Qualifications in Business Spanish

These exams are ideal for students of Spanish wishing to obtain a business language qualification. Candidates should be familiar with the language and have in-depth knowledge of the practical Spanish business language skills. Successful candidates will be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, in a variety of areas within a Spanish-speaking business environment.

Exam levels

There are two different examinations under offer; Intermediate Certificate and Advanced Diploma.

The examinations are widely recognised in the UK, Spain and across Europe. They are benchmarked to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for foreign languages and are equivalent to National Vocational Qualifications as defined by the UK Languages Lead Body.

Intermediate certificate: Independent user B1-B2

Can understand the main ideas of texts on various topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with fluency and spontaneity making interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce clear texts on a range of subjects, explain a viewpoint on a topical issue and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

View the syllabus for the Intermediate Course

Advanced diploma: Proficient user C1-C2

Can understand easily demanding and extended texts (heard or read). Can summarise information from various spoken and written sources, reconstruct arguments in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating shades of implicit meaning.

Can use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed texts, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

View the syllabus for the Advanced Diploma


Exams are held once a year at Regent's University London and at the University of Leeds.

The next examination is taking place:

Wednesday June 20, 2018

Examination fees £120

The exam will take place on our Regent's Park Campus.

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