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ESOL International Qualifications

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AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group (AIM) is regulated by Ofqual and works in partnership with Anglia Examinations to deliver ESOL International qualifications. Although Anglia Examinations offers a comprehensive and structured 10-step programme of assessing English language competence, from beginner through to near-native speaker level. It is the top four levels only that are Regulated.  These are:


  • B1 Intermediate AIM Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International (Entry 3) (B1) (Anglia Intermediate) Ofqual qualification number 601/4946/2      Download specification
  •  B2 Advanced AIM Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (B2) (Anglia Advanced) Ofqual qualification number 601/4947/4    Download specification
  • C1 Proficiency AIM Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (C1) (Anglia Proficiency) Ofqual qualification number 601/4949/8   Download specification 
  • C2 Masters AIM Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Anglia Mastery) Ofqual qualification number 601/4948/6   Download specification

Offering AIM ESOL qualifications

Training centres and colleges wishing to offer these qualifications must be ‘AIM recognised centres’. AIM is responsible for the registration of candidates, verification and certification. 

Students successfully completing the AIM Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Anglia Mastery) will be awarded UCAS tariff points which can count towards university application tariffs.  

Please speak to AIM's Customer Experience Team for more information: +44 (0) 0844 225 3377 or email