English Language Proficiency

We offer a variety of language assessments that measure your English language skills, including reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding.

You can also learn more information about our language programs and courses.

Language Programs and Courses

Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test (CLBPT)

The Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test (CLBPT) places adult learners, who speak English as an additional language, into appropriate programs with the correct learning level (Canadian Language Benchmark levels 1-8). The CLBPT measures four English language skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Our CLBPT testing dates vary monthly. Please email us to request an assessment and learn about testing dates.

Enhanced Language Training Placement Assessment (ELPTA)

The Enhanced Language Benchmark Placement Test (ELPTA) assesses English language learners with previous Canadian Language Benchmark levels higher than 6. The assessment will place learners between levels 6 and 10. This test is based on work oriented tasks.

Our ELPTA testing dates vary monthly. Please email us to request an assessment and learn about testing dates.

Canadian English Language Proficiency Program (CELPIP)

Learn more about our Canadian English Language Proficiency Program (CELPIP).

Canadian English Language Proficiency Program (CELPIP)

Duolingo English Test

Keyano College is accepting Duolingo English Test for Spring 2022, Fall 2022,  and Winter 2023 as many testing centers for IELTS and TOEFL are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please see below for the conversion charts for our programs for the Duolingo Test. Applicants may use the scores to meet either English Language Proficiency (ELP), or both ELP and Spoken Language Proficiency (SLP).

Please contact our Student Advisors with any questions that you may have.

Duolingo Conversion Charts
 

Program

Duolingo Score

Requirement Met

University Studies

115

ELP

Education

115

ELP

Education

125

ELP + SLP

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

115

ELP

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

125

ELP + SLP

Business Admin - Accounting

95

ELP

Bus Admin - Management

95

ELP

Human Resources

95

ELP

Early Learning & Child Care

95

ELP

Education Assistant 

95

ELP

Environmental Technology

95

ELP

Art and Design

95

ELP

Social Work

115

ELP

Practical Nursing

115

ELP

Practical Nursing

125

ELP + SLP

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Learn more about our Test of English as a Foreign Language Program (TOEFL). 

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) program