Cambridge English Business Exams at BLTC

There are three Cambridge English business qualifications. Each one is targeted at a different level of Business English. 

B2 Business Vantage (BEC Vantage)

The B2 Business Vantage (BEC Vantage) is an upper-intermediate level exam, the same level as the B2 First exam but focusses on Business English. A B2 Business Vantage qualification shows that you can work in an international business environment. Preparing and passing the B2 Business Vantage exam can improve your career opportunities, as you’ll have developed the necessary confidence and skills to prosper in the international business world. 

The B2 Business Vantage exam can be computer-or paper-based. The exam will approximately take about 2 hours and 40 minutes. The exam is divided into 4 parts:
• Reading (1 hour)
• Writing (45 minutes)
• Listening (about 40 minutes)
• Speaking (14 minutes) 

 

C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)

C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher), is the highest level of three certificates. It is an advanced C1 level exam, the same level as the C1 Advanced exam but focusses on Business English. A C1 Business Higher qualification proves to employers that you have the required advanced level of Business English to operate in a demanding and complex working environment. New career opportunities might arise as the C1 Business Higher qualification is accepted globally by top international companies. 


The C1 Business Higher exam can be computer-or paper-based. The exam will approximately take about 3 hours. The exam is divided into 4 parts:
• Reading (1 hour)
• Writing (1 hour 10 minutes)
• Listening (about 40 minutes)
• Speaking (16 minutes) 

 

Why take a Cambridge Business Exam?

Cambridge English Business qualifications are designed to give you practical skills to help you succeed in English-speaking international business environments. 

“We use these BEC certificates as a reference to assess the level of English of our employees and the candidates who apply for a position in Canon. Personally, I believe that obtaining a Cambridge English certificate upgrades the curriculum vitae of our employees.''

César López Díaz 
Canon

Need help to prepare?

If you think you’ll need help preparing for your Cambridge exam, BLTC offers a wide range of English courses that can increase your chances of passing the exam with better results. Find out more about BLTC's Cambridge exam preparation courses

Offical Cambridge exam preparation materials are also available.

  • IELTS
  • Cambridge English