Le Cordon Bleu Logo

All programmes of study at Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand Institute are delivered in English.If English is not your first language, we require evidence of your English language proficiency taken within the last two years.

The required test scores for different levels of programme are specified in the table below:

International English Language Proficiency Test

Programme Name/Level IELTS TOEFL (IBT&PBT) NZCEL Pearson English
CELTA or Cambridge English
(Cambridge Certificate)
City & Guilds IESOL
CEFR Level
Diplome De
Cuisine/Patisserie
(Level 4)
5.5 no sub-score under 5.0
IBT: 46
(with a writing score of 14)
Completion of NZCEL 3 (Applied/Academic)
PTE (Academic)
score of 42
FCE score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
B2 Communicator with a score of 42
B2
Le Grand Diplome
(Level 4 x 2)
5.5 no sub-score under 5.0
IBT: 46
(with a writing score of 14)
Completion of NZCEL 3 (Applied/Academic)
PTE (Academic)
score of 42
FCE score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
B2 Communicator with a score of 42
B2
Diplome Avance
Culinaire
(Level 5)
Academic 5.5 no sub-score under 5.0
IBT: 46
(with a writing score of 14)
Level 4 (General) or
(Employment)
PTE (Academic)
score of 42
FCE score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
B2 Communicator with a score of 42
B2
Degree (Level 7)
Academic 6.0 no sub-score under 5.5
IBT: 60
(with a writing score of 18)
Level 4 (Academic)
PTE(Academic)
score of 50
No band score lower than 42
FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
B2 Communicator with a score of 66
C1


Acceptable evidence of English language proficiency:

For more information about the Engllish requirements set by New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) please click here.

Recommended English Language Providers in the Wellington Region

English Provider

English Programme
 
Entry requirements Duration
Intake Dates
Website Highlights Contact

Campbell Institute

General English
Depends on the
intended level of
English programme

2-24 weeks
Flexible http://campbell.ac.nz/
Pathway programme
5 mins walk to LCB
Accommodation arrangment
Natalie Chambers
ETC

NZCEL
EAS
Depends on the
intended level of
English programme
NZCEL - 20 weeks
EAS -10-12 weeks
Flexible http://www.etc.ac.nz/
5 mins walk to LCB
Accommodation arrangment
TOEIC only testing centre in
Wellington
Rozina Yusuf
NZLC
General English, IELTS,
Cambridge,etc.
Depends on the
intended level of
English programme
Flexible Flexible http://nzlc.ac.nz/
5 mins walk to LCB
Accommodation arrangment
Lenka Sladkova

EMS
General English
NZCEL (Level 3 & 4)
Depends on the
intended level of
English programme
NZCEL Level 3 (16 weeks)
NZCEL Level 4 (16 weeks)

Flexible


https://ems.ac.nz/

2 mins walk to LCB
Accommodation arrangement
Airport Pick-up
Derek Lowe
derek@ems.ac.nz
If you are not certain of the evidence required, please email enrol@cordonbleu.edu


SaveSave
TOP