What is CPE Cambridge Exam Preparation?

Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) – CRICOS course code: 090310G

  • It shows the world that you have mastered English to an exceptional level
  • It proves you can communicate with the fluency and sophistication of a proficient English user
  • Preparing for and passing the exam means you have the level of English that’s needed to study or work in a very senior professional or academic environment, for example on a postgraduate or PhD programme

Study Mode

Intensive 25 hrs/wk

Morning classes only M-F 8.30am-2.30pm

Semi Intensive 20 hrs/wk

Morning OR Evening classes M-Th 8.30am-2.30pm or M-F 5pm-9.15pm

Key Features

Key features

  • Study demanding subjects at the highest level, including postgraduate and PhD programmes
  • Negotiate and persuade effectively at senior management level in international business settings
  • Understand the main ideas of complex pieces of writing
  • Talk about complex or sensitive issues, and deal confidently with difficult questions

Reasons to choose Cambridge English (CPE)

  • This is our highest-level exam. Passing it proves that you have mastered English to an exceptional level
  • Helps you to develop the English skills needed to succeed in very high level academic or professional environments

Why Cambridge English (CPE) at IH Sydney?

  • Cambridge exam is optional
  • Cambridge test centre since 11th October 2014
  • Highly experienced teachers
  • 4, 8 or 12 weeks
  • Move freely between morning and evening, without any fee or price difference

More information about Cambridge Exam Preparation CPE

Exam Min. Entry Level Min. IELTS Score Min. Exit Level
CPE Good Advanced 8 8.5 (C2)
  • Entry tests: Mondays 8:00am and 4:00pm. Please book in advance for test or trial lesson.
  • Offshore testing available here

2018 Start dates

Weeks Start Dates Exam Dates
10 weeks 2 Jan- 9 Mar 10 Mar ( paper based)
4 weeks 23 Apr – 18 May
4 weeks  21 May – 15 Jun
4 weeks  18 Jun- 13 Jul  14 July ( computer based)
4 weeks  10 Sep – 5 Oct
4 weeks  8 Oct – 2 Nov
4 weeks  5 Nov – 30 Nov  1 Dec ( paper based)


  • The exam will only run with a minimum of 4 students
  • Enrolment closes 6 weeks before the exam date
  • We recommend to take all 12 weeks before the exam
  • Computer based exams held at the Bondi location

2019 Start Dates

Weeks  Start Dates  Exam Dates
10 weeks 2 Jan- 8 Mar 9 Mar ( paper based)


Contact us for our special prices

Please present the following to International House Sydney:

  • Section A of the application form
  • Signed Terms and Conditions and Indemnity and Release form
  • Entry tests: Mondays 8:00am and 4:00pm. Please book in advance for test or trial lesson
  • Offshore testing available here
Exciting Announcement!

IH Melbourne

is opening 1 October, 2018

School features

  • Amazing location in the heart of Melbourne
  • 10x spacious classrooms
  • Large student common area with 2x kitchens
  • Latest technology and equipment
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