At a glance

The TOEIC® Test is designed to measure a person's ability to use every day English in a work environment. The TOEIC test is internationally recognised and is used by over 10,000 companies, government agencies and institutions worldwide to assess the English skills of current and future employees and students.

Start dates

2023 dates: 20 January, 17 February, 17 March, 14 April, 12 May, 9 June, 7 July, 4 August, 1 September, 6 October, 3 November, 1 December


The test is delivered in one day.

Hours per week


Levels available

The test is available for takers of all levels.


TOEIC Test ($230) & TOEIC Test plus Official Score Certificate ($268) / CCEL Christchurch students and frequent test takers at CCEL Christchurch: after 3 tests $140

Skills Focus

Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing

Exam Format

  • The TOEIC test is a paper based test consisting of 2 sections.
  • The Listening section lasts for 45 minutes.
  • The Reading section lasts for 75 minutes.
  • The Test includes 200 Multiple Choice Questions.

Important Dates

CCEL TOEIC Test Dates 2023
Friday 20 January
Friday 17 February
Friday 17 March
Friday 14 April
Friday 12 May
Friday 9 June
Friday 7 July
Friday 4 August
Friday 1 September
Friday 6 October
Friday 3 November
Friday 1 December

Registration: at least 2 weeks before the test date

Results notification: 10 - 14 days after the test


Please register for the TOEIC Test at least 2 weeks before the test date by completing the registration form

Application Form:

Return it by post, email or in person to:

CCEL Christchurch, University of Canterbury Campus, Carpark One, Solway Avenue, Ilam, PO Box 31212, Christchurch 8444

CCEL Auckland, Level 7, 155 Queen Street, Auckland,
PO BOX 7206, Auckland 1141


For an additional fee, candidates can use the TOEIC Online Learning and Preparation Course.

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