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Testing Services

The Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

Canberra Institute of Technology Library is an official test centre for PTE Academic.

PTE Academic is a computer based secure English Language test which assesses the four key language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing.

  • Approved for all Australian and New Zealand visa and migration applications
  • Accepted by thousands of academic programs
  • Easy to book - you can schedule tests just 24 hours in advance
  • Quick to mark - results are typically provided within five working days


PTE Academic can be booked online. You must create a Pearson account in order to book and schedule your test.  BOOK HERE


Canberra Institute of Technology
Library, Block E Ground Floor
37 Constitution Avenue, Reid
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Find out more about PTE Academic at

Invigilation Service

The CIT Library provides an exam invigilation service for external students. The test centre is conveniently located at CIT Reid library. This location is easily accessible by public transport or car. Paid parking is available near the test centre location.
The invigilation service includes provision of:

  • A quiet room as an examination centre for the nominated examination period
  • A suitably qualified invigilator to supervise the exam for the required time period
  • Receipt & dispatch of exam material via registered post to an Australian address as required where an invigilation charge is levied
  • Lockers for the storage of the student’s personal belongings

Fees Per Student (GST inclusive)

Up to 1.5 hours $60
1.5 - 3 hours $110
3 - 4 hours $145

For more information, or to book an examination through CIT Library, please email or phone (02) 6207 3366.