The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has established English language proficiency requirements (LPRs) for all pilots operating on international routes, and all air traffic controllers who communicate with foreign pilots. These standards require pilots and air traffic controllers to be able to communicate proficiently using both ICAO phraseology and plain English. Source: English for aviation
There are 4 Approved organisations used for Aviation English Language Proficiency according to the CAA, these are:
1. Anglo-Continental Educational Group Limited
2. Flight Training Europe SL
3. Language Testing and Assessment Services Ltd
4. Mayflower College of English Ltd
What are the requirements? Candidates applying must hold a valid PPL, CPL or ATPL.
What are the costs? Cost per Test: Ranges from £140 – £200 including VAT.