BEC – Business English Certificate

The BEC, Business English Certificate, is the Cambridge exam which certifies the level of skills in Business English. It is highly recommended for candidates (aged 16 and over) who are planning to pursue their career in business or who already work in a business environment.

There are 3 levels:


  • Reading and Writing: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Listening: 40 minutes
  • Speaking: 12 minutes


(equivalent to the FCE)
  • Reading: 1 hour
  • Writing: 45 minutes
  • Listening: 40 minutes
  • Speaking: 14 minutes


(equivalent to the CAE)
  • Reading: 1 hour
  • Writing: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Listening: 40 minutes
  • Speaking: 16 minutes


For this exam, we offer an individual preparatory course with a specialized BEC teacher. The method comprises of between 6 and 12 hours of individual classes in addition to your personal study time.

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