Test Format

NAATI CCL Test Format

NAATI CCL Test determines a candidate’s ability to convey the meaning of a conversation from English language to LOTE (Language Other Than English) and vice versa. On passing CCL Test, a candidate is rewarded five bonus points also known as Credentialed Community Language points, a criterion on the point test for Australia immigration visa application.

In the Online CCL Test, the candidate need to activate the recording for interpretation & translation. This recording consists of two dialogues. Each dialogue represents a conversation between a native English Speaker and a native LOTE speaker. A candidate’s response is recorded for the NAATI CCL scoring procedure.

Each dialogue is of approximately 300 words, nearly half in English and half in the chosen LOTE. The dialogue is further divided into different segments. Each segment is of maximum 35 words.

Maximum time allotted for the test is 20 minutes.

NAATI sends the result via mail within 4-6 weeks from the test date.

Test Format

How is the CCL Test taken?

The dialogues in the test usually cover the real-life scenario that contribute to the social life of Australian society.

Candidate need to activate each recording.

A chime will be heard 5 seconds after end of each segment.

Candidate starts interpreting the segment after chime.

The candidate’s response is recorded.

Candidate reactivates the recording to play the next segment.

The process continues till the candidate completes the test. Learn More

(Source: https://www.naati.com.au/services/ccl/ )

Topics covered in the NAATI CCL Test

The dialogues in the test usually cover
the real-life scenario that contribute to the social life of Australian society.
Business
Community
Consumer Affairs
Education
Employment
Financial
Health
Housing
Immigration/Settlement
Insurance
Legal
Social services

These dialogues are designed with a view to examine a candidate’s ability to serve as a medium of communication between two persons who speak different languages.