Book your PTE Academic test

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Update: 14 April 2022

Auckland is currently at Orange in the COVID Protection Framework.

Our Exam Centre (IELTS and Pearson) is offering exams under the current Protection Framework.

Our reception team is working remotely. Test bookings can be made by clicking on "Book your PTE Academic test" above.

If you need to contact Pearson, please call 050 830 6723 for booking assistance.

Alternatively, for refunds, rescheduling and other exam issues, please call 0800 451 260.

ELA follows the Ministry of Education’s Guidelines for Tertiary Education Organisations on how to operate under the Government’s COVID-19 Protection Framework. ELA will respond according to the requirements of the different levels (red, orange, green) as they happen.

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ELA SmartLearn - Online test preparation

Prepare for your PTE Academic test with our top quality online test preparation platform. The courses include practice questions, live classes and much more!

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PTE test centre

Why take a PTE Academic test at the ELA?

  • Largest official Pearson test centre in Auckland with 12 stations.
  • Central location close to public transport lines and parking facilities.
  • Highly experienced test administrators.
  • Secure testing technology to ensure candidate confidentiality and integrity of answers.
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Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)


The Pearson PTE Academic is an internationally leading computer-based English test recognised for study abroad, pathways to universities and immigration. 

The shorter PTE Academic test effective on 16th November 2021 will still be accepted by the same universities and professional bodies, including more than 3,000 academic institutions worldwide, and by the governments of Australia, the UK, and New Zealand for visa and immigration purposes.


Fast
•    Book your test in as little as 24 hours in advance
•    Delivers online results in approximately five business days
 
Flexible PTE Test Dates
•    Tests are held throughout the year, so choose a time that suits you
 
Approved
•    Approved by New Zealand and Australian Governments for visa applications
•    Accepted by the University of Auckland and numerous organisations in New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA, Canada and Ireland
 
Secure
•    Candidate test answers are highly secure with Pearson’s palm vein scanning, randomised test forms and data forensics technology

Learn more about PTE Academic

About the Test

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About the Test

Understand the test format, scoring and institutions that accept PTE Academic scores.

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Book a Test

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Book a Test

Use Pearson's online portal to book your test in little as 24 hours in advance. 

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Test Day

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Test Day

How to get to ELA's test centre and what to expect on your test day. 

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Test Results

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Test Results

How your test scores are issued and re-mark application

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News

Update: 14 April 2022 Auckland is currently at Orange in the COVID Protection Framework. Our Exam Centre (IELTS and Pearson) is offering exams under the current Protection Framework. Our reception team is working remotely. Test bookings can be made by clicking on "Book your PTE Academic test" above. If you need to contact Pearson, please call 050 830 6723 for booking assistance. Alternatively, for refunds, rescheduling and other exam issues, please call 0800 451 260.
Update: 23 December 2021 We are delighted to announce that our test centre will be reopening its doors for onsite IELTS and Pearson testing from 15 January 2022. You can book your IELTS and Pearson test with us now! In line with the University of Auckland COVID-19 vaccination policy, all candidates and staff will need to be fully vaccinated as a condition of entry to campus.
Effective 16th November 2021, PTE Academic tests will be shortened to 2 hours 15 minutes with fewer questions but no changes in overall format, question types and scoring scale.

Need help?

Booking assistance: 050 830 6723

Refunds, rescheduling, and other exam issues: 0800 451 260

Directions to the ELA: +64 919 7695

67 Symonds Street | Grafton | Auckland