Safety English Test (SET)

What is the SET?

The Safety English Test (SET) is an online English language competency test designed specifically for the global energy industry. SET benchmarks an employee’s level of English language skills within the specific context of safety in the energy industry.

Why take the SET?

Who is SET for:

SET is perfect for companies (IOCs, NOCs, Service companies and recruitment consultants) who need to validate the English language skills of present or newly recruited staff.


Safety English Test (SET)

2 hours
Online (all 4 modules)
Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening
7 days
10 days
Test Fee:
£150 per candidate
24/7, 365, by arrangement with Invigilation Centre
Available in-house:
Yes, if approved as an Invigilation Centre
Available externally:
Yes, at any approved Invigilation Centre
Key features:
  • Has been developed specifically for international energy companies
  • Content is focused on authentic language and situations
  • Utilises integrated voice-recording technology
  • Selects questions at random from an internal test item bank
  • Is benchmarked to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR)
  • The active skills of speaking and writing marked by experienced examiners, not by machines

How to prepare:
No specific preparation is required for the test. However, students can benefit from Oil and Gas and HSE courses run by PLS

Test dates:
SET can be taken on demand at Professional Language Solutions, 11 Coldbath Square, London EC1R 5HL.

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