Addvantage partnership programme

addvantage is the British Council's examinations member scheme for schools, language centres, universities and institutions which register candidates with us each year. It's our way of saying thank you and to welcome our new customers.

How do I become an Addvantage member?

You can become a member of addvantage if you are a language centre, school, university or institution which registers candidates with us for Cambridge English Qualifications (Young Learners, A1 Key, A2 Preliminary, B2 First, C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency, TKT) and the IELTS test. 

How does Addvantage work?

Our member scheme runs from 1 January to 31 December every year. The benefits you receive will depend on the number of exams you register with us per year. The more exams you register the greater the benefits.

Membership level for Cambridge English Qualifications Number of registrations for Cambridge English Qualifications
Bronze for Cambridge English Qualifications 5 to 39
Silver for Cambridge English Qualifications 40 to 79
Gold for Cambridge English Qualifications 80 to 119
Platinum for Cambridge English Qualifications 120 +
Membership level for IELTS Number of registrations for IELTS
Bronze for IELTS 5 to 20
Silver for IELTS 21 to 60
Gold for IELTS 61 to 100
Platinum for IELTS 101 +

What benefits will I receive as an Addvantage member in 2019?

There are several benefits which are specific to members registering for Cambridge English Qualifications and others that are specific to members registering for the IELTS test. Additionally, you will also receive a number of common benefits available to all members. You can see the full list of benefits below. 

Benefits available to members registering for Cambridge English Qualifications

 

 Status: Bronze Silver Silver Silver
Exam fees discounts, specific to your membership level and available through your institution's online registration system account
Full access to LearnEnglishExams for your B2 First (for Schools) and C1 Advanced exam candidates, including the option to submit
two writing and two speaking answers online and receive feedback from a British Council expert

Benefits available to members registering for IELTS

 Status: Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Reimbursement of 7% of the amount paid for every 20 candidates who have taken the IELTS test

Benefits available to all members

Status: Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Regional English language exams competition “Our Future”
A pack of British Council Hints and Tips posters 
Access for teachers to the Schools Area of LearnEnglish Exams to view students'
progress and results including speaking and writing feedback and read our teaching tips for each skill.
Information and guidance on the range of free high quality learning and teaching resources available from
Cambridge Assessment English.
Parent Guide to English language exams
Our Addvantage newsletter full of helpful advice and tips for exam preparation, upcoming events and more
Free promotional leaflets, posters and other materials
Invitations to attend our free teacher training workshops for Cambridge English Qualifications and IELTS
Your institution’s contact details on our website
Access to the British Council platform for easy online block exam registration
Invitation to our annual Addvantage award ceremony
Free access to three British Council TeachingEnglish training online modules and a discount on more modules for your teachers 15% 15% 25% 25%
Discount on Aptis test fees   5% 10% 15%
Opportunity to organise presentations for parents and students, delivered by the British Council at your premises  
Opportunity for a British Council representative to attend one of your certificate ceremonies  
Opportunity to have exams delivered at your premises (provided you meet British Council and
Cambridge Assessment English standards and requirements)
     

How do I join Addvantage?

If you would like to register candidates with us and receive more information about addvantage please complete your contact details in the Application form below and email it back to us.  

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