Cambridge Exams

ILSC-Vancouver, ILSC-Toronto and ILSC-Montréal are all Open Cambridge English Language Assessment Authorised Centres.
Anyone can register to take the Cambridge exams at ILSC.


FCE: First Certificate in English

The Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) is the third level of the Cambridge exams in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). It is an upper intermediate level exam. FCE is designed for learners whose command of English is adequate for many practical everyday purposes, including business and study.

CPE: Certificate of Proficiency in English

The Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) is the highest level of the Cambridge exams in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). CPE is for learners who have achieved a high level of language skills and are able to function effectively in almost any English-speaking context.


CAE: Certificate in Advanced English

The Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) is the fourth level of the Cambridge exams in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). CAE recognizes the ability to communicate with confidence in English and deal with most aspects of everyday life. It is an advanced exam.

BEC: Business English Certificates

The Cambridge Business English Certificates (BEC) are designed to give learners practical skills to succeed in English-speaking international business environments. BEC is designed for learners who can use English confidently in international business environments.


2016 Exam Dates 

December 10 December 10
November 26 December 3

2017 Exam Dates 

March 4 March 11
June 3 June 3
August 24 August 25
December 9 December 9
March 11 March 18
June 8 June 8
December 2 December 2

ILSC-Montréal only offers FCE and CAE exams, and BEC is only offered at ILSC-Vancouver. 

Cambridge Locations

To register for one of the Cambridge Exams, please contact:


Sonia Fantauzzi
555 Richards Street
Vancouver, B
Canada V6B 2Z5
Phone: 1.604.689.9095


Katrin Faridani
443 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5G 2H6
Phone: 1.416.323.1770


Omid Momtahen-Fakhrani
410 Rue St-Nicolas, Suite 300
Montréal, Quebec
Canada H2Y 2P5
Phone: 1.514.876.4572 #206