ULCCS Centre of excellence will offer Cambridge English programme across the State

ULCCS, the 94-year-old co-operative will launch Centre of excellence of Cambridge English at Karapparamba, Kozhikode. The official inauguration of the programme will be held at UL Cyberpark, Kozhikkode on 19th December 2019 at 10 AM. ULCCS is actively involved in education and skill development through UL Education. The basic objective of UL education is to reduce the skill gap and to improve the employability of educated youth. As part of improving soft skills, communication and English proficiency, ULCCS Ltd has entered into an agreement with Cambridge Assessment English of Cambridge University, UK to start a Centre of Excellence. This platform envisages to train and asses English language Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking skills. Various courses notified by Cambridge English will be offered through this centre. Students above 17 years age can enrol for the Cambridge English programme which in turn will improve their English communication and employability. Minister for Higher Education, Govt of Kerala Dr. K.T.Jaleel has agreed to inaugurate the Cambridge English Centre of Excellence of ULCCS. Minister for Skills, Labour and Excise, Govt of Kerala Sri. T.P.Ramakrishnan will preside over the function. Sri.T.K.Arunachalam, Regional Director (South Asia), Cambridge Assessment English will deliver the keynote address. Moreover, during the inaugural session, experts from Cambridge English will share an overview of the programme offered by them. The Centre will offer linguaskill and Cambridge English placement test. The learners will get the opportunity for Cambridge assessment from the Centre. Moreover, the centre will provide training for the International English language training system IELTS and Occupational English Test-OET. Linguaskill is a quick and convenient online test to help organizations check the English levels of individuals and groups of candidates. It is the state of the art language assessment system provided by Cambridge Assessment English. It tests speaking, writing, reading and listening English skills. Testing the English language levels of students is an important activity for higher education institutions and pathway providers, whether for admissions, course placement, progress measurement or graduation. Linguaskill helps institutions test candidates easily and reliably and provides them with fast results. The test is an adaptive, computer-based and modular English exam. Results are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the international standard for describing language ability. Results are generated within 48 hours, with instant results for the Reading and Listening module. Employees may have to work with colleagues or customers around the world or with different regional languages where English will be the common medium of communication. This requires a command over the English language to express properly. Linguaskill can be used to measure and support their communication skills. Linguaskill can also be used to assess new job applicants while recruiting them to jobs.CEPT is a fast accurate and affordable online test designed to assess learner’s level of English. It helps to place the students on the right course. A single test covers Reading Listening and Language Knowledge. The test can be administered on all candidates irrespective of the CEPR level. Results of this test are presented in clear, easy to understand report. Each learner gets a test score as well as CEPR level. The test features a variety of accents and texts from a range of English speaking countries. The test involves reading and listening tasks. Students above 17 years can enrol for the programme. Classes will be customized stakeholder based on the convenience of students. Students, teachers and other professionals can enrol for the 2 months linguaskill & CEPT programmes. Course fee for the programme is Rs 12000. For more details and online registration visit www.uleducation..ac.in/cambridge. Contact info-9048623456