Language training in English refers to training for acquisition of key competences and are not regulated by a special law or regulation document. In the European Union has adopted the European reference framework of eight key competences number. Learning a foreign language is defined as a key competence 2 – Training in foreign languages.

Council of Europe has established uniform criteria for European Languages, with the appropriate level of proficiency as outlined here: http://www.mgu.bg/docs/ELPTemplate.pdf

The level of foreign language knowledge is determined by the lowest A1 to the highest C2. The degree of knowledge of job seekers is determined by placement test in English, which is determined by which level to start learners face English course. The duration of the training of our jobseekers, is dependent on targets for acquisition at level A1 to C2. Depending on what is defined as the number of hours and duration of training. No specified period of foreign language knowledge of trainees received proficiency in English.

At the same time the countries of Australia, Britain, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States have set another standard to assess the level of proficiency in English with a certificate – IELTS (International English Language Testing System). This is an international certificate in English stating worldwide proficiency in English. Estimates range from 0 to 9 according to the results of the exam. IELTS is valid for two years.

New Zealand employers require proficiency in English at IELTS system with a minimum assessment certificate. Sometimes the same certificate is required by the immigration services to obtain a work visa.

We, the agency for employment and skills can direct you to the schools for foreign language training system IELTS. Those candidates who have certificates in uniform European Framework of Reference for Languages A1 to C2 can make IELTS exams to determine their evaluation. If the assessment is below the level required by the employer need the job seeker to increase their knowledge in training in IELTS.

“Agency for Employment and Qualification” Ltd can advise you and focus on licensed IELTS language schools partner.

Terms and conditions for enrollment in training and financial conditions are determined by the language schools. You set yourself if you want to participate in training in English and apply for inclusion in the curriculum of English.

The probability to get a better job if you possess the required level of English in New Zealand is much greater.

Your costs for training in English and obtained the certificate IELTS at the expense of job seekers.