Book your PTE Academic test

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Update: 17 August 2021

As of 11:59pm, Tuesday 17th August, Auckland is at Alert Level 4. 

This means the ELA, including our testing centre, is currently closed. Our admin team however is still available to answer any queries and support you in any way we can.

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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 open 7 days a week.
  • 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.

•    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 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
•    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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Update: 22 February 2021 From 11:59 pm Monday the 22nd February Auckland will move to Alert Level 1.  This is great news and means the ELA, including the test centre, is now open. All students, test candidates and staff can return to the school as normal from Tuesday the 23rd of February. 
The English Language Academy (ELA) is pleased to announce the expansion of our top quality and affordable online test preparation options for students in a new partnership with E2 Language.  E2 Language is a Melbourne based software development company that specialises in English language technology and is partnered with global English testing centres and top-ranking universities. 
Akhil´s journey preparing for the PTE was relatively brief, approximately 1 month,  but it was certainly intense. After our fourth tutorial he went for his fifth attempt and he passed with flying colors  – Overall score 89! Congratulations Akhil!  Then comes the questions: What’s the trick? Or give can you me some tips? Sorry no tricks, no shortcuts. It’s all about hard work!  Read the full story HERE.

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