The ICAO Language Proficiency Test
As a pilot, you face numerous regulations. One of them is the need to hold a current ICAO language proficiency.
Together with our cooperation partner Vimana, we want to make your stressful everyday life easier. Therefore, we provide a quick & easy online test that can be done at home, at your convenience, within 40 minutes!
Your level of English-speaking competency must equal Level 6, which is the “expert” level of communication ability in the English language.
The ICAO Level 6 (“expert” competency) is valid for your lifetime.
You can take the ICAO Language Proficiency Test online if your flight crew license is issued by an EASA member state in reference to EU (VO) 2019/1747. We provide the standard of ICAO Doc 9835 and FCL.055 e) which follows the “best practice” in all regards according to the recommendations of ICAO. The testing system also fulfills the latest requirements of the Annex I to ED Decision 2020/005/R.
License holders from other countries are recommended to ask their responsible CAA if they acknowledge this test and its certificate.
The exam exists of 2 parts and takes 40 minutes at the most. It is an oral exam with no written or multiple choice tasks. In the first part, you have to answer some non-technical questions. The second part is an open conversation. As you can see, no need to be nervous!
The test certificates issued are accepted acc. EU (VO) 2019/1747 in all EASA member states as well as Germany and Austria e.g. The language examiners are qualified in accordance with ICAO Doc 9835, 2 examiners each assess the exam.
The result of the respective language test is evaluated in accordance with the ICAO Rating Scale (FCL Appendix 2) and the “Holistic Descriptors” (FCL.055).
The test is carried out face-to-face AND voice-only according to AMC1 FCL.055 (Annex I to ED Decision 2020/005 / R).The test is carried out via Skype or zoom.
On site appointments are available upon request. The supervising authority for the LAB110 is Austro Control GmbH