Pearson, the world’s learning company, has announced that people looking to work or live or study in the UK can now start to book PTE tests in a number of locations worldwide to help them prepare for this move. On May 23, the UK Government approved Pearson to open bookings and start delivering Secure English Language Tests (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) in an initial 20 locations, including China. Bookings can be taken at all 20 locations, with 11 of the locations open to deliver testing, and the remaining nine to open once individual COVID 19 restrictions are lifted.
All operating test centres will continue to follow guidance and notifications from public health officials for preventing the spread of COVID 19 including social distancing, to support the safety of test takers and staff. Dr Gary A Gates, Senior Vice President at Pearson VUE added, “We are delighted to start providing Secure English Language Tests across our global test centre network. The fully digital test employs AI technology to offer an impartial and highly accurate test of the English language proficiency of test takers around the world.”