This means that students studying in one of their over 200 study centres in more than 50 countries to obtain British qualifications courtesy of NCC Education can use a B2 or above SELT score for exemption from their ‘Developing English Language Skills’ module in NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES). This provides direct entry to the Level 4 Diploma qualifications that can be studied at over 200 of their study centres in more than 50 countries, as well as being a valuable university preparation qualification.
Bev O’Donovan, Head of Academics at NCC Education says: “Having considered the skills being assessed, their alignment to the CEFR and comparability to other external tests, we are happy to add Skills for English to our list of approved English tests and look forward to welcoming students with these qualifications.”
Originally established as a computing initiative by the British Government in 1966, NCC Education is a UK awarding body and global leader in education, committed to providing every student with world-class qualifications and an entry route to university courses in over 70 universities worldwide.
With a network of Home Office approved test centres in over 125 countries and rapid acceptance as a secure and reliable measure of readiness for academic study, Skills for English is rapidly becoming one of the key enablers of global access to high quality international education.
Andy Harrison, Senior Director, International Business Development & Recognition at PSI commented: “We are delighted to have been approved by NCC Education. This is testament not only to the quality of our tests, but the invaluable guidance provided to us by our partners worldwide, who were instrumental in bringing this opportunity to both parties. It is further evidence of the value in our partnerships and will serve as yet another route for students to access world-class education with a Skills for English qualification”.
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