Cambridge Test Day Information

Cambridge Test Day Information

What to expect on your Cambridge test day

Arrival time

Your exam Confirmation of Entry (CoE) document will tell you what time to arrive. In most cases, this is 8:00 am on the day of your written papers. If your speaking test is on a different day, refer to your CoE.

How long is the test?

We start the first module: Reading and Use of English between 8:40 am and 9.00am, followed by the Writing then the Listening test which is finished by 1:40pm. The length of each module varies according to the level.

Speaking test

At Navitas, we usually schedule the speaking tests on a Saturday - that might be the same day as your written tests, or the following Saturday if your written tests are on a week day (for example, if your written tests are on Tues 5th, your speaking test will be Saturday 9th). 

Identification (ID)

You must bring your valid passport for identification purposes. If you do not have your passport you will not be able to take the test.

What can I bring into the test room?

  • Passport
  • Confirmation of Entry document
  • Pencils and pens (NO mechanical pencils or pens), highlighters, erasers, sharpeners

What can’t I bring into the test room?

• Digital devices (mobile phones, iPods, digital watches, etc.)
• All watches
• Wallets and keys
• Jackets, hoodies, scarves, gloves
• Baseball caps, beanies, hats or hoods
• Cases for pens or glasses
• Pieces of paper or tissues
• Rulers and correction fluid
• Any cans or coloured liquids
• Food of any kind


A locked bag room is available for candidate’s belongings, please note that NETC is not responsible for loss or damage of personal items. Please leave valuables at home.

Illness, cancellations and transfers

Courses are delivered by Navitas English (Navitas English Services Pty Ltd ACN 002 069 730), CRICOS Provider Code 00289M; Courses in Victoria are delivered by Hawthorn-Melbourne (Hawthorn Learning Pty Ltd ACN 124 208 171) CRICOS Provider Code 02931G. TOEFL® and TOEFL iBT® are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS) in the United States and other countries.