Online exams

LanguageCert Online exams with remote, live invigilation are based on award-winning technology that is owned and managed end-to-end by the PeopleCert Group. They provide a secure and reliable way for candidates of all ages to take high-stakes, internationally recognised exams from their preferred location without having to visit a Test Centre*. For candidates under the age of 16, guardian consent is required when booking.

This approach to assessment makes the entire exam process more accessible and tailored to the needs of individual candidates, while maintaining the highest security standards and offering international recognition.

* Please note that LanguageCert SELT exams for UK Visas & Immigration are only available at approved SELT Centres and are not available through LanguageCert Online exams with live remote invigilation. For information on which exam to take in order to study in the UK, click here.

Available to all ages

LanguageCert Online exams with remote, live invigilation are available to candidates of all ages.

For candidates under the age of 16, guardian consent is required when booking.


LanguageCert offers high-stakes exams that are officially recognised by an ever-growing number of Higher Education Institutions, organisations and government bodies in the UK and internationally.

LanguageCert is regulated by Ofqual and Qualification Wales and is a Home Office approved provider of SELT exams for UK Visas & Immigration.


Our proprietary, cutting-edge software guides candidates through the exam process, making sure their experience is comfortable, stress-free and secure. Candidates are identified by an online invigilator through a secure ID process. 

They are monitored throughout to ensure that the testing environment meets the highest security standards, while our award-winning security software, ExamShield, locks down their device. All LanguageCert invigilators are expertly trained and frequently monitored to the highest of standards

Online exam requirements

  • Valid Government issued ID
  • A quiet room with no distractions, sufficient light and a clean desk
  • External or integrated webcam able to rotate 360-degrees
  • Screen width of minimum 15” with a resolution of 1024×768 or higher
  • Windows®: 10, 8.1, 8 or 7
  • Apple: MacOS Yosemite (10.10), El Capitan (10.11) or Sierra (10.12)
  • Internet connection with a speed of at least 4Mbps
  • A headset with a microphone

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