CAEL Network

Supporting your clients and students to ensure their success at Canadian colleges and universities.

What is the CAEL?

CAEL is the leading academic English proficiency test for study in Canada that is accepted by all major English-language Canadian institutions. Find out more at

Computer-Delivered Test

Done in just one sitting and

includes features such as a

personal timer & word counter

Acceptance Across Canada

Accepted by over 180 Canadian

universities and colleges, including

all of the English U15 institutions

Quick Online Results

Available online in 3-8 business days, sent to 5 institutions at no extra cost

Accessible Study Materials

Free sample tests, videos, online information sessions, preparation courses, and webinars

What is the CAEL Online?

Paragon is pleased to introduce the online delivery of the CAEL CE Test, called CAEL Online. The test includes the same test format, content, and reporting scale as the CAEL CE Test. All Speaking and Writing responses also continue to be rated in the same manner by Paragon’s team of expert human raters in Canada. Find out more at 

Please note: CAEL Online is available for test takers in Canada.  CAEL Online is expected to be internationally available soon. 

Follows the same format as CAEL CE

Features the same rating and results as CAEL CE

Single test sitting completed in 3.5 hours

Test is completed from your home

What is the CAEL Network?

For individuals and organizations looking for partnership benefits, Paragon is introducing the CAEL Network. This program will provide you with incentives for following business practices that align with Paragon values.

Trusted & Convenient

Client registrations can be made

directly through the agent

account dashboard

Leveraging Branding

Members can co-brand their materials with our logos, as well as with our exclusive Network Member badges

8% Referral Commission

Members can access our referral program, which provides materials to collect referral commission from test registrations

CAEL Network Benefits: Agents

Access to Paragon Branding/Marketing Materials

Access to Paragon Branding/Marketing Materials

Access to Paragon Branding/Marketing Materials

Access to Paragon Branding/Marketing Materials

Access to Paragon Branding/Marketing Materials

Recognition as “CAEL/CELPIP Network - *level* Member”

Access to Paragon Branding/Marketing Materials

Test-Taker Registration and Affiliate Privileges with Commission

Listing on Paragon Website




Feature Section/Page

Access to workshops and prep opportunities for test takers

CAEL Network Benefits: Prep Providers

Free practice test codes

Ongoing instructor training

Access to workshop materials and tiered instructor training




Access to all Agent Network benefits

Bulk discount on IPP Materials

Discount on one live test with score per instructor







Free Accelerate codes

Free 72-hour / 100-hour prep program materials




Application Process

In order to ensure all submissions are reviewed in a fair and timely manner, the following process has been created

to apply for the Network Program:

  • Fill out the application form located at the bottom of this page
  • Provide information requested paying close attention to contact details

Paragon works closely with organizations around the world to ensure that our partners are of the highest quality, and are able to maintain test taker and stakeholder trust in our tests. Prior to joining the Network Program, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Provide a professional website and email address (no gmail or yahoo accounts will be accepted)
  • Provide relevant accreditation, professional designations, or membership in professional associations (such as RCIC, ICCRC, AIRC, ICEF, etc.)
  • Maintain a record clear of breaches from Paragon Test Security

Admission Criteria

To maintain consistently high levels of engagement with our partners, Paragon will work with you on an annual basis to ensure the program is working for all parties involved. This annual membership review includes:

  • Adherence to Branding Guidelines
  • Customer Service Satisfaction survey from Paragon
  • Sustained flow of referrals/registered test takers from approved agent affiliate links

Membership Review

CAEL Network Application Form

Fill out these fields as part of your application so that we are able to create a robust profile for your organization. Every field is required for us to complete your application.

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