Addvantage member scheme

What is the Addvantage member scheme?

By registering candidates for Cambridge English Qualifications or IELTS tests with the British Council you can enjoy the benefits of working with a trusted and professional organisation. 

As a member of Addvantage will have access to additional services and benefits that will guarantee your candidates’ success in taking exams and which enhance their skills, careers and future! 

The Addvantage member scheme is available to language centres, schools and institutions that have not collaborated with us before or have not worked with us for a number of years. Sign up with us now and become a member of Addvantage. You can start enjoying your membership benefits right away.

How does the Addvantage member scheme work?

Your membership level will depend on the total number of Cambridge English Qualifications and IELTS candidate registrations you made with us in the previous calendar year (1 January to 31 December). We offer four membership levels.

Points Membership level
1 to 19 Addvantage Member
20 to 50  Addvantage Bronze
51 to 100 Addvantage Silver
101 and above Addvantage Gold

Each candidate represents one point, no matter how many exams the candidate is registered to take. Each level has attractive and exclusive benefits for you to enjoy from 1 January to 31 December of the next calendar year.

Addvantage Benefits

We have carefully tailored the Addvantage Benefits to fully support students, parents, teachers and schools. They include:

  • Opportunity for students and teachers to participate in British Council’s “Our Future” competition with fabulous prizes www.britishcouncil.org/exam/our-future
  • access to the British Council’s LearnEnglish Exams website offering candidates extra practice and last-minute revision in the B2 First of Schools (FCE) and C1 Advanced (CAE) exams learn-english-exams.britishcouncil.org 
  • Our e-guide to English language exams and helping children with exam preparation for parents.
  • free places at British Council organised seminars
  • opportunity to host exams at your premises 
  • discounts according to membership level
  • promotional materials for your school and many more. 

You can find out more in the Addvantage Booklet below. 

How to become a member of the Addvantage scheme

For more information and to activate your membership please see our Terms and Conditions below or contact Natasha Apostolidou, Exams Business Pursuit and Account Relationship Manager, natasha.apostolidou@cy.britishcouncil.org,                      telephone +357 22585000.

What does Addvantage offer you?

Our heritage.

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. Our work in English aims to bring high-quality language materials to every learner and teacher who wants them. We offer more than three million UK examinations worldwide, helping people gain access to trusted qualifications to support their career and study prospects.

Our expertise.

Over 70 examination boards and educational institutions trust us to deliver their exams around the world. We are recognised for our integrity and professionalism in delivering high-quality exam services and English teaching and training. Our expert level of knowledge and skill in examination management ensures the delivery of exams is 100 per cent secure, transparent and fully compliant with exam board regulations. We can organise exam day sessions from small to very large groups of candidates for a wide range of exam dates and locations. Your students can take exams in a modern and comfortable venue or we may be able to organise the exam at your school. The exams we offer are widely known and recognised by schools, universities and employers in Cyprus and around the world. We are world leaders in delivering computer-based tests.

Your assurance.

When you register your students to take exams with the British Council you will enjoy the benefits of working with a trusted and professional organisation. We care about your students’ success in exams and in their lives beyond the classroom. You can rest assured that we listen to your assessment needs and tailor our exam services to meet them. Our dedicated exams team works together with you to make sure the exam registration process runs smoothly. On the day of the exam our highly-trained and approachable staff ensure that everyone’s experience of taking an exam with us is positive and fair. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for children and adults to take exams.

Your advantage.

As an Addvantage member you will receive an attractive package of benefits and enhanced services according to your membership level along with our commitment to you as one of our partners. Addvantage offers your students and teachers support and training with exam preparation. We provide parents with information and guidance about exams and organise events and competitions to motivate your students and celebrate their success. By working with us you can access opportunities to promote your school and grow your network. Addvantage is more than just about exams alone. It’s about helping students, teachers and schools perform to the best of their ability and benefit from everything the British Council has to offer from high quality resources for learning, teaching and assessing English to developing cultural relations with the UK. 

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