|Certification test||Practice Placer test|
|Purpose||This high stakes test is used to assess the ICAO English language proficiency language level for official Certification purposes. The test must be proctored, with appropriate test-taker identification and test security.||This low stakes version of the test is used:
1. to assess overall ICAO level and place individuals into the right level for training.
2. to allow test-takers to practice for the Certification test.
3. to use as an instructional activity within training.
|Language tested||aviation and general English||aviation and general English|
|Duration of test||~25 to 30 minutes||~15 to 20 minutes|
|Number of questions||78||54|
|Sections included in the test||Aviation Reading, Common English Reading, Repeat, Short Answer Questions, Readback, Corrections and Confirmations, Story Retelling, Open Questions||Aviation Reading, Common English Reading, Repeat, Short Answer Questions, Readback, Corrections and Confirmations, Story Retelling|
|Legally defensible for high stakes certification|
|Score precision||Most precise, with reliability statistics based on field studies||Estimate of what final score may be within a confidence range|
|ICAO language level score||final ICAO language level||Estimate of the current ICAO language level only|
|Overall numeric score||Precise numeric score on a 10-to-70 point scale||No numeric score provided|
|ICAO sub-skill scores|
|Detailed explanation of language capabilities|
|Test-taker certificate of final score and ICAO language level||Available through authorized test partners only|
|Secure capture and storage of test-taker responses|
|Anonymous test ID numbers to ensure data privacy|
|Random test form to prevent cheating||fixed form of test only|
|Test Delivery & Administration|
|Available languages for test instructions||English||English|
|Delivery over telephone||Standard Access Service with toll dial-in to regional access points.
|Delivery over computer||Can be installed on PCs that meet minimum system requirements in a secure testing location. Learn more...|