Marlins English Language Test for Offshore Workers

What is it?

Marlins Offshore Test Screenshot

The Marlins English Language Test for Offshore Workers is an online assessment tool that tests listening, reading, grammar and vocabulary. It is highly interactive and integrates relevant visuals and graphics.

The test can be accessed at

Who is it for?

The test is set within the context of the oil and gas industry. However, it focuses on the ability to understand English as opposed to testing specialised technical skills. It is suitable for all nationalities and positions regardless of whether they are based offshore or onshore.

What are the main features?

Team of offshore workers

Test users get the chance to practise each question type before the start of the test and help information is available in 11 languages. A certificate of the user’s result can be printed out at the end of the test.

The online test also allows larger companies with several test sites to manage the purchase and distribution of tests through one central account. A powerful new reporting feature allows reports to be compiled on purchase history, test balance, test results and enables searches for individual test results.

Price and Availability

The test costs just USD 40 per test and can be purchased directly from the Marlins Test Centre. There is no minimum order and discounts are available for buying in bulk. These will be kept in credit in your online account for use at any time.