Certificates and Exams

Certificates and Exams

World Languages at Coventry University is an approved examination centre for several international language qualifications. We also have preparation courses to help you get ready for the exams. Whether you need an exam to live, work or study abroad, or just to prove your level, you can take it here in Coventry.

Next examination dates and courses

Language Exam Examination Dates Registration deadline Registration Preparation course start
French DALF/DELF 9-17 December 2021 15 October 2021 Register Not available
Spanish DELE 12-13 November 2021 Session Cancelled Session Cancelled Session Cancelled
Italian CILS 2 December 2021 15 October 2021 Register Not available

Next exam resit dates

Language Exam Resit Resit - Examination Dates Resit - Registration deadline Registration Link Preparation course registration link
Italian CILS 2 December 2021 15 October 2021 Register Not available

We are also an approved centre for qualifications issued by the following external bodies:

  • Mandarin: HSK (via the Confucius Institute)
  • British Sign Language: Signature BSL
  • English: Trinity
  • German: AQA (runs on request)

Benefits of taking an accredited exam

All our exams:

  • Help international mobility – for work or study
  • Are recognised internationally
  • Are valid for life – qualification never expires*
  • Can be used for residency, work permits and university entry


* SIELE is a computer-based test and are valid for proving proficiency for 2 years only.

** Fees for exams are paid to the relevant examination agency and are non-refundable. Please note that it is not possible to refund exam fees once we have received your declaration of entry for the exam.

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