Over two million people took exams with the British Council last year. We offer a wide range of exams, from English tests to school and business qualifications, in more than 90 countries worldwide. We connect people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the academia and business world.
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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. More than two million IELTS tests are taken each year.
Our globally recognised qualifications help students to attend the best universities, find amazing career opportunities and set themselves up for a successful life.
Educational and professional exams
Find out more about the educational and professional exams that we offer at the British Council South Africa.
Aptis is a modern and flexible English assessment system designed to meet the diverse needs of organisations and individuals around the world.
Information for schools
We can connect you with respected UK exam boards offering two of the world’s most respected international qualifications.
Why take an exam with the British Council?
Take an exam with us to improve your employment prospects and enhance your chances of continuing your education in South Africa or abroad.
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