ECCE Dictionary Definitions


International exam that measures and certifies the student’s level of English up to an upper intermediate (B2 according to the CEFR-Common European Framework of Reference CEFR). It is intended for candidates who wish to obtain certification of their English language skills for educational and employment fields.



  • It is endorsed by Cambridge Michigan Language Assesments(CaMLA).
  • Certifies the student’s level of English for academic and professional purposes.
  • It assesses the understanding of grammatical structures, oral and written expression, as well as the candidate’s listening and reading comprehension.
  • It has no expiration date.

Exam features

  • Format: paper and pencil.
  • Multiple choice questions (listening and reading comprehension, grammar).
  • Specific tasks for the elaboration of answers (oral and written expression).
  • Certifies level B2 of the CEFR

Skills assessed

  • Written expression: 30 minutes
  • Listening comprehension: 30 minutes
  • Language use and reading comprehension: 90 minutes
  • Oral expression – interview: 20 minutes

Day of exam

Written exam dates:

June 27, 2020

Due to the current situation we are going through, the June administration scheduled by our institution has been canceled. Thanks for your understanding.

December 12, 2020


Due to the current situation, MLA has not been able to send the certificates for the exams administered in December 2019. These documents will be delivered as soon as the situation returns to normal. However, temporarily, we can deliver the digital score reports and in PDF format of the exams administered in December 2019. For this purpose, please send an email indicating your full name and a photocopy of your ID requesting said document to : [email protected] Thank you for your understanding.

Four months after the exam date, the results will be received and published.
As soon as the results arrive, the codes of the candidates who passed the exam and the instructions for collecting their certificates and score reports will be published.

ECCE Preparation

According to abbreviationfinder, ECCE stands for Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English.

The ECCE preparation course offers the candidate the opportunity to practice and become familiar with the tasks that make up the different sections of the exam in order to take it successfully. The cost of the course includes the right to use the multimedia resources in the language laboratory (Self-Access Center). Two courses of one month each are offered, which consist of exercises to increase the candidate’s ability. In both cases, reading and listening comprehension, grammar, vocabulary and written expression practices are taken similar to the exam; Also, preparation for the interview is provided.

Requirement: complete intermediate level in ICPNA or accredit said level through the classification exam. If more than a year has passed since graduating from ICPNA, the candidate must take the classification exam, which is administered from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. and from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Exam Results

To pick up the report card and certificate of the international exam, you should go to the International Services and Consulting office, located at Av. Angamos Oeste 120, third floor, Miraflores.

The delivery of the certificate is personal and with a valid ID, if not the holder, attach a simple power of attorney and a copy of the ID to collect your results.

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday:
Mornings: from 9 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. Afternoons: from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.