Introducing the new flexible mobile English test

Upskill offers a new way of English language testing on a mobile, with instant results.

It tests all four language skills – speaking, writing, reading and listening, from A1-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the international standard for describing language ability.

Upskill combines the latest technology, security and quality you expect from Solvix – it’s a mobile test you can trust.

Assess communication skills for entry level roles in your workplace

The ability to communicate well in English is essential for many businesses. Upskill is a fourskills test at CEFR Levels A1–B1. It can help ensure you recruit candidates with work-ready English skills for entry level positions. Built around the lifestyle of users, the flexible, mobile and secure test can also be used as part of your learning and development programmes.

What is Upskill

Upskill is a four-skills test at global CEFR Levels A1–B1. You can see exactly what’s in each section below.
The test takes approximately 1 hour 35 minutes to complete when taken in one session. Candidates also have the option to take the test at their own pace – with a break after each part – over the course of five days.

  • Speaking – 12 minutes (5 parts)
  • Listening – 25 minutes (5 parts)
  • Reading – 25 minutes (5 parts)
  • Writing – 30 minutes (2 parts)

Why Upskill

We provide the world’s leading range of English exams and tests including IELTS and BEC.

Global standard

Targeting candidates needing basic and medium level of English for their jobs, the results are aligned to CEFR A1-B1– the international framework for describing language ability

Secure test

Be confident that candidates are taking a secure test with accurate results. It’s a mobile test you can trust.

4 skills

Assessing all fours language skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking.


Upskill can be taken on a mobile – anytime, anywhere, in one go or in parts.

Instant results

Proof of a candidate’s English proficiency

The test report will give you three main pieces of information about the candidate’s test results:

  • An overall score – their CEFR level for the overall test.
  • Individual scores – with these individual scores it is easy for you to see how the candidate has performed across the test and if they need to improve in any of the skills.
  • Can do statements – examples of what they can do at that level.

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