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AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group is an Ofqual approved, national Awarding Organisation (AO) offering a range of regulated vocational, professional, and technical qualifications from entry level to level 6 awards. Our ESOL qualifications are candidate focused, flexible and promote both progression and employability.

AIM is not just another Awarding Organisation (AO). Our outstanding customer service sets us apart from other AOs. We have a team of customer experience advisers and dedicated centre leads for each of our centres. Our values and ethos support our belief in rewarding learning and promoting progression, with success as the focus of what we know makes a difference.

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The AIM / Anglia Partnership

Anglia Examinations offers a comprehensive and structured 10-step programme of assessing English language competence, from beginner through to near-native speaker level. For the highest four levels, Anglia Examinations has partnered with AIM Qualifications  to develop an exciting  suite of ESOL International Qualifications. 

As of May 2021, students successfully completing the AIM Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Anglia Mastery) will be awarded UCAS tariff points which can count towards university application tariffs. This English language qualification is the only one of its kind in the UK with UCAS points.

Offering AIM ESOL qualifications

Training centres and colleges wishing to offer the highest four levels of Anglia ESOL Examinations must be ‘AIM recognised centres’. AIM is responsible for the registration of candidates, verification and certification.

Full details can be found on the AIM website.

AIM Approved Anglia Examinations (ESOL)

Anglia Exams partner with AIM to offer Ofqual approved qualifications for the top four levels of our suite of general English (ESOL International) examinations:

  • B1 Intermediate AIM Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International (Entry 3) (B1) (Anglia Intermediate) Ofqual qualification number 601/4946/2
  • B2 Advanced AIM Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (B2) (Anglia Advanced) Ofqual qualification number 601/4947/4
  • C1 Proficiency AIM Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (C1) (Anglia Proficiency) Ofqual qualification number 601/4949/8
  • C2 Masters AIM Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Anglia Mastery) Ofqual qualification number 601/4948/6
Contact AIM

Speak to AIM's Customer Experience Team for more information: +44 (0)1332 341822 or email