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Versant by Pearson

Language testing you can trust

Don’t miss out on talent for your workforce. Versant by Pearson is a language testing solution that can help your business hire the best talent with confidence.

Our tests let you streamline your recruitment process, evaluating candidates' language proficiency fast, accurately and with reduced human bias.

  • 24x7 test availability. No appointment needed
  • 3 million tests delivered each year

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About the tests

Our tests are designed to assess practical, business-relevant language skills across speaking, writing, reading and listening. Plus, a manager dashboard to track results and identify future training needs.

  • 4 skills: Tests speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, giving you confidence in your employees' ability to seamlessly transition between any communication channel
  • Speaking only: Test for comprehension, vocabulary and pronunciation, perfect for customer-facing roles
  • Writing only: Suitable for those specializing in note taking, summarizing and email communication
  • Test spoken English, Spanish, French, Arabic and Dutch

An efficient solution to help companies grow

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Issue tests quickly and receive results within minutes, saving you time and enabling you to assess candidates anytime, anywhere

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Our AI technology accurately assesses language ability with reduced human bias, providing you with fair and reliable test results

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Our tests use practical, business-relevant content to evaluate candidates, ensuring that you find the right person for the role

“The good things about Versant by Pearson are the speed, the flexibility of smartphone testing, and the score reliability. In our experience, there is little score fluctuation, no matter how many times the same person takes the test.”
Tatsuyoshi Oba, General Manager of Group HR Division and Corporate HR Department, Persol Holdings
“The Versant by Pearson tests helped us standardize and scale up our recruitment process. This led to significant improvement in the quality of hires on communication skills.”
Abraham Zachariah, Global Head, Learning and Development, Cognizant BPS

Prepare with confidence

We offer scored practice tests and an extensive range of resources to help your employees prepare for their test. 

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We are with you every step of the way to ensure you and your test takers have the best Versant by Pearson testing experience.

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