sponsor of the Addvantage member scheme 

Cambridge University Press collaborates with the British Council in the Addvantage member scheme to support learners and teachers by providing information and convenient access to the official exam preparation materials and more. Addvantage members receive exclusive benefits from Cambridge University Press booksellers and online training courses developed by their teacher development experts which introduce the principles of assessment and teaching of exam levels for Cambridge English Qualifications and IELTS.

The only official exam preparation materials

Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment English have brought together their expertise to develop the official exam preparation materials for Cambridge qualifications and tests. Working in collaboration, they have developed a range of official courses, support materials and practice tests for learners and teachers to prepare for Cambridge English Qualifications and IELTS. Cambridge University Press is the only publisher who develops the official preparation materials for Cambridge exams. 

For more information, visit their website:  

 Our exam centres

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