B2 Business Vantage (BEC Vantage)

B2 Business Vantage, also known as BEC Vantage, is a qualification which shows employers that its holders are ready to work successfully in international business. This exam could help its holders when applying for new jobs, getting a promotion, or developing their career.  

It is the second of Cambridge English: Business Certificates (BEC) suite of exams and is set at CEFR Level B2.

B2 Business Vantage is made up of four papers (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking) developed to test candidates’ English skills. Having B2 Business Vantage qualification shows that candidates can write short business messages, reports and proposals, read extracts from business publications and listen to, understand and contribute to discussions in meetings. Achieving a certificate at this level proves that candidates are becoming skilled in Business English.

B2 Business Vantage is aimed at learners who want to:

  • Succeed in business-related studies with English language skills they can prove.
  • Improve their career opportunities – get the English language skills they need to be successful.

B2 Business Vantage (BEC Vantage) is recognized by the private sector. It is also officially recognized in Greece by the state (ASEP/Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection) as a certification of English language competence at various levels depending on the Cambridge English Scale overall score, as follows:

Level of recognition Overall score
C1 180-190
B2 160-179
B1 140-159

B2 Business Vantage is accepted globally by top international companies as well as education institutions and business schools.

Last Update At: 2019/02/19 - 16:20:16

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