Exam Format and Length

The Format and Length of the National Spanish Examinations vary depending upon which level of exam the student is taking.


  • The Initial Level (Pre01) contains only one test, 40 minutes in length.


  • The Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Levels (01, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) contain two tests, each of which is 40 minutes in length.


Click here for a more detailed chart of the Format and Length of the National Spanish Examinations.


Most teachers choose to give Levels 01 – 6 on two separate days during the normal class period.

NOTE:  Teachers should allow an additional five (5) minutes for students to fill out the student information section on the Achievement part of the test