Pearson Languages 

Confidently Measure and Validate Progress

From placing learners in the right class for their level, helping employees improve their English language skills, all the way through to the launch of a new life through English, Pearson has the perfect assessments and certifications for every stage of the learning journey.

Available Tests

English Benchmark - Young Learners

English Benchmark is the test that doesn’t feel like a test. Suitable for use alongside any English course, it measures speaking, listening, reading, and writing, through fun and interactive activities that are intuitive for your next generation learners.
Designed to be taken on a tablet, laptop or desk, the test provides in-depth insights into your learners’ skills and gives you recommendation to plan the next steps of their learning journey.

Key features:
  • Measures Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing skills
  • For ages 6-14
  • <A1-B1+
  • Results available within minutes
  • Feedback available as can-do statements for learners and next steps for teachers
  • Parent reports and students certificates available

Versant Language Tests: Fast, Accurate, Relevant


The Versant suite of language learning products is designed to assess individuals’ practical, business-relevant language skills and competencies. This comprehensive solution  empowers businesses to confidently hire the best talent and schools to evaluate learners’ skills. The tests use advanced AI to evaluate communication skills accurately and reliably in real business situations. 

The tests are available 24x7, with no need for appointments. As soon as the test is completed, a score report can be accessed, which provides detailed performance insights and helpful suggestions for improvement.

Why choose Versant?

  • Fast: issue tests quickly and receive results within minutes
  • Accurate: Our AI technology accurately assesses language proficiency without any bias
  • Relevant: Practical, business-relevant content to evaluate and recruit candidates
  • Simple to use: Easy to administer and track results through a dedicated dashboard
  • Accessible: 24/7 test availability on website, mobile or desktop
  • Detailed score reports: Provide actionable suggestions for improvement.

Available tests:

Available Certificates: 

Versant by Pearson English Certificate

The Versant by Pearson English Certificate is designed to help professionals prove their English skills to achieve their career goals. Suitable for companies and recruitment agencies to identify and recruit the best talent in the market, as well as institutions looking for a flexible solution for their program admissions or end-of-course certifications. Our test measures workplace English in professional and social settings and provides meaningful data back to employers.

Watch video: Introducing Versant by Pearson English Certificate

Pearson English International Certificate (PEIC): The English test for real-world success

The Pearson English International Certificate (PEIC) is a powerful tool for certifying candidates' real-world English skills. Employers and universities worldwide trust the PEIC as proof of English language ability in real-life contexts. The certificate has been designed to cater to the needs of 21st-century global citizens, opening the doors to opportunities and supporting them in making their mark in a challenging and ever-changing world.

Candidates can schedule their two-hour test at their convenience, take it securely from home, school, or a testing center, and swiftly receive their certificate along with detailed results. The test covers all levels, from A1 to C2, and is open to candidates aged 14 and above. With no specific preparation required, test-takers have access to familiarization resources. By assessing a combination of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, the PEIC mirrors the reality of daily communication, providing trusted evidence of language proficiency.