At this time the Bilingual Testing has transition to a remote operation. Requirements for access to the exam: a personal computer with camera and microphone and the newest version of Zoom and Google Docs.
Bakersfield College administers bilingual English/Spanish exams and issues certificates verifying bilingual proficiency in verbal, reading and writing.
In order to be considered for bilingual positions, the individual must demonstrate proficency in English/Spanish.
The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a means through which academic credit may be given for nontraditional forms of educational experience, also known as credit by exam. For more information visit the testing center website.
Valid photo ID required; Cell phone or pagers must be turned off during testing. Must be prompt - Late comers will not be tested.
English/Spanish Proficiency Exam - Certification Testing Schedule (Schedule subject to change)
(TESTS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - PAYMENT IS REQUIRED TO SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT.)
A minimum number of clients are required for testing to occur.
If you pass the Bilingual exams - Tier I, Verbal, Certificate will be provided at the time of the exam; Tier II, Written, Certificate will be mailed after it is scored, approximately two week to address provided on exam.
Where: Bakersfield College
Office: Career & Technical Education
Location: Family and Consumer Education (FACE), Room 16
Address: 1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Schedule Academic Year 2020-2021
All dates have been moved to an online format using Zoom and Google Docs
Thursday, September 24th - Booked
Tuesday, September 29th - Booked
Thursday, October 8th - Afternoon hours - Waiting list
Thursday, October 15th - Afternoon hours - Waiting list
Tuesday, October 20th - Afternoon hours - Waiting list
Tuesday, October 27th - Afternoon hours - Waiting list