Business English Qualifications

from the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board (LCCIEB)


Effective communication is essential to success in the international business world. With English regarded as the global business language, a good level of English is the key to international business communications.

The LCCIEB offers a wide range of practical written and oral English language examinations (listed below) oriented to the business world, including business English teaching qualifications. For more details on of LCCIEB's English language qualifications click on the button on the left or complete the "Request Info" form.




English for Business

The English for Business examinations are practical examinations
designed to test realistic business communication skills using
formats drawn from business activities, eg letters, memos, reports.



Spoken English for Industry and Commerce

The Spoken English for Industry and Commerce examinations are oral
examinations designed to meet the spoken language requirements
of business people today.



English for the Tourism Industry

The English for the Tourism Industry examinations are designed
to test the practical English language skills of those working in,
or planning to work in, the travel and tourism sector.



Euroqualifications

Euroqualifications are group awards designed to test a wide
range of practical written and spoken English language skills,
computer skills, knowledge of business and the European Union.



English Language Skills Assessment

The English Language Skills Assessment Tests are multiple-choice
tests used by companies worldwide to test the English language
level of their current and prospective employees.



English for Commerce

The English for Commerce examinations are designed to test
theoretical knowledge of business-related concepts using
traditional written assignment formats, eg essay, summary.



Practical Business English


The Practical Business English examination is a multiple-choice
examination designed to test the ability to survive in a business
environment where English is the language of communication.



Further Certificate for Teachers of Business English

The Further Certificate for Teachers of Business English examination
is a written examination designed to test knowledge of the fundamental
specialist skills required of the ‘Business English’ teacher.




Pass Grades

For all LCCIEB examinations the following grades are awarded:

  • 50% for a Pass
  • 60% for a Credit
  • 75% for a Distinction