About Us

As a member of the PeopleCert Group, the global leader in the certification industry, SkillforLanguage is part of a team that delivers millions of exams in many subjects in over 200 countries. Our exams are delivered through our state-of-the-art, innovative and award-winning exams administration technology and systems.

We offer a full range of internationally recognised language exams delivered in a wide variety of ways, designed to enhance the life, education and career opportunities of candidates worldwide.

Our story

Skillsforlanguage traces back to the Pitman Examinations Institute and City & Guilds of London. .

In 2015, a century after its establishment, PeopleCertQualifications Ltd acquired the intellectual property of City & Guilds International ESOL qualifications. After rigorous reviewing, updating and modernisation, these qualifications were launched globally under the new name, Skillsforlanguage.

Skillsforlanguage partners with the biggest names in language education, including universities, international regulatory authorities and prestigious language schools.

Core Vaules

Quality | Innovation | Passion | Integrity

To be the global leader in language qualifications.

To develop and deliver the best-in-class language skills assessment and certification programmes that enhance the life, education and career opportunities of people across the world.


Skills for language offers high-stakes exams that are officially recognised by an ever-growing number of Higher Education Institutions, organisations and government bodies in the UK and internationally.

Skillsforlanguage is regulated by Of equal and Qualification Wales and is a Home Office approved provider of SELT exams for UK Visas & Immigration.

Innovation in language testing

Based on PeopleCert’s proprietary, award-winning technology, Skillforlanguage Online exams with remote, live invigilation provide a secure and reliable way for candidates of all ages to take high-stakes exams from their preferred location without having to visit a Test Centre.

The booking system is flexible and tailored to individual schedules, while the whole process is simple and secure with results available in up to 3 business days.

Why choose Skills for Language

Applicants can be confident that they will enjoy a fast exam process from scheduling to results by selecting a reliable Skills for Language SELT exam and will always be supported by Skills for language friendly customer service 24/7/365.

Why Skills for Language

Skills for Language offers a smooth and stress-free exam process from scheduling to results.

Research and validation

Skills for language has a programme of research and validation.


Skills for Language is a member of several international bodies such as ALTE, BAC, EALTA, Eaquals and FAB.